Italian cyclist whose accomplishments successful the GP Ouest-France and specific stages from the Tour de France in 2004 and 2007. He started competing within the Lampre-Merida race group in 2013. He produced his professional debut in 2000 using the Mapei-Quick Stage race group. He became the very first cyclist ever sold to earn the Trofeo Laigueglia 3 x. He previously dated a female called Chiara. He raced against Thor Hushovd at this year’s 2009 Paris-Roubaix.