Luca Rizzo


Luca Rizzo (born 24 April 1992) is an Italian professional footballer. He plays for Pro Vercelli.

Luca Rizzo
Personal information
Date of birth (1992-04-24) 24 April 1992 (age 29)
Place of birth Genoa, Italy
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Pro Vercelli
Youth career
Sampdoria
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2015 Sampdoria 15 (1)
2011–2012Pergocrema (loan) 12 (0)
2012Foligno (loan) 17 (0)
2012–2013Pisa (loan) 23 (2)
2013–2014Modena (loan) 35 (3)
2015–2016Bologna (loan) 23 (0)
2016–2020 Bologna 12 (0)
2017SPAL (loan) 11 (2)
2018Atalanta (loan) 1 (0)
2018–2019Foggia (loan) 5 (0)
2019Carpi (loan) 0 (0)
2019–2020Livorno (loan) 4 (0)
2021– Pro Vercelli 0 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 June 2020

Career


Sampdoria

A youth product of hometown club Sampdoria, Rizzo had spent 3 seasons on loan to lower divisions, for Lega Pro Prima Divisione clubs Pergocrema and Foligno[1][2] in 2011–12 season; Pisa in 2012–13 season.[3]

On 9 July 2013, he was spotted by Serie B club Modena in temporary deal with an option to co-own the player.[4] Modena exercised the option after a successful season, however Sampdoria also exercised the counter-option.[5]

Bologna

On 30 June 2015, Rizzo joined Serie A newcomers Bologna in a temporary deal with an obligation to buy at the end of season, for €5.240 million.[6][7][8]

On 31 January 2019, he joined Carpi on loan.[9]

On 9 August 2019, he joined Livorno on loan.[10]

Pro Vercelli

After not playing in the first half of the 2020–21 season, on 27 January 2021 he signed with Serie C club Pro Vercelli.[11]

References


  1. "Ufficiale: Andrea Rizzo dal Pergocrema al Foligno" (in Italian). UC Sampdoria. 6 January 2012. Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  2. "Rizzo, c'è la firma" (in Italian). Foligno Calcio. 5 January 2012. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved 13 February 2012.
  3. "Luca Rizzo ceduto al Pisa a titolo temporaneo" (in Italian). UC Sampdoria. 4 July 2012. Archived from the original on 8 July 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  4. "Prestiti: Rizzo va al Modena, D'Agostino passa al Pontedera" (in Italian). UC Sampdoria. 9 July 2013. Archived from the original on 12 July 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  5. "Esercitato l'accordo di contro-opzione per Luca Rizzo" (in Italian). UC Sampdoria. 19 June 2014. Archived from the original on 22 June 2014. Retrieved 6 July 2014.
  6. "Ufficiale: Luca Rizzo si trasferisce al Bologna" (in Italian). U.C. Sampdoria. 30 June 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  7. "Rizzo al Bologna" (in Italian). Bologna F.C. 1909. 30 June 2015. Retrieved 7 July 2015.
  8. U.C. Sampdoria S.p.A. bilancio (financial report and accounts) on 31 December 2015 (in Italian), PDF purchased from Italian C.C.I.A.A.
  9. "Mercato: colpo Luca Rizzo per il centrocampo!" [Market: Luca Rizzo for the midfield!] (in Italian). Carpi. 31 January 2019.
  10. "NUOVO ACQUISTO DEL LIVORNO CALCIO" (Press release) (in Italian). Livorno. 9 August 2019.
  11. "BENVENUTO LUCA RIZZO!" (in Italian). Pro Vercelli. 27 January 2021.