Sergio Volpi

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Sergio Volpi
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Sergio Volpi
birthday 2nd February 1974
place of birth OrzinuoviItaly
size 175 cm
position midfield
Years station Games (goals) 1
1993-1996 Brescia Calcio 22 0(2)
1994-1995 →  Carrarese Calcio  (loan) 23 0(0)
1996-1998 AS Bari 61 0(8)
1998-2000 SSC Venice 52 0(2)
2000-2002 Piacenza Calcio 65 0(3)
2002-2008 Sampdoria Genoa 193 (22)
2008-2009 Bologna FC 25 0(4)
2009-2010 Reggina Calcio 12 0(0)
2010 →  Atalanta Bergamo  (loan) 5 0(0)
2010-2011 Piacenza Calcio 16 0(0)
National team
Years selection Games (goals)
2004 Italy 2 0(0)
1 Only league games are given.
As of December 25, 2010

Sergio Volpi (born February 2, 1974 in Orzinuovi ) is a former Italian football player .


Sergio Volpi started his professional career at Brescia Calcio . There he could not prevail for the time being and was awarded for the 1994/95 season to the then third division Carrarese Calcio . He was able to fight for a regular place at the club, but remained in 23 games in the C1 series without scoring. After his return to Brescia Calcio, the midfielder earned himself a regular place at the club , which had since been relegated to Serie B , and scored his first goal in a professional league on November 12, 1995 in the 2-1 defeat in the away game at AC Ancona .

In the summer of 1996 he signed with league rivals AS Bari , where he was able to increase his hit rate and made promotion to Serie A with the Apulians . The 1997/98 season was also thanks to his four goals this season, which brought the club three points, finished in 11th place and thus achieved relegation. He left the club the following season and joined the SSC Venice . After he was able to win the league with Venice in the 1998/99 season , relegation to the second division followed in the following year. With his following employer Piacenza Calcio he succeeded again in the top division and in the following year relegation. In the summer of 2002, the Genoese club Sampdoria Genoa , then playing in Serie B, signed him.

With the Blucerchiati he also managed to return to the top Italian league immediately, Volpi contributed to the team's success with eight goals this season in 35 games. In the following years, the midfielder was one of the club's permanent staff. During this time he was appointed to the Italian national team for the first time and made his debut on February 18, 2004 in the game against the Czech Republic for the Squadra Azzurra . He played on the field as a substitute for Simone Perrotta after 82 minutes , the game ended in a 2-2 draw. His second appearance followed exactly six months later on August 18, 2004. At the friendly international match in Iceland, he was part of the team that surprisingly lost 2-0. The goals for Iceland were scored by Gylfi Einarsson and Eiður Guðjohnsen .

His greatest successes with Sampdoria Genoa reached in the 2004/05 season with fifth place in Serie A and the associated qualification for the UEFA Cup . After the Portuguese representative Vitória Setúbal was defeated in the first round , they were eliminated from the competition in the group stage. The decisive factor was a 2-1 defeat in the last group game against RC Lens . In the summer of 2008, Volpi signed with FC Bologna after six years in Genoa . After spending a season there as a regular player, he moved to the second division club Reggina Calcio . In January 2010 these gave him on loan to Atalanta Bergamo until the end of the season .

In July 2010 he signed a contract with the second division club Piacenza Calcio .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. Reggina Calcio: Acquistato Sergio Volpi ( Memento of the original of July 11, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
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  3. ^ Piacenza Calcio: Comunicato Stampa