Sebastian Giovinco

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Sebastian Giovinco
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Giovinco playing for Toronto FC in 2015
Personal information
Full name Sebastian Giovinco
Date of birth (1987-01-26) 26 January 1987 (age 34)
Place of birth Turin, Italy
Height 1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)[1]
Position(s) Forward, attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Al-Hilal
Number 9
Youth career
1996–2006 Juventus
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2015 Juventus 93 (14)
2007–2008Empoli (loan) 35 (6)
2010–2012Parma (loan) 66 (22)
2015–2019 Toronto FC 114 (68)
2019– Al-Hilal 36 (11)
National team
2003 Italy U16 7 (4)
2003–2004 Italy U17 7 (1)
2005 Italy U18 4 (0)
2006 Italy U19 1 (1)
2006–2007 Italy U20 4 (0)
2007–2009 Italy U21 20 (1)
2008 Italy U23 (Olympics) 10 (3)
2011– Italy 23 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 9 September 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2015

Sebastian Giovinco (born 26 January 1987) is an Italian professional footballer. He plays as a forward for Saudi Arabian club Al-Hilal and the Italy national team.

Career statistics[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

As of match played 14 September 2020
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total Ref.
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Juventus 2006–07 Serie B 3 0 0 0 3 0 [2]
Empoli (loan) 2007–08 Serie A 35 6 1 0 1[a] 0 37 6 [3]
Juventus 2008–09 19 2 3 1 5[b] 0 27 3 [3]
2009–10 15 1 0 0 4[b] 0 19 1 [3]
Total 34 3 3 1 9 0 46 4
Parma (loan) 2010–11 Serie A 30 7 2 0 32 7 [3]
2011–12 36 15 2 1 38 16 [3]
Total 66 22 4 1 70 23
Juventus 2012–13 Serie A 31 7 3 2 7[b] 2 1[c] 0 42 11 [3]
2013–14 17 2 2 1 11[d] 0 30 3 [3]
2014–15 7 0 1 2 3[b] 0 11 2 [3]
Total 55 9 6 5 21 2 1 0 83 16
Toronto FC 2015 MLS 33 22 1 1 1[e] 0 35 23 [2][3]
2016 28 17 3 1 6[e] 4 37 22 [2][3]
2017 25 16 3 3 4[e] 1 32 20 [2][3]
2018 28 13 1 1 8[f] 4 1[g] 0 38 18 [2][3]
Total 114 68 8 6 8 4 12 5 142 83
Al-Hilal 2018–19 Saudi Pro League 10 4 2 0 5[h] 1 0 0 17 5 [2]
2019–20 26 7 2 0 11[h] 2 2[i] 0 41 9 [2]
Total 36 11 4 0 16 3 2 0 58 14
Career total 343 119 26 13 55 9 15 5 439 146
  1. Appearance(s) in the UEFA Cup.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Appearance(s) in the UEFA Champions League.
  3. Appearance in the Supercoppa Italiana.
  4. Four appearances in the UEFA Champions League, seven appearances in the UEFA Europa League.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Appearance(s) in the MLS Cup playoffs.
  6. Appearance(s) in the CONCACAF Champions League.
  7. Appearance in the Campeones Cup.
  8. 8.0 8.1 Appearance(s) in the AFC Champions League.
  9. Appearance(s) in the FIFA Club World Cup.

International[change | change source]

As of match played 14 October 2018[2][4][5]
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National team Year Apps Goals
Italy 2011 6 0
2012 8 0
2013 3 1
2014 4 0
2015 2 0
Total 23 1
Scores and results list Italy's goal tally first, score column indicates score after each Giovinco goal.[2][5]
List of international goals scored by Sebastian Giovinco
No Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 19 June 2013 Arena Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil  Japan 4–3 4–3 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Juventus Primavera

Juventus[7][8]

Toronto FC

Al-Hilal

International[change | change source]

Italy

Italy U21

Individual[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

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  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 "Sebastian Giovinco » Club matches". World Football. Archived from the original on 20 January 2016. Retrieved 9 September 2015.
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  6. "Finale campionato primavera 2005–06". Archived from the original on 8 July 2011. Retrieved 26 February 2010.
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  9. Laura Armstrong (30 November 2016). "Toronto FC bound for MLS Cup final". The Star. Archived from the original on 20 December 2016. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
  10. "Toronto FC 1, Columbus Crew SC 0". mlssocer.com. 29 November 2017. Archived from the original on 30 November 2017. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  11. "Kings of the League: Toronto FC win first Supporters' Shield". mlssoccer.com. 30 September 2017. Archived from the original on 18 October 2017. Retrieved 1 October 2017.
  12. "Toronto FC 5, Vancouver Whitecaps 2 2018 Canadian Championship Recap". torontofc.ca. 15 August 2018. Archived from the original on 16 August 2018. Retrieved 16 August 2018.
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  14. Arun Srinivasan (26 May 2017). "Toronto FC routs Columbus to capture Trillium Cup". The Score. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  15. "Al Hilal SFC seal 16th Saudi Pro League title". AFC. 30 August 2020. Retrieved 30 August 2020.
  16. "Final - 2nd Leg: Al Dawsari, Gomis strikes seal Al Hilal title". AFC. 24 November 2019. Archived from the original on 13 January 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2019.
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  20. "Sebastian Giovinco, Kei Kamara among 22 players named to 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game roster". Major League Soccer. 20 July 2015. Archived from the original on 21 September 2015. Retrieved 26 October 2015.
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  22. "Sebastian Giovinco Named to 2018 MLS All-Star Game". torontofc.ca. 28 June 2018.
  23. "2015 MLS Best XI revealed: 10 first-time selections get the nod". Major League Soccer. 29 November 2015. Archived from the original on 1 December 2015. Retrieved 29 November 2015.
  24. "Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco among MLS Best XI despite MVP snub". ESPN FC. 5 December 2016. Archived from the original on 7 December 2016. Retrieved 7 December 2016.
  25. "Toronto FC attacker Sebastian Giovinco wins Etihad Airways Player of the Month award for July". Major League Soccer. Archived from the original on 8 August 2015. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  26. "Toronto FC attacker Sebastian Giovinco wins Etihad Airways Player of the Month award for August". Major League Soccer. 3 September 2015. Archived from the original on 5 September 2015. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
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  30. "RFB Toronto FC "Man of the Year" Award". redpatchboys.ca. Archived from the original on 28 June 2018. Retrieved 1 July 2018.
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