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Riccardo Montolivo

Riccardo Montolivo

Clubs: Atalanta BC, ACF Fiorentina, AC Milan

• Started out in late teens with Atalanta BC and experienced mixed fortunes in first two seasons − promotion to Serie A in 2003/04, relegation in 2004/05.

• Joined ACF Fiorentina, initially on co-ownership basis; became a Viola player permanently in 2006, emerging as a deep-lying creative midfielder and helping the Tuscan club to fifth place, despite a 15-point deduction.

• Marked first season of European competition, in 2007/08, by helping Fiorentina into the UEFA Cup semi-finals (scored one goal, against Everton FC) and to a fourth-place finish in Serie A.

• Played for Italy at the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Championship finals and 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing; made his senior international debut in October 2007 against South Africa and although he was cut from the UEFA EURO 2008 squad at the eleventh hour, he featured in all three games at 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup.

• Scored his first UEFA Champions League goal in a 5-2 win at Debreceni VSC on matchday 4 of 2009/10 competition; opened his international goalscoring account on his 25th appearance for the Azzurri, a 2-1 victory against world and European champions Spain in an August 2011 friendly in Bari.

• Made four appearances as Italy reached the final of UEFA EURO 2012, where they were defeated by Spain; agreed a four-year deal to join AC Milan in July 2012 upon the expiration of his Fiorentina contract.

• A mainstay of the Milan side in the 2012/13 season, making 32 Serie A and six UEFA Champions League appearances, before starting all three of Italy's 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup group games to help the side to the semi-finals. 

UEFA honours
UEFA European Championship: runner-up 2012

Last updated: 23/09/13 16.16CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 16/04/2014 02:00 CET
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundArmeniaArmenia1-3ItalyItaly8800
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundItalyItaly3-1DenmarkDenmark8510
14.11.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundItalyItaly1-2FranceFrance5000
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundMaltaMalta0-2ItalyItaly9000
07.06.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundCzech RepublicCzech Republic0-0ItalyItaly9000
14.08.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundItalyItaly1-2ArgentinaArgentina4600
20.08.2013UEFA Champions LeaguePlay-offsPSVPSV1-1MilanMilan9000
24.08.2013Italian Serie AVeronaVerona2-1MilanMilan9000
28.08.2013UEFA Champions LeaguePlay-offsMilanMilan3-0PSVPSV9001
01.09.2013Italian Serie AMilanMilan3-1CagliariCagliari8801
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundItalyItaly2-1Czech RepublicCzech Republic8600
14.09.2013Italian Serie ATorinoTorino2-2MilanMilan4500
06.10.2013Italian Serie AJuventusJuventus3-2MilanMilan9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundDenmarkDenmark2-2ItalyItaly8200
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundItalyItaly2-2ArmeniaArmenia9000
19.10.2013Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-0UdineseUdinese9000
27.10.2013Italian Serie AParmaParma3-2MilanMilan9000
30.10.2013Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-1LazioLazio9000
02.11.2013Italian Serie AMilanMilan0-2FiorentinaFiorentina9000
10.11.2013Italian Serie AChievoChievo0-0MilanMilan8300
18.11.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundItalyItaly2-2NigeriaNigeria5300
01.12.2013Italian Serie ACataniaCatania1-3MilanMilan9011
07.12.2013Italian Serie ALivornoLivorno2-2MilanMilan9000
16.12.2013Italian Serie AMilanMilan2-2RomaRoma9000
12.01.2014Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo4-3MilanMilan3510
15.01.2014Italian CupFifth roundMilanMilan3-1SpeziaSpezia9000
19.01.2014Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-0VeronaVerona9000
26.01.2014Italian Serie ACagliariCagliari1-2MilanMilan9000
01.02.2014Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-1TorinoTorino9000
08.02.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli3-1MilanMilan2000
14.02.2014Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-0BolognaBologna9001
23.02.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria0-2MilanMilan9000
02.03.2014Italian Serie AMilanMilan0-2JuventusJuventus7100
08.03.2014Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese1-0MilanMilan9000
16.03.2014Italian Serie AMilanMilan2-4ParmaParma9000
07.04.2014Italian Serie AGenoaGenoa1-2MilanMilan9000
13.04.2014Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-0CataniaCatania9010

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Riccardo Montolivo
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (age): 18/01/1985 (29)
  • Country: Italy
  • Squad number: 18
  • Club: Milan ( ITA)

  • Height: 181cm
  • Weight: 71kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    20/09/07: Groningen 1-1 Fiorentina
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Final tournament - Group stage)
    13/07/04: Switzerland 1-1 Italy

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Italy120
Italy U-21153
Italy U-1931
Total304

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Milan130
Fiorentina161
Total291
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Fiorentina131
Total131
Last updated: 12/12/2013 01:26 CET
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