Matteo Ruggeri

Matteo Ruggeri (born 11 July 2002) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a left-back for Serie A club Atalanta.[2]

Matteo Ruggeri
Personal information
Full name Matteo Ruggeri[1]
Date of birth (2002-07-11) 11 July 2002 (age 18)
Place of birth San Giovanni Bianco, Italy
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Left-back
Club information
Current team
Number 40
Youth career
2011–2020 Atalanta
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2020– Atalanta 6 (0)
National team
2018–2019 Italy U17 16 (0)
2019– Italy U18 9 (0)
2020– Italy U19 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10:21, 24 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 8 November 2020

Club career

Matteo Ruggeri grew up in Zogno, Lombardy, Italy, where he started playing football, before joining Atalanta's youth sector in 2011.[3] He made his professional debut for Atalanta on 3 November 2020, coming on as a substitute in the 81st minute in a UEFA Champions League group stage match against Liverpool, which Atalanta lost 5–0 at home.[4] Five days later, he made his Serie A debut in a 1–1 home draw against Inter.[5]


  1. "FIFA U-17 World Cup Brazil 2019: List of Players: Italy" (PDF). FIFA. 31 October 2019. p. 12. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 December 2019.
  2. "Matteo Ruggeri". Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  3. Rinaldi, Leandro (24 May 2019). "Matteo Ruggeri, dalla Zognese agli azzurrini: 'mi ispiro a Spinazzola sognando la serie A'". La voce delle valli (in Italian). Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  4. "Incubo Liverpool a Bergamo, Atalanta travolta 5-0". Sky Sport (in Italian). 3 November 2020. Retrieved 3 November 2020.
  5. Pegoraro, Paolo (8 November 2020). "Serie A: Atalanta-Inter, pagelle: Lautaro e Miranchuk, che numeri". Eurosport (in Italian). Retrieved 9 November 2020.