Clubs: US Città di Palermo, Cremonese (loan), Ancona Calcio (loan), Paris Saint-Germain FC
• A native of Sardinia, he launched his career in Venice before moving to Sicily and joining US Città di Palermo.
• Before representing Palermo in Serie A he was sent out on loan, making 22 Serie C1 appearances for Cremonese in 2007/08 and 15 in Serie B for AC Ancona the following season.
• Returned to Palermo for the 2009/10 campaign and, with ex-Italy keeper Walter Zenga as coach, established himself as the team's first choice between the posts as the Rosanero − later led by Delio Rossi − finished fifth in Serie A.
• Played in the UEFA Europa League in 2010/11 and ended the campaign with 37 Serie A appearances and a runners-up medal in the Coppa Italia.
• Left Palermo for Paris Saint-Germain FC as an Italian international, having made his debut against Ivory Coast in August 2010 and started the UEFA EURO 2012 qualifying win in Estonia.
• An impressive debut season in France, helping PSG to second in Ligue 1, led to a UEFA EURO 2012 call-up; was an unused sub as Italy reached the final in Poland and Ukraine.
• First choice for PSG in 2012/13 as they won a first French crown since 1994, and was ever-present as the side made it to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League.
UEFA European Championship: runner-up 2012
©UEFA.com 1998-2014. All rights reserved.
|The home team is listed first.||Last updated: 18/09/2014 01:30 CET|
|14.06.2014||FIFA World Cup||Final tournament - Group stage||England||1-2||Italy||45||0||0|
|08.08.2014||French Ligue 1||Reims||2-2||Paris||90||0||0|
|16.08.2014||French Ligue 1||Paris||2-0||Bastia||90||0||0|
|22.08.2014||French Ligue 1||Évian||0-0||Paris||90||0||0|
|31.08.2014||French Ligue 1||Paris||5-0||St-Étienne||90||0||0|
|13.09.2014||French Ligue 1||Rennes||1-1||Paris||90||0||0|
|UEFA Champions League|
|UEFA Europa League|