Paolo Di Canio

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Paolo Di Canio
Personal information
Full name Paolo Di Canio
Date of birth 9 July 1968 (1968-07-09) (age 45)
Place of birth Rome, Italy
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985-1990
1986-1987
1990-1993
1993-1994
1994-1996
1996-1997
1997-1999
1999-2003
2003-2004
2004-2006
2006-2008
Lazio
Ternana (loan)
Juventus
Napoli
Milan
Celtic
Sheffield Wednesday
West Ham United
Charlton Athletic
Lazio
Cisco Roma
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Paolo Di Canio (born 9 July 1968) is a former Italian football player. Di Canio gained fame in the 1990s for his extensive body modifications, including a collection of fascist tattoos and a Mussolini-shaped ampallang, which was perforated during a match in 2001.

Club career statistics[change | edit source]

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
Japan League
1985/86 Lazio Serie B 0 0
1986/87 Ternana Serie C2 27 2
1987/88 Lazio Serie B 0 0
1988/89 Serie A 30 1
1989/90 24 3
1990/91 Juventus Serie A 23 3
1991/92 24 0
1992/93 31 3
1993/94 Napoli Serie A 26 5
1994/95 Milan Serie A 15 1
1995/96 22 5
Scotland League
1996/97 Celtic Premier Division 26 12
England League
1997/98 Sheffield Wednesday Premier League 35 12
1998/99 6 3
1998/99 West Ham United Premier League 13 5
1999/00 30 16
2000/01 31 10
2001/02 26 9
2002/03 17 8
2003/04 Charlton Athletic Premier League 31 4
Italy League
2004/05 Lazio Serie A 23 6
2005/06 27 5
2006/07 Cisco Roma Serie C2 28 7
2007/08 18 7
Country Italy 318 48
Scotland 26 12
England 189 67
Total 515 120

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