Christian Maggio Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 12 Jun, 2014
Facts of Christian Maggio
Date of Birth: 1982 , February-11
Age: 37 years old
Birth Nation: Italy
Height: 6 Feet
Name Christian Maggio
Nationality Italian
Birth Place/City Montecchio Maggiore
Ethnicity White Ethnicity
Profession Footballer
Working For S.S.C. Napoli
Salary 1.2 million Euros
Eye Color Blue
Face Color White
Weight in KG 79 kg
Famous for Football player
Married Yes
Married to Valeria Mettifogo
Children Mattia Maggio
Online Presence Facebook,Wikipedia,Twitter
Sisters Marie Edwina
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Christian Maggio is a spectacular Italian footballer. He was born in Montecchio Maggiore, Italy on 11 February, 1982. He is currently playing for Serie A club Napoli and Italian national team. He plays actively as a right back/ right midfielder in his team clad in No.11 jersey.

Early life

He received most of his training in the Vicenza youth academy where he played for three years with the youth teams. He graduated from Vicenza youth academy in the year 2000. He debuted for Vicenza in Serie A in 2000-2001. He played for Vicenza till three years making 38 appearances and registering a single goal. Florentina noticed his performance and invited him in the club. Since he wanted to play in Italian Serie A, he ecstatically accepted the Florentina offer. He was transferred to ACF Florentina in the year 2003. He played significant matches for ACF Florentina till 2006 appearing in fifty six matches registering two goals. He was then loaned to Sampdoria in 2006-2007 for 150,000 Euros. Maggio played to his full potential and certainly his best displaying splendid performances for U.C. Sampdoria. He had registered nine goals in twenty nine matches. He was transferred to Napoli for eight million Euros.

Career

He exhibited consistent performances for Napoli. In a match against Bologna he scored the last winning goal registering victory. He also helped Napoli win against Florentina at Stadio Artemio Franchi. Maggio plays effectively as a right midfielder and has played as a right back in most of his matches. He is known for his prolific attacking skill. He appeared in thirty three league games for Napoli in 2011-2012 delivering assistance goals. His novice honor came to him in 2011-2012 series rewarding him with the Serie A Team of the season. He has played different international matches as well and has performed inarguably well. He made his international debue with the Italian national team against Greece. He was also part of 2010 World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012.

Personal life

Maggio was married to his girlfriend Valeria Mettifogo(Spouse) in the year 2010. They have a Children together named Mattia Maggio.

Awards and achievements

He has won several honors during his successful football career such as UEFA European championship finishing as a runner up in 2012, FIFA Confederations Cup finishing third in the year 2013, Oscar Del Calcio and Serie A Team of the year in 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013.

Other details

His height is 1.84m and Weight is 79 kg.His Nation is Italy. His Current Team is S.C.C Napoli as a midfielder. His current Salary is 1.2 million Euros. Christian Maggio has helped in bringing Coppa Italia in 2011-2012 seasons to Napoli. He has appeared in Italian U-18, U-20 and U-21 teams registering four goals in thirty one matches. He has been representing the Italy national team since 2008.

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