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Enzo Artoni

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Enzo Artoni

Enzo Artoni (born 27 January 1976), is a professional tennis player who represented Italy. During his career Artoni won 2 doubles titles. He enjoyed most of his pro tour tennis success while playing doubles. He achieved a career-high doubles ranking of World No. 69 in 2005. Career finals Doubles (2 titles, 1 runner-up) No. Result Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent Score 1. Win Sep 2001 Costa do Sauípe, Brazil Hard Daniel Melo Gastón Etlis Brent Haygarth 6–3, 1–6, 7–6 2. Win May 2004 Casablanca, Morocco Clay Fernando Vicente Yves Allegro Michael Kohlmann 3–6, 6–0, 6–4 3. Loss Sep 2001 Palermo, Italy Clay Emilio Benfele Álvarez Tomás Carbonell Daniel Orsanic 2–6, 6–2, 2–6 External links Enzo Artoni at the Association of Tennis Professionals Enzo Artoni at the International Tennis Federation

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Italian male tennis players

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Mariano Barbosa

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Mariano Barbosa

Mariano Damián Barbosa (born 27 July 1984) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Villarreal CF as a goalkeeper. Club career Born in Lanús, Buenos Aires, Barbosa started his career with Club Atlético Banfield in 2002. In 2005, he was signed by Spanish club Villarreal CF for a fee of €2 million,[1] alongside another player in his position, Sebastián Viera. Barbosa served mainly as reserve at Villarreal, but filled in for Viera in several games, most notably in the semi-finals of the 2005–06 UEFA Champions League against Arsenal. Even though he did not let in any goals in the second leg,[2] the English had won 1–0 in the first match for an eventual qualification. In the summer of 2007, after the signing of Diego López, Barbosa was allowed to join fellow La Liga side Recreativo de Huelva.[3] Barred by Italian Stefano Sorrentino, he appeared in no games during his sole season.[4] In 2008, Barbosa returned to his country and joined Estudiantes de La Plata, being loaned to fellow Ar

Atlas F.C. footballers

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Argentine expatriate sportspeople in Mexico

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Simon Barjie

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Simon Barjie

Simon Barjie (born 6 September 1978) was an Italian-born Gambian footballer. Career Born in Milan, Lombardy, Barjie started his career at the Serie C2 club Solbiatese Arno, 40 km away from Milan. In 1997, he was signed by Serie C1 club Como and played twice for the first team in 1997–98 Serie C1 season. In 1999, he left for Serie C2 club Pro Sesto along with Gabriele Donghi, in temporary deal (Barjie) and co-ownership deal (for 1 million lire, a peppercorn fee) respectively. Como paid Pro Sesto 30 million lire as an incentive for the loan.[1] The deal later converted to co-ownership deal. In 2003, Como was relegated from Serie A and tried to buy back Barjie and Donghi but were out-bid by Pro Sesto, who bought Barjie and Donghi by submitted a closed tender to Lega Nazionale Professionisti. Monza In 2004, he left Pro Sesto for fellow Serie C2 team Monza; the team was promoted to Serie C1 in 2005. In 2008, he left for Pro Patria on a reported free transfer.[2] But 1 season later he returned to Monza until hi

S.S.D. Pro Sesto players

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A.C. Monza players

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Gustavo Bartelt

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Gustavo Bartelt

Gustavo Javier Bartelt (born 2 September 1974) is an Argentine former footballer who played as a forward. Career Bartelt started playing for All Boys in 1993. He then played for Lanús, Roma, Aston Villa (on loan from Roma[1]), Rayo, Gimnasia La Plata, Talleres and Gimnasia de Jujuy. While at Roma, both Bartelt and Cafu were accused of using false documents to gain Italian passports.[2][3][4] Bartelt was banned for one ear and Cafu was acquitted.[5] He never played for Roma again until released in 2003 and until 2006 was acquitted by the court for the fake documents charge.[6] The forward retired playing for All Boys in 2009. However, in 2011 he came out of retirement to play again for that club, but this time in the Primera División.[7] References "Bartelt in to replace Collymore". BBC. 4 February 2000. Retrieved 20 February 2008. Alex Ragir (21 August 2006). "South Americans use Italy as a passport to opportunity". Immigration Here & There. Retrieved 20 February 2008. "Bartelt: La Roma mi

Argentine expatriate sportspeople in England

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Rayo Vallecano players

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All Boys footballers

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Josias Basso

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Josias Basso

Josias Basso Lisboa (born 14 April 1989) is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a defender for Caxias. Basso also holds Italian nationality by descent. Career Born in Vacaria, Rio Grande do Sul, Basso started his career at Juventude. He signed a 3-year youth contract in January 2006. On 1 July 2008, he left for Grêmio Esportivo São José but on 1 September for Serie A side Reggina. He played for their Primavera youth team for a season,[1] and made his Serie A debut on 31 May 2009, the last match of the season. Basso replaced Vincenzo Camilleri in the 64th minutes. In July 2009, he was loaned to Ravenna of Lega Pro Prima Divisione along with Antonio Rizzo and Tommaso Squillace.[2] One year later, on 23 February 2011, Basso signed for Bulgarian Slavia Sofia on an 18-month contract.[3] He made his debut in the 1–1 draw against Lokomotiv Plovdiv on 2 April. References "Primavera: Reggina-Udinese, il tabellino dell'incontro". Reggina Calcio (in Italian). 2 June 2009. Retrieved 26 March 2010. "Trasferimen

Reggina 1914 players

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Cypriot Second Division players

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Urbs Reggina 1914 players

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Paul Beraldo

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Paul Beraldo

Paul Beraldo (born October 5, 1967) is a retired Italian Canadian professional ice hockey centre. He was selected 139th overall in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft by the Boston Bruins. He played a total of ten games for the Bruins during the 1987–88 and 1988–89 seasons. Beraldo has also played for both the Canadian and the Italian national ice hockey teams. Playing career Beraldo was born in Hamilton, Ontario. Having been selected by the Boston Bruins in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft, Beraldo was assigned to play for their farm team, the Maine Mariners, in the American Hockey League (AHL) during the 1987–88 season. He played for Maine in the AHL for three seasons, during which time he stepped up to play for Boston in the National Hockey League (NHL) three times during the 1987–88 season and seven times during the 1988–89 season, although he failed to score any points during these games. After the 1989–90 season, Beraldo signed with HC Milano Saima in the Italian Serie A, where he helped them to win the league in 1991

Starbulls Rosenheim players

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HC Milano Saima players

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Andrés Bottiglieri

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Andrés Bottiglieri

Andrés Bottiglieri (born 20 December 1988) is an Italian Argentine footballer. Biography Born in Córdoba, Argentina, Bottiglieri was signed by Italian Serie D team Sporting Genzano in September 2008. In December 2008 he left for Valle d'Aosta and scored 2 goals. In August 2009, he was signed by fellow Serie D team Savona[1] and won promotion to professional league as Group A champion. Honours Serie D: 2010 (Savona) References "Definizione nuovi acquisti". Savona 1907 FBC (in Italian). 20 August 2009. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 27 October 2010. Bottiglieri Andres, nato a Cordoba (Argentina), il 20/12/1988, nazionalità Italo-Argentina, scorsa stagione, da Settembre a Novembre 2008 allo Sporting Genzano, in Serie D ,a Dicembre, si trasferisce al Valle D'Aosta, stessa categoria, dove colleziona 15 presenze condite da 02 reti...... External links LaSerieD.com Profile (in Italian) Football.it Profile (in Italian) Video [1]

F.C. Vado players

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Savona F.B.C. players

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Marcelo Broli

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Marcelo Broli

Marcelo Broli full name Marcelo Carlo Broli Gorgoroso (born 13 March 1978 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan footballer who currently plays for Miramar Misiones in the Primera División Uruguaya. In 2005-06 season, along with countryman Fernando Correa, Oscar Javier Morales and Jorge Winston Curbelo, were signed by Valladolid. External links Marcelo Broli at National-Football-Teams.com (in Spanish) Profile at tenfieldigital

Juventud de Las Piedras players

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Real Valladolid players

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Italian people of Uruguayan descent

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Cacá (footballer, born 1979)

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Cacá (footballer, born 1979)

Carlos Eduardo Ferrari, sometimes known as Cacá, (born 19 February 1979) is a former Brazilian footballer, but also holds Italian nationality. Career Great Britain Cacá signed a short-term deal for Scottish Premier League club Rangers in October 2000,[1] but never appeared for the first team.[2] His Brazilian club, Mirassol, then loaned him to English club Birmingham City for the 2001–02 season.[3] He made four appearances in the First Division (second tier) in October and November 2001, all as a late substitute,[4] but then faced a long-term foot injury and was released in March 2002.[3] Spain Cacá signed for UD Salamanca in February 2003. He played 16 games in the Segunda División. In summer 2003, he signed for La Liga side Albacete Balompié, and then played for clubs in Segunda División B. In December 2006, he left for Greece and was presented to media on 1 January 2007 along with Pablo Coira.[5] He then played in Paraguay for Cerro Porteño and in Tunisia for Espérance[6] before returning to Segunda D

Brazilian expatriate sportspeople in Hong Kong

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South China AA players

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Pablo Calandria

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Pablo Calandria

Pablo Ignacio Calandria (born 15 March 1982) is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a striker. Nicknamed Cracklandia,[1] he spent most of his professional career in Spain and Chile, notably representing O'Higgins. Club career Early years / Spain Born in Ituzaingó, Buenos Aires, Calandria played his first professional game for Club Atlético Huracán at the age of only 16.[2] He was almost immediately linked with a transfer to country giants Club Atlético River Plate for a US$850,000 fee,[3] but nothing came of it and was instead acquired by French side Olympique de Marseille. Calandria was very unsuccessful in his first spells abroad, only scoring once in three full seasons combined with Marseille, RC Lens and Málaga CF. Released by L'OM in summer 2002 he continued playing in Spain in the following six years, representing four teams in Segunda División, mainly CD Leganés and Sporting de Gijón. Return to Argentina Calandria scored his first goal in the Argentine Primera División while playing for

Argentine expatriate sportspeople in Chile

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Argentine expatriate sportspeople in Spain

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Mauro Camoranesi

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Mauro Camoranesi

Mauro Germán Camoranesi Serra Ufficiale OMRI (Spanish: ,[a] Italian: ; born 4 October 1976) is an Italian football manager and former player who played as a right midfielder or right winger. Camoranesi began his career in Argentina in 1995, where he played for Aldosivi and Banfield, also having spells in Mexico with Santos Laguna and Cruz Azul, and in Uruguay with Wanderers. In 2000, he moved to Italy, joining Verona, where his performances earned him a transfer to defending Serie A champions Juventus in 2002. Camoranesi won the league title and the Supercoppa Italiana in his first season with the club, also reaching the Champions League final; he spent most of his career with the Turin side, also winning a second Supercoppa Italiana during his eight seasons with the Bianconeri. In 2010, he joined German side VfB Stuttgart for a season, before returning to Argentina to play for Lanús, and subsequently Racing Club, where he retired in 2014. Following his retirement, Camoranesi began his managerial career late

Italian people of Argentine descent

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Paolo Dellafiore

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Paolo Dellafiore

Paolo Hernán Dellafiore (born 2 February 1985) is an Argentine-born Italian footballer, who plays as a central defender. Club career Internazionale Born in Buenos Aires to Italian parents, Dellafiore started his professional career with Internazionale. Dellafiore had played for Inter since the 1999–2000 season and was promoted to the Primavera team, during the 2002–03 season.[1] He made his debut with the nerazzurri in a UEFA Champions League match against R.S.C. Anderlecht, on 7 December 2004. He then spent two seasons on loan to Serie C1's Spezia (with Riccardo Meggiorini) and Serie A's Treviso. Palermo In 2006, he was sold to Palermo for €1.5 million as part of the deal that brought Fabio Grosso to Inter for (€6.5M).[2][3] Dellafiore managed seven appearances in his first season with the rosanero. He was then loaned to Torino for €100,000 (with option to purchase),[4] where he had the opportunity to play more regularly, before being called back to Sicily in June 2008 (which Palermo paid Torino €400,000

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Paganese Calcio 1926 players

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Robur Siena players

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Edewin Fanini

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Edewin Fanini

Edewin Fanini Maria (born 25 May 1986) is an Italian Brazilian footballer for CENE (as of 2012). His maternal ancestor was from Veneto.[1] He had a younger brother, Endrew Fanini Maria.[1] Biography Born in Curitiba, Paraná, Fanini started his career with Rio de Janeiro team Campo Grande. In 2004, he left for Italian Serie D club Cologna Veneta, then left for Voghera. In 2006, he was signed by Serie C1 club Padova.[2] In August, he was signed by Nocerina.[3] In March 2008 Fanini returned to Campo Grande, signed a contract until the end of 2008 Copa Rio. He played 6 matches in the cup.[4] He was released prior the start of 2008 Campeonato Carioca Série C. In March 2009 he was signed by Jaguaré for 2009 Campeonato Capixaba. In July, he returned to Campo Grande for Campeonato Carioca Série B (2nd Division). He was the first choice of the team, played at least 22 times,[5] ahead Igor (2 time).[6] The team finished as the least of relegation group and relegated. In February 2010 he left for Angra dos Reis fo

Brazilian expatriate sportspeople in Italy

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Sportspeople from Curitiba

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Rico Fata

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Rico Fata

Rico Fata (born February 12, 1980) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player. He played for the Calgary Flames, New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Atlanta Thrashers and Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). Playing career As a youth, Fata played in the 1994 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with a minor ice hockey team from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.[1] Fata's career started as a 15-year-old, when he played for his hometown Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). In the 1996 OHL Entry Draft, Fata was selected first overall by the last place London Knights. In his three seasons in London, the team became a contender, reaching the OHL Finals in 1999, but losing in seven games to the Belleville Bulls. Rico Fata was drafted in the first round, sixth overall by the Calgary Flames in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. Despite his high draft position, he was not able to maintain a spot in the Flames lineup and mostly played in the American Hockey Leag

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Canadian expatriate ice hockey players in Italy

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Canadian expatriate ice hockey players in Germany

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Luciano Figueroa

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Luciano Figueroa

Luciano Gabriel "Lucho" Figueroa Herrera (Spanish pronunciation: ; born 19 May 1981) is an Argentine former professional footballer who last played as a forward for Johor Darul Ta'zim of the Malaysia Super League. He is currently working as team manager and head coach for Johor Darul Ta'zim. Club career Figueroa was born in Santa Fe. He began his professional career with Primera División club Rosario Central, where he formed a partnership with César Delgado. In the 2003 Clausura, Figueroa finished as Argentina's leading goalscorer with 17 goals,[2] including scoring five in the last match of the season against an under-strength Boca Juniors.[3] This was his last season at Rosario Central. Both he and Delgado transferred overseas in the summer of 2003, with Figueroa joining English Premier League club Birmingham City for a fee of £2.5 million.[4] Controversy arose when Spanish club Osasuna claimed that Figueroa had signed a contract with them before his move to Birmingham, thereby invalidating the transfer.

C.S. Emelec footballers

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Eddie Firmani

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Eddie Firmani

Edwin Ronald "Eddie" Firmani (Italian pronunciation: ; born 7 August 1933) is a retired footballer and manager. A former forward, he was born in South Africa, but represented Italy internationally. Playing career Firmani played as a centre or inside forward. He joined English team Charlton Athletic in 1950 and became a regular goal scorer, including scoring five goals in a 6–1 win against Aston Villa in 1955. At the time the Charlton team included several South Africans, John Hewie, Stuart Leary and Sid O'Linn. During his first spell with Charlton he married Pat Robinson, daughter of the club's assistant manager. Later in 1955 he moved to Italian team Sampdoria for £35,000, which at the time was a record transfer fee involving a British club, beginning an eight-year spell in Italy when he gained three caps for the Italian national team, qualifying for the national team because his grandfather was Italian. He also played for Internazionale and Genoa. In 1960 Firmani wrote a volume of autobiography "Football

South African expatriate sportspeople in Italy

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South African expatriate sportspeople in Canada

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Alcides Ghiggia

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Alcides Ghiggia

Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia Pereyra (pronounced ; 22 December 1926 – 16 July 2015) was an Uruguayan-Italian football player, who played as a right winger. He achieved lasting fame for his decisive role in the final match of the 1950 World Cup, and at the time of his death exactly 65 years later, he was also the last surviving player from that game. Career He played for the national sides of both Uruguay and Italy during his career. He also played for the club sides of the Peñarol and Danubio in Uruguay and A.S. Roma and A.C. Milan in Italy. In 1950, Ghiggia, then playing for Uruguay, scored the winning goal against Brazil in the final match of that year's World Cup (the Maracanazo). Roberto Muylaert compares the black and white film of the goal with Abraham Zapruder's chance images of the Kennedy assassination in Dallas: he says that the goal and the shot that killed the US President have "the same dramatic pattern ... the same movement ... the same precision of an unstoppable trajectory. They even have the du

Burials at Cementerio del Buceo, Montevideo

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Peter Guarasci

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Peter Guarasci

Peter Guarasci (born 25 February 1974 in Niagara Falls, Ontario)[1] is a retired Canadian professional basketball player. Having played in Serie A and the Basketball Bundesliga, he currently plays in the Lega2 in Italy and is a former prominent member of the Canadian national men's basketball team. Guarasci played collegiately for Fairfield University for two seasons, 1992–93 and 1993-94. He was named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference all-rookie team as a freshman. Guarasci then transferred to Simon Fraser University where he played in 1995 and 1996 and was named 1996 NAIA conference player of the year. He graduated with a degree in business. The 6'9, 230 lbs. Guarasci joined Italian club Scavolini Pesaro in 1996 and played three seasons for the club. He played 1999-2000 for the German club Frankfurt Skyliners, averaging 10.5 points per game. He returned to Serie A the next season joining Roseto Basket, where he stayed for three seasons. In 2003, he joined his current club Basket Rimini Crabs. Guar

Roseto Sharks players

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Universiade bronze medalists for Canada

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Real Betis Baloncesto players

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Mike Iuzzolino

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Mike Iuzzolino

Michael Alan Iuzzolino (born January 22, 1968) is an assistant men's basketball coach at Robert Morris University and a retired professional basketball player. He was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the second round (35th pick overall) of the 1991 NBA Draft. Iuzzolino, a 5-foot 10 inch point guard, played two years in the National Basketball Association (NBA), both with the Mavericks averaging 9.0 points per game in his career. In 1993, he signed as a free agent with the Orlando Magic, but was waived. After his NBA career, Iuzzolino played professionally in Italy and Spain. Iuzzolino played college basketball at Pennsylvania State University and at Saint Francis University. He played high school basketball at Altoona High School in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He was a high school teammate of Doug West, who went on to have a successful NBA career with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Vancouver Grizzlies. Iuzzolino held assistant coaching positions at Saint Vincent College, Duquesne University, and George Mason

Basketball coaches from Pennsylvania

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Italian expatriate basketball people in Greece

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Júlio Sérgio

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Júlio Sérgio

Júlio Sérgio Bertagnoli (born 8 November 1978) is a retired Brazilian footballer who last played as a goalkeeper for Comercial. He also holds an Italian passport as his ancestor came from Ripa Teatina.[1] He is currently a manager with Linense. Club career Brazil Júlio Sérgio was signed by Brazilian club América (SP) until the end of Campeonato Paulista in January 2006.[2] Roma He signed a 1+3 year contract with Italian club Roma in July 2006, earning a gross salary of €260,000 as part of the deal.[3] Due to an injury to first choice goalkeeper Doni and poor performances by backup Artur, Júlio Sérgio made his debut in Serie A on 30 August 2009 against Juventus, a game which Roma lost 1–3 and a defeat that lead to the resignation of Roma coach Luciano Spalletti. Despite this, Júlio Sérgio was preferred by new head coach Claudio Ranieri in his first game in-charge in a 2–1 away win at Siena on 13 September. Strong performances ensured Julio Sérgio more regular football and ultimately allowed him to become

Santos FC players

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Andrea Lombardo

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Andrea Lombardo

Andrea Daniele Lombardo (born May 23, 1987) is an Italian-Canadian former soccer player. Club career Lombardo began his professional career with Atalanta in 2004. In 2005 and 2006, he was loaned to Perugia and to Rieti.[2] He joined Toronto FC in their inaugural season of Major League Soccer in 2007 and played two seasons with the club before being released. Lombardo went on to play 4 games for the York University soccer men's team. However, he was found to be violation of Ontario University Athletics rules because he did not maintain amateur status, having played professionally within the past year. All 4 games were overturned and despite rumours he had left the team, he re-joined the Lions for the 2009/2010 CIS season.[3] On 28 April 2010 he signed a one-year contract for Canadian Soccer League club SC Toronto/Portugal FC which was later extended for the 2012 season. He made his debut for the club on May 8, 2010 in a match against TFC Academy.[4] The following week he would score his first goal for the

League1 Ontario players

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SC Toronto players

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Nicolás Lombardo

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Nicolás Lombardo

Nicolás Italo Lombardo, also known as Nicola Italo Lombardo (born March 13, 1903 in Buenos Aires) was an Argentine professional football player and coach. He also held Italian citizenship. He played for 3 seasons (42 games, 8 goals) in the Serie A for A.S. Roma. External links

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Mancini (Brazilian footballer)

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Mancini (Brazilian footballer)

Alessandro Faiolhe Amantino (Portuguese pronunciation: ; born 1 August 1980 in Ipatinga, Brazil), more commonly known as Mancini , is a Brazilian former professional footballer, who played as a winger and most recently manager of Foggia. During his prime with Italian club A.S. Roma, Mancini was famed for his dribbling skills and use of feints, especially his step-overs. His favoured position was as right or left winger, although he was also capable of playing as a second striker or as an attacking midfielder. At international level, he made nine appearances for Brazil between 2004 and 2008, and was a member of the squad that won the 2004 Copa América. Club career Early career Regarded as a promising talent, Mancini began his career in his homeland of Brazil with his hometown club, Atlético Mineiro, where he remained from 1999 to 2002. During that time he had two loan spells, at Portuguesa and at São Caetano in 2001. Venezia He was signed by Serie B side AC Venezia in January 2003. During that time he str

Brazilian rapists

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Thiago Motta

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Thiago Motta

Thiago Motta (Brazilian Portuguese: , Italian: ; born 28 August 1982) is a former professional footballer who played as a midfielder, and is the manager of Italian club Genoa. He spent his early career at Barcelona, where he was injury-prone.[1] He played two and a half seasons with Inter Milan before joining Paris Saint-Germain in January 2012, winning 27 major titles between the three clubs combined. He also had brief spells with Atlético Madrid in Spain, and Genoa in Italy. Born in Brazil, Motta also holds Italian citizenship.[2] After making two appearances for his country of birth in 2003, he represented the latter national team a total of 30 times since making his debut in 2011, scoring once. He appeared at the 2014 World Cup and two European Championships with Italy, finishing second at Euro 2012. Following his retirement in 2018, he coached Paris Saint-Germain youths. In October of 2019, he was appointed as Genoa's new manager. Playing career Club Barcelona Motta (back row, third from right) li

Brazilian expatriate sportspeople in France

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Italian expatriate sportspeople in France

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Paquito (footballer, born 1981)

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Paquito (footballer, born 1981)

Anderson Luiz Pinheiro (born 13 December 1981), known as Paquito, is an Italian–Brazilian footballer. Club career Born in Curitiba, Brazil, Paquito started his European career since arrived at Napoli in July 2000.[1] In January 2001, his left for Serie B side Ravenna. On 1 July 2001, he was signed by Cosenza.[2] He spent 2002–03 season on loan to Brazil and then left for Challenge League side Chiasso. In 2005–06 season, he played the round 1 match for Chiasso on 16 July 2005, but signed by Crotone soon after.[3] In January 2006 he return to Chiasso, from Italian speaking region Ticino. In the next season he was signed by Swiss Super League side Luzern. He was out-favoured in the 2007–08 season, he left for Enosis Neon Paralimni then played with the Luzern B.[4] In January 2009 he left for OFI Heraklion. After a year without a club, he returned to Switzerland for Yverdon-Sport.[5] Privates He also holds an Italian passport[6] and is the brother of Juninho. References "Inzaghi Milan, c' è un'ipotesi".

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John Parco

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John Parco

John Parco (born August 25, 1971) is an Italian-Canadian former professional ice hockey player who played most of his professional career with Asiago HC in the Serie A. He is currently the head coach of the Soo Thunderbirds in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League and was formerly the head coach of Asiago HC and SG Cortina in Serie A. Internationally he represented Italy from 2003 until 2010 highlighted by scoring 3 goals in the Turin Olympics.[1] Playing career John Parco, born John Porco, played three seasons of junior hockey for the Belleville Bulls of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 1988 until 1991. He was drafted 248th overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft but never played in the NHL. Instead Parco joined Asiago HC in Italy for two seasons. In 1993, Parco moved back to North America and split the season with the IHL's San Diego Gulls, the ECHL's Hampton Roads Admirals and the AHL's Saint John Flames. He moved back to Asiago the next season before moving to the Deutsche

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Fabiano Santacroce

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Fabiano Santacroce

Fabiano Santacroce (born 24 August 1986) is an Italian professional footballer who plays for Italian club Virtus Verona in Serie C. He plays as a defender in the centre or on the left. He was born in Brazil to an Italian father and an Afro-Brazilian mother, then spending his childhood in the Lombard town of Casatenovo, in Northern Italy. At international level, he has represented the Italy national under-21 football team. Club career Como Santacroce was a youth product of Calcio Como SpA. He finished as the losing side in the round 16 of 2004 Primavera Reserve League.[1][2] He was in the starting lineup alongside future Serie A players Marco Parolo, Giuseppe Greco and Daniele Padelli. Parolo and Santacroce were promoted to Como first team in 2004, as the club had faced financial difficulties as well as relegation from Serie B in 2004. Santacroce remained with the club in the whole 2004–05 Serie C1 despite they were declared bankrupt on 22 December 2004.[3] Santacroce was in the starting XI in Como's relega

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Juan Sebastián Verón

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Juan Sebastián Verón

Juan Sebastián Verón (Spanish pronunciation: ;[A] born 9 March 1975) is a retired Argentine footballer and current chairman of Estudiantes de La Plata,[2] where he had served as Director of Sports.[3] A former midfielder, Verón's career started in Estudiantes, continued in Argentina's Boca Juniors, and included stints in several clubs in the Italian Serie A (where he won the Scudetto with Lazio and with Internazionale, and a UEFA Cup with Parma), and England's Manchester United and Chelsea. In 2006, Verón returned to Estudiantes, where he remained until his retirement in 2014, aside from a brief spell with Brandsen. He announced his short return to first team football would occur in the Copa Libertadores 2017. At international level, Verón obtained 73 caps for Argentina between 1996 and 2010, scoring 9 goals. He represented his nation at three FIFA World Cups, and at the 2007 Copa América, where he won a runners-up medal. In 2004, he was included in the FIFA 100 centenary list of the 125 greatest living foo

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Paulinho (footballer, born January 1986)

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Paulinho (footballer, born January 1986)

Paulo Sérgio Betanin (born 10 January 1986), more commonly known as Paulinho, is a Brazilian footballer who plays as a striker. He also holds Italian passport through Venetian descent.[1][2] Club career Paulinho started his career at Esporte Clube Juventude. He was signed by Livorno on loan in January 2005. He made his Serie A debut on 17 April 2005 against Fiorentina. In 2007–08 season he left for Serie B side Grosseto[3] and in 2009–10 season left for Sorrento. His loan was extended in July 2010.[4] With Livorno, he won promotion to Serie A in 2009, only a year after the team had been relegated from the same division. Livrono promoted back to Serie A in 2013. However, the club relegated again in 2014. In 2014 Paulinho was sold to Al-Arabi for €8 million[5][6] (€7.6 million to Livorno[5] and €400,000 as solidarity contribution.) On 23 August 2017 Paulinho returned to Italy for Cremonese.[7] On 1 February 2019 he was released from his Cremonese contract by mutual consent.[8] Career statistics As of ma

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Marcos Paulo (footballer, born 1988)

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Marcos Paulo (footballer, born 1988)

Marcos Paulo Gelmini Gomes (born 13 July 1988), known as Marcos Paulo, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Académica de Coimbra as a midfielder. He also holds Italian nationality. Football career Born in Pedro Leopoldo, Minas Gerais, Marcos Paulo played with Venda Nova Futebol Clube and Associação Atlética Caldense in his country. In January 2008, he was signed by Ligue 1 side Le Mans Union Club 72.[1] During his two-and-a-half-year spell in France, Paulo was almost exclusively associated with the club's reserve team. He made his league debut on 18 April 2009, playing 17 minutes in a game against Valenciennes FC (2–0 away win).[2] Marcos Paulo spent the following seasons competing in Portugal's Primeira Liga, with U.D. Leiria[3] and Académica de Coimbra.[4] On 29 July 2015, he signed a two-year contract with Superleague Greece club Panetolikos F.C. for an undisclosed fee.[5] References "Transferências para o exterior" [Abroad transfers] (in Portuguese). Brazilian Foot

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Anthony Marinelli

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Anthony Marinelli

Anthony Marinelli (born March 19, 1959) is an American musician, composer and conductor. In his early career, he composed and performed accompaniment on the synthesizer for albums including Michael Jackson's Thriller (1983).[1] Marinelli has also recorded with Lionel Richie, Kenny Loggins, Herb Alpert, Supertramp, The Crystal Method, Billy Childs and James Brown. Marinelli was a contributor in the production of Quincy Jones' soundtrack for Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple (1985)[2] and composed for Young Guns (1988),[3] Graveyard Shift (1990), Leaving Las Vegas (1996), and Internal Affairs (2000).[4] Excluding episodic-television and commercials, Marinelli's filmography contains over one hundred feature film credits with an AACTA award nomination for the Australian film My Forgotten Man (1993).[5] For television, he won a Daytime Emmy Honors Award for his work on the TV series Santa Barbara (1986–87).[6] Marinelli has also won four Clio Awards, two AICP Awards, two ADDY Awards, three Indian Telly Awards

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Ezequiel Alejo Carboni

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Ezequiel Alejo Carboni

Ezequiel Alejo Carboni (born 4 April 1979) is a retired Argentine-Italian association football midfielder, currently working as youth coach of Catania. Playing career Club Atlético Lanús Born in Buenos Aires, Carboni started his career with Club Atlético Lanús with the youth system in 1996. He was promoted to the first team and played in the Primera Division Argentina from 1998 to 2005. With the club, Carboni went on to make over 200 appearances in all competitions while scoring 4 goals. After his seven-year spell with the Argentine giants, he was linked with a transfer to Europe and eventually signed for FC Red Bull Salzburg in July 2005. FC Red Bull Salzburg In July 2005, Carboni was signed on a three-year contract by the Austrian club where he would go on to spend three seasons, winning two Austrian Bundesliga titles. During his time with the club, Carboni was an integral part of the club's success, as he made just over 100 appearances for the club in all competitions while scoring an impressive eight

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César Cervo Luca

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César Cervo Luca

César fullname César Vinicio Cervo de Luca (born 19 May 1979) is a former Brazilian football defender. César also holds Italian nationality through descent.[1] Club career Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, César started his career with hometown club Fluminense. Chievo and Catania In January 2004, he was signed by Italian Serie A club Chievo on free transfer. He signed a 6 months contract with option to extend to 30 June 2007.[1] In January 2005 he was loaned to Serie B club Catania along with Higo. Catania later bought him in co-ownership deal for €150,000.[2] He followed the team promoted to Serie A and played his first Serie A match on 18 February 2007 against Fiorentina since he left Chievo 3 years before. That season he only played 8 Serie A matches. In June 2007, Chievo was announced to buy back the player from Catania through closed tender bid mediated by Lega Calcio, for €440,000.[2][3] He was a regular starter for Chievo in 2007–08 Serie B, partnered with Davide Mandelli, winning the cadetto that se

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Matías Claudio Cuffa

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Matías Claudio Cuffa

Matías Claudio Cuffa (born 10 March 1981) is an Italian Argentine footballer. Biography Born in Alta Gracia, Córdoba Province, Cuffa started his professional career at Italian Serie D club Isernia. He then spent 2 seasons in Serie C2 clubs. In July 2005 he was signed by Serie A club Chievo along with Salvatore Giardina but farmed to Pisa in co-ownership deal along with Giardina. In January 2006, he was loaned to fellow Serie C1 club Foggia. In June 2006 Chievo bought back both player. In July 2006 he was loaned to Juve Stabia[1][2] but later loaned to Catanzaro.[3] In July 2007 he left for PortoSummaga along with Giardina.[4][5] In July 2009 he was signed by newly promoted Serie B team Padova in co-ownership deal.[6] In exchange, PortoSummaga signed Davide Bianchi, also in co-ownership deal. In July 2018 he joined Serie D team Mantova.[7] On 8 August 2019 Cuffa announced his retirement from football.[8] References "LANDOLINA AL PRATO, CARBONE E MENGONI AL FROSINONE". AC ChievoVerona (in Italian). 7 J

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Ross Vasta

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Ross Vasta

Ross Xavier Vasta (born 8 October 1966) is an Australian politician who has been a member of the House of Representatives since 2010, representing the Division of Bonner for the Liberal Party. He previously held the same seat from 2004 to 2007. Early life Vasta is the son of Angelo Vasta, a former judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland.[1] His parents were both born in Innisfail, Queensland, while his grandparents were all born in Sicily. His mother registered him as an Italian citizen by descent when he was a child, but he renounced it prior to his first run for parliament in 2001.[2] Vasta was educated at Villanova College in the Brisbane suburb of Coorparoo, and attended Griffith University, where he graduated with a commerce degree. He started and operated three Italian cuisine restaurants named Elio's and worked as a company director before entering politics.[3] Politics At the 2001 federal election, Vasta was the Liberal Party candidate for the Division of Griffith. He was defeated by the sitting

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Miguel Montuori

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Miguel Montuori

Miguel Ángel Montuori (Spanish: , Italian: ; 24 September 1932 – 4 June 1998) was an Italian Argentine football player, who played as a forward and as an attacking midfielder.[1] He is regarded as one of Fiorentina's greatest players of all time, due to his technique, creativity, eye for goal, and playmaking ability.[2] Despite his talent and success, he was also regarded as an "unfortunate" player, due to his many runner-up medals, and his injuries, which forced him to retire during the prime of his career.[3] Biography Montuori was born in Rosario, Argentina. His mother was of Afro-Argentinian descent, while his father was an Italian of Neapolitan origin.[4] He died in Florence in 1998, from an incurable illness.[3] Club career Despite his Argentine origins, Montuori began his career with Universidad Católica in Santiago, Chile, in 1953, winning the Chilean Primera División in 1954, scoring 24 goals in 26 league appearances for the club. He subsequently moved to play with ACF Fiorentina in Italy in the

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César Falletti

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César Falletti

César Alejandro Falletti dos Santos (born 2 December 1992) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Liga MX club Tijuana as a midfielder. He is of Italian descent and he holds Italian citizenship.[1][2] Club career He started his career with the C.A. Cerro. On August 2013 he passed to the Italian Serie B side Ternana alongside his fellow countryman Felipe Avenatti.[3] He remained in Terni for 4 years, and after the difficults of the first two-season, he gave his best performancese in the last 2; the third one with the Umbrian side in 2015–16 where he scored 10 goals. On 23 July 2017 he passed to the Serie A side Bologna and once again with Avenatti.[2][4] His scored his first goal on 24 February 2018 in a 2–0 home win against Genoa.[5] He didn't play a lot also because of injuries. On 13 August 2018 he went on loan to Palermo, so he went back to a Serie B team.[1] On 27 August 2019, he passed to the Mexican professional Liga MX club Tijuana Career statistics As of match played 9 Februar

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Mauro Cantoro

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Mauro Cantoro

Roberto Mauro Cantoro (born 1 September 1976 in Ramos Mejia, La Matanza Partido, Argentina), nicknamed El Toro, is an Argentine footballer, who plays for León de Huánuco. He also has Italian and Polish citizenships. Personal life Having previously gained Italian citizenship,[1] after several years spent in Poland, he gained Polish citizenship in 2008 at the age of 31.[2] His maternal grandfather, Bazyli Wolczak, born 1901, emigrated to Argentina from Galicja at the age of 14.[3] He married Adrianna, a woman he met in 1990 on a beach in Mar de la Plata.[4] He has two sons; Mauro and Tiago, who both were born and grew up in Poland.[5] He is fluent in Polish,[6] Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.[7] Club career Cantoro started his career at Club Atlético Vélez Sársfield in the Primera Division Argentina in 1994. After three years of limited appearances in the first team he moved to Atlético Rafaela of the Argentine 2nd division for the Clausura 1997 season. In 1998 and 1999, Cantoro played for Universitar

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Dennis Iapichino

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Dennis Iapichino

Dennis Iapichino (born 27 July 1990) is a Swiss footballer who plays for Servette FC. He also holds Italian citizenship. Club career Switzerland Iapichino was loaned by FC Basel to FC Biel-Bienne for part of the 2009-2010 season. He played 12 games for the second division side. He was loaned out next to FC Lugano for the 2010-2011 season, playing 25 league games and 2 Swiss Cup games. The move was made permanent for the 2011-2012 season. Major League Soccer Montreal Impact Iapichino signed with expansion side Montreal Impact of Major League Soccer on 11 July 2012.[1] He parted ways with the club on 7 August 2013.[2] D.C. United Iapichino signed with MLS club D.C. United on 15 August 2013.[3] Italy Loan to Servette On 25 January 2019, he joined Servette on loan until the end of the 2018–19 season.[4] Servette On 1 July 2019, transfer to Servette was made permanent.[5] Honours Montreal Impact Canadian Championship (Voyageurs Cup) : 2013 References Press Release (11 July 2012). "Defender Denn

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Xuxa

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Xuxa

Maria da Graça "Xuxa" Meneghel (Portuguese pronunciation: ; born 27 March 1963), commonly known as Xuxa (English: SHOO-shə; Portuguese pronunciation: ), is a Brazilian television host, film actress, singer, model and businesswoman. Her various shows have been broadcast in Portuguese, English, and Spanish worldwide. She is a two-time winner of the Latin Grammy Award for Best Children's Album, and is also known for her epithet, the "Queen of the Short Ones". Xuxa began her television career with the Clube da Criança on Rede Manchete in the early 1980s. She became a national superstar when she moved to Rede Globo in 1986 for the Xou da Xuxa. She was the first Brazilian to appear on Forbes Magazine's list of richest artists in 1991, taking 37th place with an annual gross income of US$19 million.[4][5] Over her 30-year career, Xuxa Meneghel has sold over 50 million copies of her records worldwide, which makes her the second-highest-selling Brazilian female singer after Rita Lee. Her net worth was estimated at U

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Marcos Curado

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Marcos Curado

Marcos Curado (born 9 May 1995) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Crotone, on loan from Genoa. He also holds Italian citizenship.[3] Career Curado's first appearance for Argentine Primera División club Arsenal de Sarandí came on 11 August 2014 when he was on the bench during a win over Estudiantes.[1][4] His first appearance in a match for Arsenal was in the following season, 2015, in a draw against Unión Santa Fe. He played in a further sixteen league matches in 2015 before participating in another sixteen in the 2016 Argentine Primera División season.[1][4] In July 2018, Curado was signed by Serie A's Genoa.[5] He was immediately loaned to Avellino of Serie B.[5] Despite featuring in a friendly for the club against Roma on 20 July, Curado left Avellino to join Crotone on loan in August.[1] After seventeen total games for Crotone, Curado returned to Genoa at the end of June.[6] However, on 10 July, Crotone announced a fresh loan deal for the centre-back.[7][8] Career

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Lucas Leiva

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Lucas Leiva

Lucas Pezzini Leiva (born 9 January 1987), known as Lucas or Lucas Leiva[3] (Brazilian Portuguese: ), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Italian club Lazio and the Brazil national team. Lucas began his career as a box-to-box midfielder at Grêmio where he won the Campeonato Gaúcho in 2006 and 2007. In July 2007 he moved to Liverpool, where he played 347 professional matches over the course of a decade, winning the League Cup in 2012. Between 2010 and 2016 Lucas led the Premier League in tackles per game five times in six seasons.[4] He joined Lazio in 2017. A full international since 2007, he has earned 24 caps and represented Brazil at the 2008 Olympics and 2011 Copa América, winning a bronze medal at the former. He also captained the under-20 team to victory in the 2007 South American Youth Championship. Club career Grêmio Born in Dourados, Mato Grosso do Sul, Lucas began his career at Grêmio as a midfielder in 2005. The following year was a successful year for

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Emiliano Sala

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Emiliano Sala

Emiliano Raúl Sala Taffarel (Spanish pronunciation: ; born 31 October 1990, disappeared 21 January 2019, confirmed dead 7 February 2019) was an Argentine professional footballer who played as a forward. After playing youth football in Argentina and following a short spell in Portugal's regional leagues, Sala began his professional career in France with Bordeaux, making his professional debut in February 2012. After struggling to break into the first team, he was loaned out to Championnat National side Orléans and Ligue 2 side Niort in consecutive seasons. He enjoyed prolific spells with both clubs, scoring 39 goals between them, before returning to Bordeaux. After initially being promised an increased role after his successful loans, Sala fell out of favour again, and instead, joined fellow Ligue 1 side Caen on loan. In 2015, he signed for Nantes on a permanent basis. With Nantes, he made more than 100 appearances in Ligue 1, and achieved a successful goalscoring record, finishing as the club's top goalscor

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Luana Piovani

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Luana Piovani

Luana Elídia Afonso Piovani (Portuguese pronunciation: , born August 29, 1976)[1][2] is a Brazilian actress and former model. Career Piovani started her career as a Ford Models Agency model in 1990 and a year later spent some time working in Japan. Piovani's first television appearance was in the 1992 miniseries Sex Appeal,[1] on Rede Globo. She also had a role in the Você Decide series. Her first soap opera role was in 1994's Quatro por Quatro.[1] She appeared in the Luis Ferré's film Super Colosso[1] and made a special appearance in the A Comédia da Vida Privada series.[1] Her first theater play was Nó de Gravata, in 1996. In 1997, she was voted the sexiest woman on earth by Editora Abril's VIP magazine. In the same year, she starred in Malhação.[1] She also appeared in D'Artagnan e os Três Mosqueteiros, Sai de Baixo, Mulher, Os Normais and Sítio do Picapau Amarelo. In 1999, she produced and starred in A.M.I.G.A.S. in the theater. In addition, she hosted the show Tudo de Bom, at MTV Brasil and The Vide

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Guilherme Moretto

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Guilherme Moretto

Guilherme Moretto (born August 20, 1983) is a Brazilian-American entrepreneur. He is the 1st and current President of Miami Dade FC, an American soccer team based in Miami. Moretto also serves as a Managing Consultant at Berkeley Research Group, LLC (BRG), a global strategic advisory and expert consulting firm. Biography Born in Santos, Brazil, he has been living in the United States since February 2009. He started to play soccer in Santos when he was 4 years-old, being in the same group with Junior Moraes and Bruno Moraes, sons of Aluisio Guerreiro. Moretto played soccer collegiately for over 14 years, he played for Servico Social da Industria – SESI; UNIMED; and Instituto Luis de Camoes, winning several local tournaments. During this period he faced notable opponents such as Robinho. Moretto stopped playing soccer in 2001. Moretto is a lifetime soccer fan and a supporter of the soccer development in the United States. Moretto holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and Electronic modality f

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Bressan (footballer)

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Bressan (footballer)

Matheus Simonete Bressaneli (born 15 January 1993), commonly known as Bressan, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a central defender for FC Dallas. Bressan is a dual citizen of Brazil and Italy,[1] having gained Italian citizenship on June 19, 2013.[2] Club career Born in Caxias do Sul, Bressan joined Juventude's youth setup in 2005, aged 12. In 2010, he was promoted to the first team for the 2010 Campeonato Gaúcho, and made his professional debut on 21 March 2010, in a 1-3 away loss against Novo Hamburgo.[3] H failed to establish himself as a regular starter, however. In the second half of 2011, Bressan won his first professional title, the Copa FGF, acting as a backup, however. In April 2012, he went on a trial period at Ligue 1 side Lille, but nothing came of it;[4] he was also a part of the squad which won the Copa FGF for the second time of the club's history. In December 2012 Bressan signed with Grêmio, after a partnership between the Porto Alegre's club and Juventude was establishe

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Paula Tooths

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Paula Tooths

Paula Tooths (born January 31, 1978) also known as Paz, is a British-Brazilian journalist and executive producer from London, England.[1][2] Early life Tooths was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and moved to United Kingdom when she was still young. She attended Law University and also has a bachelor's degree in Information Technology. Career Tooths' first media appearance was in 1980 at age three on a speech about sustainability.[3][4] She started to work on media in 1998 for a TV station (Radio e Televisao Bandeirantes) in Brazil. In December 2001, she moved to Australia[2] and became an international correspondent with Bandnews TV. In 2003, she founded TOOTHS Communication, offering services in journalism, executive production and voice over. She covered the Olympics, World Cup, presidential elections, presidential debates, Miss Brazil beauty contest and worked as a journalist and producer. She signed an executive production on Brazilian carnival events in Rio de Janeiro and Salvador for four years and was

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Robert De Niro

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Robert De Niro

Robert Anthony De Niro Jr. (, Italian: ; born August 17, 1943) is an American actor, producer, and director. He has received numerous awards, including two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, the Golden Lion, the AFI Life Achievement Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom, and has been nominated for six BAFTA Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards and four Screen Actors Guild Awards. He received an Italian passport in 2006.[1][2] De Niro was cast as the young Vito Corleone in the 1974 film The Godfather Part II; he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. His longtime collaboration with director Martin Scorsese earned him the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of Jake LaMotta in the 1980 film Raging Bull. De Niro's first major film roles were in the sports drama Bang the Drum Slowly (1973) and Scorsese's crime film Mean Streets (1973). He earned Academy Award nominations for the psychological thrillers Taxi Driver (1976) and Cape Fear (1991), both directed by Scor

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Paulo Dybala

Paulo Bruno Exequiel Dybala (Spanish pronunciation: ;[A] born 15 November 1993) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and the Argentina national team. Considered Europe's top five leagues' 23rd most valuable player from a transfer value perspective CIES,[B] he is commonly referred to as "La Joya" ("The Jewel") due to his creative style of play, pace, talent, technique and eye for goal.[5] After beginning his career in Argentina with Instituto de Córdoba in 2011, Dybala moved to Italian club Palermo in 2012. He played three seasons for Palermo, two in Serie A and won Serie B in 2013–14. In 2015, he joined Juventus for an initial fee of €32 million and has since made over 100 appearances for the club, winning the double of Serie A and Coppa Italia in each of his three seasons. He has also been named in the Serie A Team of the Year three times. Dybala made his senior international debut for Argentina in 2015 and was chosen for the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2

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Martin Scorsese

Martin Charles Scorsese (,[2][3] Italian: ; born November 17, 1942) is an American-Italian[4][5] filmmaker, actor and historian, whose career spans more than 50 years. Part of the New Hollywood wave of filmmaking, he is widely regarded as one of the most significant and influential filmmakers in cinematic history. Scorsese's body of work explores such themes as Italian-American identity, Catholic concepts of guilt and redemption,[6] faith,[7] machismo, modern crime, and gang conflict. Many of his films are also known for their depiction of violence and liberal use of profanity. In 1990, he founded The Film Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to film preservation, and in 2007 he founded the World Cinema Foundation. He is a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributions to the cinema, and has won an Academy Award, a Palme d'Or, Cannes Film Festival Best Director Award, Silver Lion, Grammy Award, Emmys, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, and Directors Guild of America Awards. He has directed w

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