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Melania Gabbiadini

Melania Gabbiadini

Previous clubs: ACF Bergamo

Domestic honours: Italian Women's Serie A (4), Italian Women's Cup (3), Italian Women's Super Cup (3) 

Which player most inspired you and why? Pato, because AC Milan are my team. 

Which coach most inspired you? José Mourinho.

What was the best advice they gave you? To play your own game. 

Best player you've played with? Michela Ledri and Christiana Girelli. 

Toughest opponent? Marta. 

What are your memories of your first club as a child? My very first football kit always sticks in my mind. 

What tip would you give a young player hoping to succeed? To stay humble. 

Last updated: 13/09/12 10.44CET

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Melania Gabbiadini
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 28/08/1983 (32)
  • Country: Italy
  • Club: Verona ( ITA)

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Women's Champions League (First qualifying round)
    09/08/07: Verona 16-0 Birkirkara
  • National team: UEFA Women's EURO (Qualifying round)
    22/05/04: Italy 0-0 Switzerland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Italy WOCO2915

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Women's Champions League
Last updated: 20/11/2015 01:06 CET