Ciro Immobile is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Italy national team. He began his career at Sorrento. In 2009, he was purchased by Juventus, and then loaned out to three different clubs before moving to Genoa in 2012. After a season with the club, he moved to Juventus’ rivals Torino. At Torino, he won the Capocannoniere award as the top scorer in Serie A, where he scored 22 goals in 33 games. After his breakout season at Torino, he was sold to German club Borussia Dortmund for around €18 million, before moving to Sevilla in 2015. In 2016, he returned to Torino on loan, and was later sold to Lazio in July of that year. Immobile made his debut for the Italian national team in 2014 and was included in the squad for 2014 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2016.
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Although primarily a striker, Immobile is capable of playing anywhere along the front-line. A quick forward, Immobile is primarily known for his offensive movement, as well as his ability to make attacking runs and exploit spaces. His main characteristics are his eye for goal and finishing ability with both feet, as well as his physical attributes; he also possesses solid technique, and is effective in the air. In addition to his offensive capabilities, he is also a hard-working player, known for his willingness to chase down the ball and press opponents when not in possession.