Cristian Molinaro

  • Date of birth : 30/07/1983
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Italy Italy
 
The official website for European football

Cristian Molinaro

Cristian Molinaro

Italian left-back Cristian Molinaro left Juventus for VfB Stuttgart in January 2010 after two and a half years in Turin. Speedy and incisive, the former left-winger had fallen out of favour with the Bianconeri but immediately established himself as a regular in Christian Gross's side.

• Born in southern Italy, he started career with local club Salernitana Calcio 1919, making first-team debut in Serie B during 2002/03 season and becoming a regular over course of next two campaigns.

• Left Salernitana in 2005 for Juventus, who immediately despatched him on loan to another Serie A club, AC Siena.

• Extended loan for second season following Juventus' enforced demotion to Serie B, starting 36 of 38 league fixtures in 2006/07.

• Returned to Juve following their return to top division and established himself as the first-choice left-back in Claudio Ranieri's team over next two seasons, accumulating 60 league appearances and nine in Europe, including both legs of the UEFA Champions League first knockout round tie with Ranieri's former club Chelsea FC.

• Lost place in 2009/10 season to new signing Fabio Grosso, prompting loan move to Stuttgart for remainder of season with option of permanent transfer.

Did you know?
Although Molinaro was included in Juventus's 2009/10 UEFA Champions League squad, he did not play for the club in the competition and, with Juve eliminated at the group stage, was therefore eligible to represent Stuttgart in the knockout rounds.

Last updated: 24/02/10 19.09CET

http://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=1452708.html#cristian+molinaro

Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 02/10/2014 02:02 CET
31.08.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino0-0InternazionaleInternazionale1900
14.09.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria2-0TorinoTorino5800
21.09.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino0-1VeronaVerona9000
28.09.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino1-1FiorentinaFiorentina300

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Cristian Molinaro
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 30/07/1983 (31)
  • Country: Italy
  • Squad number: 3
  • Club: Torino ( ITA)

  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 76kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Third qualifying round)
    13/08/08: Juventus 4-0 Petržalka
  • National team: UEFA European Football Championship (Qualifying round)
    03/09/10: Estonia 1-2 Italy

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Italy10
Total10

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Stuttgart20
Juventus90
Total110
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Stuttgart190
Torino50
Total240
Last updated: 19/09/2014 01:30 CET
  • © 1998-2014 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.