Motta Marco

Marco Motta is an Italian footballer who plays as a right back. Motta is a former Italy international and made his only senior international appearance in 2010; at youth level, he participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics with Italy. He played in Italy for Atalanta, Udinese, Juventus and Roma and in United Kingdom for Watford and Charlton before his transfer to Spain. Since 2005, Motta has been a member of the Italy U-21 national team. In 2007, after the 2007 Euro U-21, he was named captain of the side. He also represented Italy at the 2008 Summer Olympics, 2003 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship, 2006–07 Under-20 Four Nations Tournament, 2008 Toulon Tournament and 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, he missed 2006 edition due to injury, where he played 4 out of possible 8 in qualifying since made his U21 debut. On 22 March 2009, Motta received his first call-up to the Italian national team for the games against Montenegro and the Republic of Ireland but remained an unused substitute. He made his debut with the senior team on 10 August 2010, under new head coach Cesare Prandelli, in the friendly match lost 1–0 against Côte d’Ivoire.

 


ITALY NATIONAL TEAM


Olympic Games “BEIJING 2008”


Match Worn Shirt


Did you Know?

During the Olympic Games teams don’t use regular own country’s football federation logos on chest. Due Olympic Committee rules all of the teams of all sports must have the same NOC’s logo on their uniforms. Also the supplier sponsors on shirts are smaller than usual. Italy Team is usual instead to keep the same supplier sponsor’s size on the shirt but there is only one logo instead of two as it happens in all of the other competitions shirts.

Did you Know?

On March 5th 2011 Juventus played against Milan A.C. on 28th leg of Serie A championship. Milan A.C. won 1-0. Juventus used a special badge on chest to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Italian Unification that was nationally celebrated on March 17th 2011.  That was the only time the patch was used on team’s shirt.

JUVENTUS F.C.


2010-2011


Juventus vs Milan


Match Worn Shirt

Things to Know:

On 2 July 2010, Juventus agreed a loan deal for Motta with Udinese for the 2010–2011 season. Juventus had the option to sign Motta permanently at the end of the season, as Juventus was seeking a new right back to replace Martín Cáceres and Jonathan Zebina. Motta then joined the Juventus squad which they would leave from Vinovo, Juventus’s facility located to Pinzolo, the camp site for pre-season training, in although the deal was pending a formal finalization. On 5 July, Juventus announced the deal was completed, which cost €1.25 million for the loan with option to make it permanently for a further €3.75 million. He made his official Juventus debut on 29 July 2010 in the 2010–11 UEFA Europa League qualifier against Shamrock Rovers, ahead of Zdeněk Grygera as right back. The Old Lady won the Ireland side 3–0 in aggregate. Grygera alter regained his starting place and Motta had to appear as unused substitute on the bench for much of the 2010–11 Serie A campaign. On 22 June 2011 Juventus exercised the rights to sign Motta along with Simone Pepe for a pre-agreed price. Following his permanent transfer to the club, he became a surplus to requirements under new coach Antonio Conte and failed to make any appearances for the club alongside the likes of Carvalho Amauri, Luca Toni, and Vincenzo Iaquinta, all of whom were released during the 2012 winter transfer market on either loan deals or permanent transfers.

Match Worn Boots


Juventus F.C.  Italy National Team

Things to Know:

Since 2005, Motta has been a member of the Italy U-21 national team. In 2007, after the 2007 Euro U-21, he was named captain of the side. He also represented Italy at the 2008 Summer Olympics, 2003 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship, 2006–07 Under-20 Four Nations Tournament, 2008 Toulon Tournament and 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, he missed 2006 edition due to injury, where he played 4 out of possible 8 in qualifying since made his U21 debut. On 22 March 2009, Motta received his first call-up to the Italian national team for the games against Montenegro and the Republic of Ireland but remained an unused substitute. He made his debut with the senior team on 10 August 2010, under new head coach Cesare Prandelli, in the friendly match lost 1–0 against Côte d’Ivoire.

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