Andrea Conti (footballer, born 1994)

Andrea Conti
Personal information
Full name Andrea Conti
Date of birth (1994-03-02) 2 March 1994
Place of birth Lecco, Italy
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 12 in)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Number 24
Youth career
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013– Atalanta 25 (3)
2013–2014Perugia (loan) 17 (0)
2014–2015Virtus Lanciano (loan) 24 (0)
National team
2010–2011 Italy U17 9 (0)
2011 Italy U18 1 (0)
2014 Italy U20 3 (0)
2015– Italy U21 14 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 November 2016.

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 14 November 2016

Andrea Conti (born 2 March 1994) is an Italian professional footballer who plays for Atalanta as a defender.

Club career

Conti was born in Lecco, Lombardy. A product of Atalanta youth academy, he was loaned to Lega Pro side Perugia on 12 July 2013.[1]

Conti made his professional debut on 4 August 2013, starting in a 0–1 Coppa Italia home loss against Savona. His first league appearance occurred late in the month, a 2–2 away draw against Nocerina.

Conti contributed with 17 league appearances, achieving promotion to Serie B. On 10 July 2014 he moved to fellow second tier team Virtus Lanciano, in a season-long loan deal.[2]

Conti was a regular starter for Virtus, as his side avoided relegation. In the 2015 summer he returned to Atalanta, being included in the first team squad in Serie A.

On 30 September 2015, Conti renewed his link with La Dea until 2019.[3] He made his debut for the club on 2 December, in a 1–3 loss against Udinese for the season's national cup.

Conti made his debut in the main category of Italian football on 6 January 2016, in a 1–2 loss against the same opponent.[4] His first goal in the competition occurred on 3 February, in a 2–1 win against Verona.[5]

International career

On 12 August 2015 he made his debut with the Italy U21 team, in a friendly match against Hungary.


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