Alberto Aquilani is a professional footballer from Italy and he represents the Italian national team and the Italian club Fiorentina. Aquilani is an attacking midfielder and playmaker and is known for his long range shooting and fast and penetrative passing. His style of play allows him to perform different midfield roles and he can also play as a playmaker operating deep in the field.
His career started with Roma after a short spell of play with Triestina and became a regular with the club during season 2005-06. After an injury break spanning several months he moved to Liverpool for 2009-10 season. The same year he switched to Juventus on loan due to non-availability of playing time and remained with them till the end of 2010-11.
He came back to Liverpool as Juventus did not attempt to buy him and he again went on loan to Milan for 2011-12. His international career took off when he earned the under-16 cap in 2001 for the European U-16 football championship qualifier. In the Italy’s 2003 UEFA European U-19 championship win, he scored once and was then graduated to U-21 and participated in the European U-21 football championship qualifier.
Aquilani’s senior career was made against a friendly with Turkey in November 2006. His first goal for his country was against Montenegro in the world cup qualifier on 15th October 2008 and he finished with 3 goals in the game. Between 2006 and 2013 he had played 33 times for Italy and scored twice. His overall statistics for clubs show that he had played 337 games and scored 35 times. Aquilani dons the number 10 jersey for on the field. On the personal front Aquilani is married to the beautiful Italian actress Michela Quattrociocche since 2012 and has a child Aurora Aquilani from the marriage.