Italian striker who joined up with Juventus this year 2010 following a season with Napoli and two seasons with Udinese. He joined up with the Italian nationwide group in 2007. He performed for Torino’s youngsters team as an adolescent from 1994 to 1999, before debuting for the club’s mature team. He have scored 19 goals in 43 performances while on mortgage to Chieti from 2003 to 2004. He was raised in Torino, Italy. He became teammates with Gianluigi Buffon in the Italian national group in 2007.