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Alberto Gilardino

32-Year-Old Forward     Fiorentina  Serie A


Birthdate:  July 5, 1982    Birthplace:  Biella, Italy    Nationality:  Italy    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  174 lbs    

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Gilardino is back in Italy after spending the last six months in China, Football Italia reports.

Gilardino is in a good situation because Fiorentina can really use him.

Alberto Gilardino: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

July 10, 2014

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The veteran striker who has played his entire career in Serie A has agreed to move to China where he will join former teammate Alessandro Diamanti and former coach Marcello Lippi, Football Italia reports.

Gilardino had a chance at reaching 200 goals in Serie A had he remained.

December 26, 2013

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Gilardino was rammed by Diego Perez in a win against Genoa Sunday. During the clash, Alessandro Diamanti was handed a suspension. Soon after, Gilardino left the pitch in pain.

The Bologna camp is being quiet on how severely Gilardino's shoulder injury will impact his ability to play. Stay tuned.

December 20, 2013

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Gilardino has netted seven goals and played every game for Bologna this season, Football Italia reports.

His overwhelming offensive play has gone under-appreciated up until now. He faces Genoa in week 17 and will look to propagate the notion that he is an elite player. If you're looking for a low-cost, high-value addition to your fantasy squad in week 17 then look no further than Gilardino. Bologna needs this win and Gilardino will be looked to often.

October 21, 2013

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Gilardino opened the scoring in the 22nd minute and then knocked in the game-winner in the 50th minute of Sunday's 2-1 win over Chievo Verona.

Gilardino scored his first goal of the season back on September 1 against Fiorentina and then went five straight Serie A matches without finding the back of the net. It's not completely surprising given that he's failed to get more than two shots off in a game during that scoreless span. In fact, he only took two shots against Chievo but they just both happened to go in. A goal outburst shouldn't be expected unless he starts taking more shots on goal.

October 9, 2012

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Gilardino thanked Bologna for helping him get back to Italy's National Team, Football Italia reports.

Not too long ago it seemed as if Gilardino would never play for Italy again.

October 4, 2012

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Gilardino has started off the season in excellent form and is now hoping to get a chance to play for Italy again, Football Italia reports.

Gilardino is recommended as a fantasy player based on recent play.

August 31, 2012

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The 30-year old member of Italy's 2006 World Cup winning side is moving to Bologna on loan from Genoa, Gazzetta dello Sport reports.

Gilardino has had a superb career, but he has struggled the last few seasons.