Andrea Lucchetta

Andrea Lucchetta (born November 25, 1962) is an Italian former volleyball player who was World champion with his national team in 1990. He was born in Treviso, Italy, and is nicknamed "Crazy Lucky" for his bizarre hair style.

Andrea Lucchetta
Medal record
Men's volleyball
Representing  Italy
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1984 Los Angeles Team
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1990 Brazil Team
European Championship
Gold medal – first place 1989 Sweden Team

Standing at 199 cm (6'6"), he played as middle blocker/hitter. Lucchetta debuted in Italian Major League in 1982 with Panini Modena, where he remained until 1990, winning five Italian titles and one European Champions Cup.

With the Italian team he gained 292 caps, winning a World Title, a European title (1989), and three World Leagues (1990, 1991 and 1992).

He's also the creator of the Italian animated series Spike Team.

Lucchetta won MVP award in World Championship 1990.


In 1984 he was part of the Italian team which won the bronze medal in the Olympic tournament. He played all six matches.

Four years later he finished ninth with the Italian team in the 1988 Olympic tournament. He played one match.

At the 1992 Games he was a member of the Italian team which finished fifth in the Olympic tournament. He played all eight matches.


Club Country From To
Sisley Treviso   Italy 1980-1981 1980-1981
Panini Modena   Italy 1981-1982 1989-1990
Milan Volley   Italy 1990-1991 1993-1994
Alpitour Traco Cuneo   Italy 1994-1995 1996-1997
Piaggio Rome   Italy 1997-1998 1997-1998
Casa Modena Unibon   Italy 1998-1999 1999-2000

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