Stefano Greco


Stefano Greco (born 21 February 1999) is an Italian football player. He plays for Roma. He is also known for taking part in Deutschland sucht den Superstar.[1]

Stefano Greco
Personal information
Date of birth (1999-02-21) 21 February 1999 (age 22)
Place of birth Galatina, Italy
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Roma
Youth career
Sporting Soleto
Lecce
2015–2019 Roma
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Roma 0 (0)
2019–2020Vibonese (loan) 20 (0)
2020–2021Pro Patria (loan) 34 (0)
National team
2014 Italy U15 4 (0)
2014–2015 Italy U16 11 (0)
2015 Italy U17 5 (0)
2016 Italy U18 3 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 22 May 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 7 October 2016

Club career


Roma

He is a product of Roma youth teams and started appearing for their Under-19 squad in the 2016–17 season.[2]

He first appeared for Roma's senior squad on 14 July 2018 in a pre-season friendly against Latina.[3] He was called up to the senior squad on several occasions in the 2018–19 Serie A seasons, but did not make any appearances.

Loan to Vibonese

On 18 July 2019, Greco was loaned to Serie C club Vibonese on a season-long loan deal.[4] He made his professional Serie C debut for Vibonese on 25 August 2019 in a season-starting game, a 1–0 away deafeat against Monopoli.[5] He established himself as Vibonese first-choice goalkeeper early in the season. Three weeks later, on 15 September, Greco kept his first clean sheet for the club, a 3–0 home win over Rende.[6] Greco ended his season-long loan to Vibonese with 20 appearances, 30 goals conceded and only 1 clean sheet and he also remaining an unused substitute for 9 other league matches.[7]

Loan to Pro Patria

On 12 August 2020, Greco was signed by Serie C club Pro Patria on a season-long loan deal.[8] On 27 September he made his debut for the club and he also kept his first clean sheet in a 0–0 away draw against Carrarese.[9] Ten days later, on 7 October, he kept his second clean sheet in a 1–0 away win over Olbia, and on 10 October, his third in a 0–0 home draw against Pistoiese.[10][11] Greco helped the club to reach the play-off, however the club lost 3–1 against Juventus U23 in the first round and he ended his season-long loan with 35 appearances, 27 goals conceded and 18 clean sheets.[7]

International career


He was first called up to represent his country in 2014 with the Under-15 squad.[12]

He later appeared for Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 squads, all in friendlies. He was not selected for the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship squad despite receiving call-ups at qualification stage.

Career statistics


Club

As of 22 May 2021
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Vibonese (loan) 2019–20 Serie C 20 0 0 0 20 0
Pro Patria (loan) 2020–21 Serie C 34 0 0 0 1[lower-alpha 1] 0 35 0
Career total 54 0 0 0 1 0 55 0
  1. All appearance(s) in Serie C play-off.

References


  1. Stefano Greco DSDS 2020 film.tv
  2. Stefano Greco at TuttoCalciatori.net (in Italian)
  3. "Latina v Roma game report". Sky Sports. 14 July 2018.
  4. "CALCIOMERCATO UFFICIALE A Vibo il portiere Stefano Greco ed il centrocampista Luigi Mendola" (Press release) (in Italian). Vibonese. 18 July 2019.
  5. "Monopoli v Vibonese game report". Soccerway. 25 August 2019.
  6. "Vibonese vs. Rende - 15 September 2019 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2019-10-03.
  7. "Italy - S. Greco - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  8. "UFFICIALE: Pro Patria, arriva il portiere Greco in prestito dalla Roma - TUTTOmercatoWEB.com". www.tuttomercatoweb.com (in Italian). Retrieved 2020-08-19.
  9. "Carrarese vs. Pro Patria - 27 September 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-10-10.
  10. "Olbia vs. Pro Patria - 7 October 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2020-10-10.
  11. "Pro Patria vs. Pistoiese - 11 October 2020 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2021-05-22.
  12. "Greco Italy U15 profile by FIGC" (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. Retrieved 2 October 2019.