Matteo Brighi

  • Date of birth : 14/02/1981
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Italy Italy
 
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Matteo Brighi

Matteo Brighi

Clubs: Rimini Calcio, Juventus, Bologna FC (loan), Parma FC, Brescia Calcio (loan), AS Roma, AC Chievo Verona (loan)

UEFA honours
UEFA European Under-21 Championship:
winner 2004

• Born in the Adriatic tourist resort of Rimini, Brighi left his home-town club for Juventus at 19, making his Serie A debut against SSC Napoli on 30 September 2000 (2-1).

• Made only 11 Serie A appearances for the Bianconeri before joining Bologna on loan, then, a year later, Parma, with whom he made his maiden appearance in UEFA club competition shortly after winning his first senior cap for Italy – in a Trieste friendly against Slovenia (0-1) on 21 August 2002.

• After a one-year loan at Brescia and a victorious UEFA European Under-21 Championship with Italy, he joined Roma, who immediately sent him on a further loan to Chievo, where he would spend the next three seasons before returning to the capital.

• Made his UEFA Champions League debut in 2007/08 against Sporting Clube de Portugal (2-1) and scored three goals the following season which helped Roma top their group ahead of Chelsea FC; substituted in the last minute of extra time before the last-16 penalty shoot-out defeat by Arsenal FC.

• Recalled to international duty for the first time in six and a half years and played three matches in succession in the spring of 2009, including the full 90 minutes in FIFA World Cup qualifier at home to the Republic of Ireland (1-1).

• Made his 100th league appearance for the Giallorossi on 22 January 2011 away to Cagliari Calcio.

Last updated: 25/01/11 16.41CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 25/11/2014 03:50 CET
21.09.2014Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo0-0SampdoriaSampdoria7800
28.09.2014Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo0-1NapoliNapoli9000
25.10.2014Italian Serie AParmaParma1-3SassuoloSassuolo1100
28.10.2014Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo3-1EmpoliEmpoli100
23.11.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino0-1SassuoloSassuolo8400

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Matteo Brighi
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 14/02/1981 (33)
  • Country: Italy
  • Squad number: 22
  • Club: Sassuolo ( ITA)

  • Height: 179cm
  • Weight: 78kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    03/10/02: Parma 3-2 CSKA Moskva
  • National team: UEFA European Under-18 Championship (Intermediary round)
    19/04/00: Czech Republic 2-1 Italy

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Italy U-21231
Italy U-1820
Total251

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Roma143
Chievo10
Total153
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Chievo20
Roma70
Parma30
Total120
Last updated: 01/08/2013 08:15 CET
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