Marco Carnesecchi

Marco Carnesecchi (born 1 July 2000) is an Italian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Serie B club Cremonese, on loan from Atalanta.

Marco Carnesecchi
Personal information
Full name Marco Carnesecchi[1]
Date of birth (2000-07-01) 1 July 2000 (age 20)
Place of birth Rimini, Italy
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Number 28
Youth career
0000–2017 Cesena
2017–2019 Atalanta
2017Cesena (loan)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– Atalanta 0 (0)
2019–2020Trapani (loan) 33 (0)
2021–Cremonese (loan) 16 (0)
National team
2016–2017 Italy U17 4 (0)
2017–2018 Italy U18 8 (0)
2018–2019 Italy U19 14 (0)
2018–2019 Italy U20 3 (0)
2019– Italy U21 12 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17 April 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 May 2021

Club career


He started playing for the Under-19 squad of Atalanta in the 2017–18 season.[2] He was first called up to the senior squad on 14 January 2019 for a 2018–19 Coppa Italia game against Cagliari, but remained on the bench.[3]

Loan to Trapani

On 25 July 2019, he was loaned to the newly-promoted Serie B club Trapani.[4] He made his professional Serie B debut for Trapani on 22 September 2019 in a game against Salernitana. He played the whole game.[5]

Loan to Cremonese

On 5 January 2021, Carnesecchi was loaned to Serie B club Cremonese for the remainder of the 2020–21 season.[6]

International career

He was first called up to represent his country for the Under-17 squad in October 2016 and made his debut on 14 December 2016 in a friendly against Hungary.[7] He was selected for Italy's 2017 UEFA European Under-17 Championship squad, but did not make any appearances behind first-choice Simone Ghidotti.

He was the first-choice goalkeeper for Italy at the 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship as the team was eliminated at group stage.

At the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, he made two appearances in the group game against Japan and the third-place game against Ecuador, backing up Alessandro Plizzari in other games.

On 6 September 2019, he made his debut for the Italy U21 squad in a friendly against Moldova.[8]

Personal life

On 6 October 2020 he tested positive for COVID-19.[9]


  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. Marco Carnesecchi at (in Italian)
  3. "Cagliari v Atalanta game report". Soccerway. 14 January 2019.
  4. "MARCO CARNESECCHI AL TRAPANI" (Press release) (in Italian). Atalanta. 25 July 2019.
  5. "Trapani v Salernitana game report". Soccerway. 22 September 2019.
  6. "Ufficiale – Carnesecchi è un nuovo giocatore della Cremonese". (in Italian). 5 January 2021.
  7. "Italy U17 Carnesecchi profile by FIGC" (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. Retrieved 1 October 2019.
  8. "Successo all'esordio per Nicolato, la nuova Under si presenta con un poker alla Moldavia" (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. 6 September 2019.
  9. "Under 21, non solo Bastoni: due gli azzurrini positivi, l'altro è Carnesecchi" (in Italian). La Gazzetta dello Sport. 7 October 2020.