Federico Pisani (25 July 1974 – 12 February 1997) was an Italian professional footballer who played as a forward for Atalanta and Monza. Pisani died in a car crash on 12 February 1997, and his squad number (#14) was retired as a mark of respect.
|Date of birth||25 July 1974|
|Place of birth||Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy|
|Date of death||12 February 1997 22)(aged|
|Place of death||Milan, Italy|
|1993||→ Monza (loan)||21||(2)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Pisani began playing for Atalanta's youth team and after a few years joined the Margine Coperta, a satellite club of Atalanta. Returning to Bergamo, he made his debut in Serie A at the age of 17 years. In the Primavera team, he was coached by Cesare Prandelli and often used as a substitute.:362
Pisani died in a car accident with his BMW 320 convertible in the company of his girlfriend Alessandra Midali (who also died in the accident) and two friends (who were uninjured) on 12 February 1997. Pisani was returning home after an evening at the casinò di Campione d'Italia.
Following the death of Pisani, Atalanta retired the number 14 jersey. In his short Serie A career, he made 44 appearances and scored five goals.
- "Football: Federico Pisani killed in car crash". The Independent. 13 February 1997. Retrieved 20 May 2009.
- Elio Corbani; Pietro Serina (2007). Cent'anni di Atalanta - Vol 2. Bergamo: Sesaab. ISBN 978-88-903088-0-2.
- Roberti Ezio (16 February 1997). "L'addio di Bergamo a Federico e Alessandra". Corriere della Sera (in Italian).
- Biglia Andrea (13 February 1997). "Pisani, uno schianto nella notte". Corriere della Sera (in Italian).