Italian football may have been through some of its darkest days in recent years. However, we cannot deny that the future looks brighter than ever with young talents like Nicolo Zaniolo getting better every day.
In the past, Italian football had this reputation about being solid at the back while also having decent attackers. However, the future looks totally different. With players such as Zaniolo, we might just see attacking and ruthless Italian sides.
Nicolo Zaniolo is an attacking midfielder who penetrates the opposition’s defenses and causes havoc. Equipped with the physicality, versatility, and skills, this talented young footballer can also operate in different positions within the midfield.
Nicolo is an attacking midfielder
He has been catching the world’s eye with scintillating performances for his current club Roma. No doubt, he is in a big club-Roma, where he can grow. However, plenty of bigger clubs are keenly keeping an eye on him.
Continue reading to get all details about this promising midfielder. Including Nicolo Zaniolo Stats, Value, Transfer News, Injury, Height, Age, Mom, and more.
Nicolo Zaniolo Bio :
|Full Name||Nicolo Zaniolo|
|Birth Date||2 July 1999|
|Birthplace|| Massa, Italy
|Market Value||Estimated to be around at €45 Million|
|Height||1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|Current Teams|| Italy / Roma
Getting to know Nicolo
Nicolo was born in the town of Massa in Tuscany. He was born on the 2nd of July in 1999. Nicolo Zaniolo age is still only 21 years. We sure are yet to see the best of him as he develops and unravels his full potential.
Zaniolo enjoying life outside of football
Football also seems to run in the blood of this attacker. His dad Igor was also a professional footballer who played as a striker. He is known for his time in Serie B & C with numerous clubs. In addition, Nicolo Zaniolo mother is a beautiful lady named Francesca Costa.
Physically speaking, he also has the perfect build and attributes. Nicolo Zaniolo height is 1.90 meters and weighs around 80 kgs. Therefore, such physical qualities have helped him to be a menace in the pitch.
After spending his youth career in Genoa, Fiorentina, and Virtus Entella, Zaniolo finally showed the world what he’s capable of after joining Roma from Inter. Now, we are just looking forward to more of Nicolo.
Nicolo Zaniolo Stats & Career
Zaniolo made his footballing debut in 2017. He was only 17 years old when playing for Virtus Entella. Soon, Internazionale came calling. After that, he moved to San Siro to begin the next chapter of his career.
However, Nicolo failed to make an impact in Inter Milan colors. He even failed to debut for Inter’s first team. After that, he moved to Roma, which proved to be a fantastic move for him.
Nicolo Zaniolo current teams -> Italy / Roma
It was reported that he and Davide Santon were a part of a deal that saw the veteran Radja Nainggolan move to Inter. He has even signed a five-year contract with Roma for fee of €4.5 million.
He has been a shining light for Roma’s midfield and even bagged a handful of goals for them. Inter may be even more sorry later to let him go than in Philippe Coutinho‘s case. This is, of course, if he reaches his full potential elsewhere.
After playing for U19 and U21 setups for the national side, his senior debut also came in 2019. With talents like him and Sandro Tonali, the future is promising for Italian football.
Nicolo Zaniolo Injury
The Giallorossi’s exciting young attacker has been dealt with some injury in recent times. In January of 2020, Zaniolo suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury in a match against Juventus.
He has even had surgery to bounce back from the injury. The estimated recovery period is also believed to be between 5-6 months. In addition, this setback has even got his hopes of competing for Euro 2020 in doubt.
Nicolo is a hard-worker in training
Above all, Nicolo has received a lot of support from both the international and Italian football community. Footballing greats like Francesco Totti and Roberto Mancini have wished him well, and we hope he gets back soon.
Nicolo Zaniolo Position and Playing Style
One of the most outstanding traits of this wonderful footballer is his dribbling. In addition, to being tall and strong, Nicolo is also great technically.
This versatile midfielder can also operate as an attacking midfielder, centrally, box-to-box, in the flanks, and even as a deep-lying playmaker. Zaniolo can both create as well as score goals, making him an exciting prospect.
Nicolo Zaniolo Value & Net Worth
Zaniolo’s value has rocketed in recent times with his fantastic performances. At present, he is valued to be at around €55 Million. However, others would have to pay a lot more to lure him away. In addition, he has even hinted that he isn’t planning on leaving Rome anytime soon.
This fantastic young footballer has also earned a lot of fortune already. At present, Nicolo Zaniolo net worth is believed to be around €5 Million.
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