I Love Azzurri

Poll

How was Italy achievement at Euro 2012
 

Thiago Motta

(0 votes)
Full Name : Thiago Motta
Date Of Birth: 28 August 1982
Place of Birth: São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
Height: 1.87 m (6 ft 1 1⁄2 in)
Position: Midfielder
Current Club:Paris Saint-Germain
National Debut: 2011
Caps: 7 (1)

Club career

Spain
Born in São Bernardo do Campo, São Paulo, Motta signed with FC Barcelona in 1999 at age 17, from local Clube Atlético Juventus, initially being assigned to the B side. He eventually graduated to the senior team in 2001, making his first team debut on 3 October against RCD Mallorca (3–0 home win).
In the 2001–02 UEFA Champions League, Motta made seven appearances and helped his team to the semi-finals. Competition for places in an already congested midfield meant that he was unable to hold down a regular place in the centre, but he did impress with his composure and endeavour, notably in a semi-final loss in April 2002 against fierce rivals Real Madrid. In the 2002–03 season in La Liga, he appeared in a career-best 21 games (with three goals), but Barça could only finish in sixth position, and also played an important part in the following season's long UEFA Cup run, which was eventually ended by Celtic; in the first leg, a 0–1 loss in Glasgow (0–1 on aggregate), he was sent off during half-time after hitting out at opposing goalkeeper Robert Douglas, who was also shown the red card, in an incident that happened in the tunnel.
Motta was also dogged by several injuries, particularly one suffered on 11 September 2004 against Sevilla FC, which sidelined him for seven months,[4] during his time at Barcelona. He would eventually need surgery to rebuild the anterior cruciate and lateral ligaments in his left knee, but was able to make a swift recovery and made an emotional comeback, taking to the field to rapturous applause as eventual league champions defeated Getafe CF 2–0, on 17 April.
In late August 2007, Motta signed a one-year contract with Atlético Madrid, for an undisclosed fee. Once again, he began the season on the sidelines, injured. In the Spanish Cup quarterfinal match against Valencia CF, he was sent off after only 25 minutes; Atlético lost the away match 0–1 and subsequently the tie.
Due to injury to regular starter Raúl García and the departure of Maniche in January 2008, Motta's opportunities increased. In March however, the recurrent knee problems reappeared, and his season was over, followed by a successful surgery and rehabilitation in the United States. Following his release, he trialed with Premier League side Portsmouth, but did not sign for the club.
Italy
In September 2008, Motta joined Genoa C.F.C. on a free transfer, after passing a medical. During his first campaign, he performed consistently well and was a regular in the starting eleven, under coach Gian Piero Gasperini.
On 11 April 2009, he scored two goals (one of them in the first half's injury time) in a final 3–2 home win over Juventus FC. He finished the year with a career-best six goals, and his club qualified for the Europa League.
On 20 May 2009, La Gazzetta dello Sport confirmed that Motta, alongside teammate Diego Milito were transferred to F.C. Internazionale Milano, for €28M (Milito) + €10.2M (Motta). As part of the deal, Genoa received five Inter players: Riccardo Meggiorini, Robert Acquafresca, Leonardo Bonucci, Francesco Bolzoni and Ivan Fatic. His agent Dario Canovi later revealed that his Genoa contract with the club included a buy-out fee of €10 million.
Motta's debut came in the 2009–10 season's opener, a 1–1 home draw against A.S. Bari, and his first goal came the next round, as he opened the scoresheet in the Derby della Madonnina after an assist by Milito, as Inter defeated A.C. Milan 4–0. Having been in and out of the team all season, he scored his first brace for Inter in a 3–0 win against Bologna F.C. 1909, on 3 April 2010. He also appeared in eight games during the club's victorious Champions League campaign, including the 0–1 loss at former side Barcelona for the semifinals (3–2 aggregate win). During that match, he was sent off after apparently striking Sergio Busquets in the face with his hand. The incident gathered attention due to Busquets' apparent feigning of injury.
On 23 October 2011, from a corner taken by Wesley Sneijder, Motta scored through a header in a 1–0 win against A.C. ChievoVerona, which was Inter's first home win in the 2011–12 season.
Paris Saint-Germain
On 31 January 2012, in spite of Inter manager Claudio Ranieri indicating shortly before he was confident the player would remain with the club until the end of the season, Motta signed with Paris Saint-Germain F.C. in France, for a fee believed to be around €10 million. Following his move, he revealed that he dreamt of playing for the club ever since compatriots such as Raí, Leonardo and Ronaldinho shone in the French capital.

International career

Motta made his debut for Brazil in the 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup. Although he played with the U-23 team, it was a full international competition, hence the international cap gained was fully recognized by FIFA. He went on to appear in another two games in the tournament, and previously represented the nation at the 1999 South American Under-17 Football Championship.
Motta missed the 2004 CONMEBOL Men Pre-Olympic Tournament due to injuries, but appeared for the U23 team in November 2003 against Santos FC. Subsequently, reported claims that he wanted to be called up for Italy and possibly to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, as he possessed dual nationality – both grandparents from his mother and father's side being Italian. FIFA granted players to have one chance to change their representing nation if they had dual nationality, but not for players who have already played in a competitive "A" match (non-friendly).
On 6 February 2011, Motta received his first call-up from Italy, for a friendly against Germany, but an official statement from the Italian Football Federation declared it subject to FIFA clearance, which was granted two days later. He was replaced in the 63rd minute of the 1–1 draw by Alberto Aquilani.
On 25 March 2011, in only his second international, a UEFA Euro 2012 qualifier in Slovenia, Motta scored the game's only goal, following a 73rd-minute combination with Federico Balzaretti.

Honours

Club
Barcelona
UEFA Champions League: 2005–06
La Liga: 2004–05, 2005–06
Supercopa de España: 2005, 2006
UEFA Super Cup: Runner-up 2006
FIFA Club World Cup: Runner-up 2006
Internazionale
UEFA Champions League: 2009–10
FIFA Club World Cup: 2010
Serie A: 2009–10
Coppa Italia: 2009–10, 2010–11
Supercoppa Italiana: 2010
Personal
Don Balón Award – Breakthrough player in La Liga: 2003

Comments  

 
0 #281 Melvin 2017-04-13 00:25
Wheen someone writes an piece of writing he/she keeps the image of a user in his/her brain that how a
user can be aware of it. So that's why this piece of writing is outstdanding.
Thanks!

My homepage Elite Proxies - http://50KProxies.com: http://50KProxies.com/ -
Quote
 
 
0 #280 Sallie 2017-04-12 16:07
I savour, result in I found exactly what I useed to be
taking a look for. You have ended my four day long hunt!

God Bless you man. Have a nice day. Bye

My webpage :: google talk mobile android: http://proxiescheap.com/buy/100-usa-proxies
Quote
 
 
0 #279 Maximo 2017-04-10 17:04
As the admin of this website is working, no doubt very rapidly it will
be well-known, due to its feature contents.

Also visit my homepage - Cheap Proxies: http://50kproxies.com/faq
Quote
 
 
0 #278 Suzanne 2017-04-03 01:47
Great post.

Feel free to visit my website; paypal outlook: http://proxiescheap.com/buy/200-usa-proxies
Quote
 
 
0 #277 Fermin 2017-04-02 01:57
Very quickly this site will be famous among all blog users, due to
it's good posts

Feeel free to visit my weblog ... Google Desktop Review For Mac: http://proxiescheap.com/buy/100-usa-proxies
Quote
 
 
-1 #276 Kai 2017-02-14 16:43
I'm extremely impressed with your writing skills and also
with the layout on your weblog. Is this a paid theme
or did you customize it yourself? Anyway keep up the excellent quality writing,
it's rare to see a great blog like this one nowadays.


Look at my blog post; semiconfident (http://50KProxies.com: http://50KProxies.com)
Quote
 
 
+1 #275 Erma 2017-01-24 22:28
I am extremely impressed together with your writing abilities and also with the layoout on your blog.
Is this a paid theme or did you modify it yourself?
Eiher way keep up the excellent high quality writing, it's rare to peer a great weblog like this one these days..


My web-site: facebook applications: http://Proxiescheap.com/news
Quote
 
 
+1 #274 Gale 2017-01-24 14:33
I like the helpful information you provide in your articles.
I will bookmark your weblog and chbeck again here regularly.

I'm quite certain I will learn a lot of new stuff
right here! Best of luck for the next!

Look into my website: Free Web Hosting
List: http://proxiescheap.com/buy/200-usa-proxies
Quote
 
 
+1 #273 Bill 2017-01-24 03:06
Wow that was odd. I just wrote an incredibly long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didn't appear.
Grrrr... well I'm not writing all that over again. Regardless, just
wanted to say wonderful blog!

Here is my web blog ... child development religion: http://maxiproxies.com/faq
Quote
 
 
+1 #272 Samuel 2017-01-20 19:32
We stumbled over here by a different website and thought I should check things out.
I like what I see so now i am following you. Look forward to going over your web page repeatedly.


my page MaxiProxies; http://MaxiProxies.com: http://MaxiProxies.com,
Quote
 
 
+1 #271 Timothy 2017-01-19 02:24
It's impressive that you are getting thoughts from
this article as well as from our discussion made at this place.


My website facebook bonus: http://ProxiesCheap.com
Quote
 
 
+1 #270 Brenton 2017-01-19 02:05
I am really impressed along with your writing talents and also with
the format in your blog. Is that this a paid subject matter or
did you modify it yourself? Anyway keep up the nice high quality
writing, it's rare to look a great weblog like this one today..


My web-site ... subopercle (dreamproxies.com: http://dreamproxies.com/buy-proxies/1000-private-proxies)
Quote
 
 
-1 #269 Marylyn 2017-01-16 15:13
You are so interesting! I do not suppose I've read through a single thing
luke this before. So good to find somebody with unique thoughts on this issue.
Seriously.. many thanks for starting this up. This website is something that is required on the web, someone with a bit of originality!



Stop by my weblog ...child development definition adolescence: http://maxiproxies.com/features
Quote
 
 
-1 #268 Ronda 2017-01-16 11:12
Hello, all the time i used to check weblog posts here
early in the dawn, because i enjoy to learn more and more.


Feel free too visit my weblog ... build niche store
manual: http://proxiescheap.com/buy/1000-usa-proxies
Quote
 
 
+1 #267 Isobel 2017-01-13 04:44
Thanks for every other informative web site. Where else may juet I am getting that kind of information written in such a perfect method?
I have a mission that I'm simply now operating
on, and I have been on the look out for such info.

Feeel free to surf to my web site ... screen capture freeware: http://proxiescheap.com/buy-shared-proxies
Quote
 
 
+1 #266 Wendell 2017-01-11 21:01
I absoluttely love your website.. Very nice colors & theme.
Did you develop this amazing site yourself? Please reply back as I'm
planning to create my very own website and would like to learn where
you got this from or what the theme is named. Cheers!

Feel free to surf to my blog; MaxiProxies: http://MaxiProxies.com/
Quote
 
 
+1 #265 Wilburn 2017-01-04 17:04
Hey there! This is my 1st comment here soo I just wanted to give a quick
shout out and say I really enjoy reading your posts.
Can you recommend any other blogs/websites/forums that cover the same topics?

Thank you so much!

Also visit my page; friendster comments: http://proxiescheap.com/information
Quote
 
 
+1 #264 Hassan 2016-12-26 07:45
Hello there! This post couldn't be written any better! Reading this post
reminds me of my previous room mate! He always kept talking about this.
I will forward this write-up to him. Fairly certain he will have a good read.
Thank you for sharing!

Also visit my web site DreamProxies: http://dreamproxies.com/buy-proxies/200-private-proxies
Quote
 
 
+1 #263 Klaus 2016-12-25 03:57
Fantastic beat ! I wish to apprentice while you amend your web
site, how could i subscribe for a blog site? The account aided me a acceptable deal.
I had been a little bit acquainted of this your broadcast offered bright clear concept

My webpage ... sanitist: http://dreamproxies.com/buy-proxies/400-private-proxies
Quote
 
 
+1 #262 Hannah 2016-12-24 22:35
Hi, Neat post. There is a problem with your
site in web explorer, might check this? IE nonetheless is the marketplace chief and a big element of people will omit your excellent
writing because of this problem.

my webpage - free php tutorial: http://maxiproxies.com/proxy-lists
Quote
 

Add comment