Paolo Di Canio

Italian footballer

Paolo Di Canio (born 9 July 1968) is a former Italian football player. [1][2] Di Canio is also famous for his fascist tattoo, for example his Mussolini back tattoo. His tattoos even got him suspended during a Sky Sports live tv show in September 2016, because people were complaining about it. [3]

Paolo Di Canio
Paolo Di Canio Upton Park 11 September 2010.jpg
Di Canio in 2010
Personal information
Full name Paolo Di Canio
Date of birth (1968-07-09) 9 July 1968 (age 52)
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985-1990
1986-1987
1990-1993
1993-1994
1994-1996
1996-1997
1997-1999
1999-2003
2003-2004
2004-2006
2006-2008
Lazio
Ternana (loan)
Juventus
Napoli
Milan
Celtic
Sheffield Wednesday
West Ham United
Charlton Athletic
Lazio
Cisco Roma
National team
1988-1990 Italy U-21 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Di Canio was appointed manager of Swindon Town in July 2011. His first match was a 3-0 win against Crewe Alexandra.

Club career statisticsEdit

Club performance League
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals
JapanLeague
1985/86 Lazio Serie B 0 0
1986/87 Ternana Serie C2 27 2
1987/88 Lazio Serie B 0 0
1988/89 Serie A 30 1
1989/90 24 3
1990/91 Juventus Serie A 23 3
1991/92 24 0
1992/93 31 3
1993/94 Napoli Serie A 26 5
1994/95 Milan Serie A 15 1
1995/96 22 5
ScotlandLeague
1996/97 Celtic Premier Division 26 12
EnglandLeague
1997/98 Sheffield Wednesday Premier League 35 12
1998/99 6 3
1998/99 West Ham United Premier League 13 5
1999/00 30 16
2000/01 31 10
2001/02 26 9
2002/03 17 8
2003/04 Charlton Athletic Premier League 31 4
ItalyLeague
2004/05 Lazio Serie A 23 6
2005/06 27 5
2006/07 Cisco Roma Serie C2 28 7
2007/08 18 7
Country Italy 318 48
Scotland 26 12
England 189 67
Total 515 120

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Paolo Di Canio - Manager profile". www.transfermarkt.us. Retrieved 2020-06-25.
  2. "Paolo Di Canio Manager Profile | Premier League". www.premierleague.com. Retrieved 2020-06-25.
  3. Dobson, Mark (14 September 2016). "Sky Sport Italia suspends Paolo Di Canio after showing 'dux' tattoo". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-07-01.

Other websitesEdit

  Media related to Paolo Di Canio at Wikimedia Commons