Gianluca Scamacca


Gianluca Scamacca (born 1 January 1999) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Genoa, on loan from Sassuolo.[2]

Gianluca Scamacca
Personal information
Full name Gianluca Scamacca[1]
Date of birth (1999-01-01) 1 January 1999 (age 22)
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Position(s) Striker
Club information
Current team
Genoa
(on loan from Sassuolo)
Number 9
Youth career
2009–2012 Lazio
2012–2015 Roma
2015–2017 PSV Eindhoven
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2017 Jong PSV 3 (0)
2017– Sassuolo 3 (0)
2018Cremonese (loan) 14 (1)
2018–2019PEC Zwolle (loan) 8 (0)
2019–2020Ascoli (loan) 33 (9)
2020−Genoa (loan) 26 (8)
National team
2014–2016 Italy U17 28 (6)
2016–2017 Italy U18 4 (3)
2017–2018 Italy U19 11 (8)
2018–2019 Italy U20 12 (5)
2018–2021 Italy U21 15 (9)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22:14, 12 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 May 2021

Club career


Youth and early career

A product of Roma youth academy, Scamacca joined PSV Eindhoven in January 2015.[citation needed] He made his professional debut in Eerste Divisie as a Jong PSV player on 22 January 2016, aged 17, in a 1–2 away win against VVV-Venlo, replacing Steven Bergwijn after 61 minutes.[3]

Sassuolo

In January 2017, he was sold to Italian club Sassuolo. On 29 October, at age 18, he made his Serie A debut in a 3–1 loss against Napoli at the Stadio San Paolo.

Loans to Cremonese, PEC Zwolle, Ascoli and Genoa

In January 2018, Scamacca joined Serie B club Cremonese on loan. He scored his first professional goal on 14 April 2018, in the league match against Palermo.

On 31 August 2018, Scamacca joined Eredivisie club PEC Zwolle on loan. He made his debut on 2 September 2018 in the away league match won 1–0 against FC Groningen.

On 13 July 2019, he joined Serie B club Ascoli on loan.[4]

On 2 October 2020, Scamacca joined Genoa in the Serie A on a season-long loan.[5]

International career


As a member of the Italy U17 side he took part at the 2015 and 2016 editions of the UEFA European Under-17 Championship.

On 25 May 2018, he made his debut with the Italy U21 team in a friendly match lost 3–2 against Portugal.

With the Italy U19 he took part in the 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, and scored two goals in the tournament, including one in the 4–3 final loss against Portugal after extra time.[6] The following year he took part in the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup with the Italy U20 squad, reaching the fourth place.

He scored his first goal with the Italy U21 team on 6 September 2019, in a friendly match won 4–0 against Moldova.

Career statistics


Club

As of match played 12 May 2021[7]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Sassuolo 2017–18 Serie A 3030
Cremonese (loan) 2017–18 Serie B 141141
PEC Zwolle (loan) 2018–19 Eredivisie 8020100
Ascoli (loan) 2019–20 Serie B 339243513
Genoa (loan) 2020–21 Serie A 268342912
Career total 83187800009026

Honours


International

Italy U19

Italy U20

Individual

References


  1. "FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019: List of Players: Italy" (PDF). FIFA. 13 June 2019. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 February 2020.
  2. Gianluca Scamacca at Soccerway. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  3. "VVV-Venlo vs. Jong PSV - 22 January 2016 - Soccerway". soccerway.com. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
  4. "Calciomercato: Scamacca in prestito secco dal Sassuolo" [Scamacca on loan from Sassuolo.] (in Italian). Ascoli. 13 July 2019.
  5. "Gianluca Scamacca, rinforzo in attaco" [Gianluca Scamacca, reinforcement in attack] (in Italian). Genoa. 2 October 2020.
  6. "Portugal win epic U19 EURO final". UEFA.com. Union of European Football Associations. 29 July 2018.
  7. "G. Scamacca". Soccerway.
  8. "Mina sparks historic finish for Ecuador". FIFA.com. Fédération Internationale de Football Association. 14 June 2019.