Gianluca Nicco


Gianluca Nicco (born 10 August 1988) is an Italian footballer who plays for Pro Patria.

Gianluca Nicco
Personal information
Date of birth (1988-08-10) 10 August 1988 (age 32)
Place of birth Ivrea, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Pro Patria
Number 20
Youth career
Juventus[1]
2005–2006 Ivrea[2]
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2009 Ivrea 57 (1)
2009–2010 Mantova 26 (1)
2010–2013 Pescara 29 (0)
2012Frosinone (loan) 12 (0)
2013–2015 Perugia 69 (6)
2015–2018 Alessandria 93 (6)
2018–2021 Piacenza 53 (4)
2020–2021Pro Patria (loan) 33 (1)
2021– Pro Patria 0 (0)
National team
2008 Italy U-20 Lega Pro 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 May 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 July 2011

Career


Professional

After the bankruptcy of Mantova, he joined Serie B newcomer Pescara on 22 July 2010.[1]

On 31 January 2012, Nicco signed a loan deal with Frosinone until the end of the 2011–12 season.[3] Nicco was suspended for 3 years due to 2011 Italian football scandal.[4] However it was shorten to 1-year by the appeal court of FIGC.[5] Nicco appealed to the Tribunale Nazionale di Arbitrato per lo Sport of CONI. On 17 December 2012 the ban was shorten to 6 months, which would end on 31 December 2012.[6]

He joined Perugia on 3 January 2013.[7][8]

In the 2015–16 season he signed for Alessandria.

On 29 September 2020 he joined Pro Patria on loan with an option to purchase.[9]

On 24 June 2021, he moved to Pro Patria on a permanent basis and signed a two-year contract.[10]

International

He played for Italy under-20 Lega Pro representative team in 2008–09 Mirop Cup.[11] He also finished as the runner-up in 2008 Trofeo Dossena with the representative team,[12][13] but not played in the final against Grêmio youth team.[14]

In 2009–10 season he was call-up to the training session of Italy under-21 Serie B representative team.[15]

References


  1. "Arriva Gianluca Nicco". Delfino Pescara 1936 (in Italian). 22 July 2010. Archived from the original on 15 March 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
  2. "C.U. 4/TB: CAMPIONATO NAZIONALE "D.BERRETTI"" (PDF). Lega Calcio Serie C (in Italian). 21 September 2005. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-04. Retrieved 2012-02-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Comunicato Ufficiale N°101/CDN (2011–12)" (PDF). Commissione Disciplinare Nazionale (in Italian). FIGC. 18 June 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2012.
  5. "Comunicato Ufficiale N°002/CGF (2012–13)" (PDF). Corte di Giustizia Federale (in Italian). FIGC. 6 July 2012. Retrieved 7 July 2012.
  6. "Sig. Gianluca Nicco v Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio" (PDF) (in Italian). CONI. 1 March 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  7. "Calciomercato Perugia, il centrocampista Nicco vestirà la maglia biancorossa" (in Italian). AC Perugia Calcio. 3 January 2013. Archived from the original on 4 November 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013.
  8. "Notiziario 3 gennaio" (in Italian). Delfino Pescara 1936. 3 January 2013. Archived from the original on 16 January 2014. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  9. "Aurora Pro Patria 1919 comunica di aver acquisito in prestito con diritto di riscatto le prestazioni sportive del calciatore Gianluca Nicco dal Piacenza Calcio 1919" (in Italian). Pro Patria. 29 September 2020.
  10. "Aurora Pro Patria 1919 comunica di aver sottoscritto un contratto biennale con il calciatore Gianluca Nicco" (in Italian). Pro Patria. 24 June 2021.
  11. "Per l'Italia avvio amaro nella Mirop Cup". lega-pro.com (in Italian). 1 October 2008. Archived from the original on 13 July 2011. Retrieved 16 August 2010.
  12. "Torneo Dossena, una variante nella C". Lega-Pro.com (in Italian). 8 June 2008. Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
  13. "Dossena: Italia C battuta su rigore". Lega-Pro.com (in Italian). 11 June 2008. Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
  14. "Nazionale C in finale nel torneo Dossena". Lega-Pro.com (in Italian). 16 June 2008. Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 4 April 2011.
  15. "C.U. 123: RAPPRESENTATIVA DELLA LEGA NAZIONALE PROFESSIONISTI "UNDER 21 SERIE B" RADUNO DI SELEZIONE". Lega Calcio (in Italian). Re-Published by Lega Serie B. 20 November 2009. Retrieved 4 April 2011.