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Riccardo Montolivo Biography

Riccardo Montolivo is an Italian professional footballer who plays as amidfielder for Serie A club Milan, having previously played for Atalanta and Fiorentina. Montolivo's profile has two main roles; one is that of a deep-lying playmaker and the other is that of an attacking midfielder. Montolivo began his career in Serie B with Atalanta. At the age of 18, he made his debut during the 2003–04 season. He played 41 matches and scored four goals. Montolivo moved to Fiorentina in the summer of 2005. In May 2012, Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri announced that Montolivo would join the club on a free transfer when his contractwith Fiorentina expired on 30 June. Montolivo was highly praised for his performance in the derby against Internazionale on 7 October 2012. On 30 October 2012, Montolivo scored his first goal with A.C. Milan in the 69th minute after Milan were down 2–0 to Palermo. Milan finally drew the match 2–2. Montolivo scored the winning goal when Italy's under-21 team defeated Spain 2–1 and qualified for the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship on 10 October 2006. In 2008, Pierluigi Casiraghi called-up Montolivo to participate in the Olympic Games in Beijing. Montolivo scored his first senior international goal in a 2–1 friendly win against Spain in Bari.

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5 players who lost 2016 to injury
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Arsenal came close to signing AC Milan's Manuel Locatelli in the summer
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Milan's win against Torino fails to mask prolonged issues
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Euro 2016: Italy Squad - Analysis and upcoming fixtures
Euro 2016: Italy Squad - Analysis and upcoming fixtures
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AC Milan 3-0 Inter : Five talking points
Milan defeated rivals Inter in handsome style and earned the bragging rights, here are 5 things we learned from the match
AC Milan captain Riccardo Montolivo says derby against Inter Milan is crucial
AC Milan captain Riccardo Montolivo says derby against Inter Milan is crucial
Inter are fourth in the Serie A table, having mustered 41 points from 21 matches, while Milan are sixth with 33 points.
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10 footballers who are worth far more than their value in the transfer market
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10 high-profile players who can sign a pre-contract in January 2016
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Carlo Ancelotti: Will manage only AC Milan or Roma if given chance in Serie A
Carlo Ancelotti: Will manage only AC Milan or Roma if given chance in Serie A
Carlo Ancelotti talks about which clubs he would prefer to manage after he returns from his managing sabbatical nest season
The changing face of AC Milan’s midfield - Bonaventura, Montolivo and Van Ginkel could function very well together
The changing face of AC Milan’s midfield - Bonaventura, Montolivo and Van Ginkel could function very well together
The changing face of AC Milan’s midfield - Bonaventura, Montolivo and Van Ginkel could form a very fluid midfield trio for AC Milan
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How will Colombia, Italy, France and Germany cope without their injured stars?
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Injured XI to miss the 2014 World Cup
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Giuseppe Rossi misses out as Italy announce final squad for the World Cup
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World Cup warm-ups in pictures, featuring the Netherlands, Portugal & Italy
World Cup warm-ups in pictures, featuring the Netherlands, Portugal & Italy
This evening’s bout of World Cup warm-ups saw England’s fellow group members Italy compete in what went on to be quite a gruelling contest away to the Republic of Ireland, while the Netherlands took on Ghana. Elsewhere, a Cristiano Ronaldo-less Portugal side went up against Greece. Here, we give to you some of the more [...]The post Tonight’s World Cup warm-ups in pictures, featuring the Netherlands, Portugal & Italy appeared first on Squawka News.
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