Federico Dimarco

Federico Dimarco (born 10 November 1997) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a full-back for Hellas Verona on loan from Inter Milan, and the Italy national under-21 team.

Federico Dimarco
Personal information
Full name Federico Dimarco
Date of birth (1997-11-10) 10 November 1997 (age 22)
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position(s) Left-back
Club information
Current team
Hellas Verona
(on loan from Inter Milan)
Number 23
Youth career
2004–2015 Internazionale
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2017 Internazionale 1 (0)
2016Ascoli (loan) 15 (0)
2016–2017Empoli (loan) 12 (0)
2017–2018 Sion 9 (0)
2018– Internazionale 3 (0)
2018–2019Parma (loan) 13 (1)
2020–Hellas Verona (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2012–2012 Italy U15 8 (1)
2012–2012 Italy U16 2 (0)
2012–2014 Italy U17 23 (0)
2013–2015 Italy U18 4 (1)
2014–2016 Italy U19 17 (4)
2016–2018 Italy U20 10 (3)
2018–2019 Italy U21 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:04, 31 January 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22 June 2019

Club careerEdit

Inter MilanEdit

A product of Inter Milan's youth academy, Dimarco made his debut for the club on 11 December 2014, aged 17, when he came on as a substitute for Danilo D'Ambrosio after 84 minutes in a goalless draw away to Qarabağ in the group stage of the UEFA Europa League, with his team having already advanced.[1][2] He was called up for a Serie A match for the first time on 1 February 2015, remaining an unused substitute in a 1–3 defeat away to Sassuolo.[3] Dimarco made his debut in Serie A on 31 May 2015, in the last match of the season in what would be a 4–3 win over Empoli, coming on in place of Rodrigo Palacio in the 89th minute of the game.[4]

Loan to AscoliEdit

In January 2016 he was sent on loan to Serie B club Ascoli with a 6-month loan deal.[5] On 6 February, Dimarco made his debut for Ascoli in Serie B in a 0-0 home draw against Latina, he was replaced by Dario Del Fabro in the 81st minute.[6] Dimarco finish his 6-month loan to Ascoli with 15 appearances and 4 assists.[7]

Loan to EmpoliEdit

He was sent on loan to Serie A club Empoli with a season-long loan deal.[8] On 28 August 2016 he made his debut for Empoli in Serie A in a 2-0 away defeat against Udinese, he was replaced by Marco Zambelli in the 69th minute.[9] On 29 November, Dimarco in the fourth round of the Coppa Italia in a match loss 2-1 in the extra time against Cesena.[10] He finish his season-long loan to Empoli with 13 appearances, but Empoli was relegated in Serie B.[7]

SionEdit

On 30 June 2017, Dimarco was sold to Sion[11] for a fee of €3.91 million.[12] On 23 July 2017 he made his debut for Sion in the Swiss Super League in a 1-0 away win over Thun, he was replaced by Quentin Maceirais in the 41st minute for a fracture of the foot.[13][14]

Return to Inter and loan to ParmaEdit

On 5 July 2018, Inter exercised their buy-back clause to bring back Dimarco for €7 million.[15]

On 7 August 2018, Dimarco was loaned to Parma with an option to buy.[16] He made his debut for Parma on 12 August in the third round of Coppa Italia, a 1–0 loss to Pisa.[17] On 16 September, he scored his first goal in Serie A in a 1–0 win against Inter at San Siro.[18]

On 31 January 2020, Dimarco moved to Hellas Verona on loan until the end of the season with an option for a permanent move.[19][20]

International careerEdit

In 2013, he was a member of the Italy under-17 side which finished runners-up at the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in Slovakia and was eliminated in the second round of the FIFA U-17 World Cup. With the Italy under-19 he took part at the 2016 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, where Italy reached the final. He scored four goals in the tournament, including three penalties and one free kick.[21]

In 2017, he took part in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in South Korea, in which the Italy under-20 finished third.

On 22 March 2018, he made his debut with the Italy under-21 in a friendly match against Norway, entering as a substitute for Giuseppe Pezzella (1–1).[22] He scored his first goal for the under-21 on 11 September in a friendly against Albania (3–1).

Style of playEdit

Considered to be a promising young prospect, Dimarco is a left-footed defender who usually plays as a left-back, although he is also capable of playing on the right. He is known in particular for his pace, tireless running, eye for goal, and his powerful and accurate shot, as well as his ability to interpret the game, which enables him to aid his team both defensively and offensively. In spite of his small stature and slender physique, he possesses significant strength and good technical skills.[23]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 26 January 2020[24][25]
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Inter Milan 2014–15 1 0 0 0 1[a] 0 2 0
Ascoli (loan) 2015–16 12 0 0 0 12 0
Empoli (loan) 2016–17 15 0 1 0 16 0
Sion 2017–18 9 0 0 0 0 0 9 0
Parma (loan) 2018–19 13 1 1 0 14 1
Inter Milan 2019–20 3 0 1 0 0[b] 0 4 0
Total 4 0 1 0 1 0 6 0
Career total 53 1 3 0 1 0 57 1
  1. ^ All appearance(s) in Europa League
  2. ^ All appearance(s) in Champions League

HonoursEdit

InternationalEdit

Italy U17

Italy U19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Federico Dimarco". UEFA Europa League. 15 December 2014. Retrieved 7 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Qarabağ hold Inter but fall short". UEFA. 11 December 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2015.
  3. ^ Carci, Francesco (1 February 2015). "Sassuolo-Inter 3-1, gli emiliani sfatano il tabù e mandano i nerazzurri in crisi" [Sassuolo 3-1 Inter, the Emilians break the taboo and send the Nerazzurri into crisis]. Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 11 April 2015.
  4. ^ "Inter, Mancini è di parola: esordio per Federico Dimarco, il piccolo Alaba" (in Italian). gazzetta.it. 4 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Federico Dimarco all'Ascoli". Inter Milan. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  6. ^ "Ascoli vs. Latina - 6 February 2016 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  7. ^ a b "Italy - F. Dimarco - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  8. ^ "Federico Dimarco all'Empoli". Inter Milan. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  9. ^ "Udinese vs. Empoli - 28 August 2016 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  10. ^ "Empoli vs. Cesena - 29 November 2016 - Soccerway". uk.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2017-10-28.
  11. ^ "Federico Dimarco al Sion" (Press release). Inter Milan. 30 June 2017. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  12. ^ "Nota Integrativa". F.C. Internazionale Milano S.p.A. bilancio al 2017-06-30 (statutory filing) (in Italian). Milan: Italian C.C.I.A.A. December 2017. p. 29.
  13. ^ Bertagna, Sabine (25 July 2017). "Dimarco, inizia male l'avventura al Sion: infortunio e frattura del piede". fcinter1908.it (in Italian). Bologna: RCS MediaGroup. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  14. ^ "Thun vs. Sion - 23 July 2017". Soccerway. 23 July 2017. Retrieved 28 October 2017.
  15. ^ "Calciomercato" (in Italian). Lega Serie A. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  16. ^ "UFFICIALE: Parma, tris d'acquisti dall'Inter: Biabiany, Dimarco e Bastoni" (in Italian). Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  17. ^ https://us.soccerway.com/matches/2018/08/12/italy/coppa-italia/parma-fc/pisa-calcio/2855219/?ICID=HP_MS_03_07
  18. ^ https://us.soccerway.com/matches/2018/09/15/italy/serie-a/fc-internazionale-milano/parma-fc/2863791/
  19. ^ "Federico Dimarco joins Hellas Verona" (Press release). inter.it. 31 January 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  20. ^ "Ufficiale: dall'Inter arriva in prestito Dimarco con diritto di opzione" (Press release) (in Italian). hellasverona.it. 31 January 2020. Retrieved 31 January 2020.
  21. ^ https://www.gazzetta.it/calcio/nuove-forze-calcio/22-07-2016/under-19-parla-federico-dimarco-terzino-goleador-dedica-fratello-christian-empoli-qarabag-esordio-160436877906.shtml
  22. ^ https://www.tuttomercatoweb.com/altre-notizie/under-21-forfait-anche-per-petretta-al-suo-posto-dimarco-1090675%5D%5D
  23. ^ Fabio Balaudo (23 July 2016). "Il talento della settimana di UEFA.com: Federico Dimarco" (in Italian). UEFA.com. Retrieved 16 February 2017.
  24. ^ Federico Dimarco at Soccerway
  25. ^ "Federico Dimarco". Inter Milan. Retrieved 3 June 2015.
  26. ^ https://www.uefa.com/under17/match/2011643--italy-vs-
  27. ^ https://www.espn.com/soccer/match?gameId=457250

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