Alessandro Rinaldi (born 23 November 1974) is a retired Italian footballer.
He began his career in the U.S. Consalvo, a small team from the Quadraro district in Rome before moving first to Lodigiani and then to S.S. Lazio. He never played for Lazio in the Serie A. In 1993 he was transferred to the Serie C1 team in Nola where he caught the attention of scouts for Hellas Verona F.C., for whom he played in the 1994-95 season in the Serie B. Then he moved to Ravenna Calcio, where he became a first-choice player and with whom he played for three seasons, and then to Bologna F.C. 1909 in 1998. In 1999, moved to A.S. Roma, which conquered the championship in 2001.
He went to Roma along with Francesco Antonioli and Amedeo Mangone, which priced Rinaldi for 6 billion Italian lire, Antonioli 10 billion lire and Mangone 13 billion lire respectively. and originally swapped with Antonio Chimenti and Ivan Tomić but failed. Instead. Pierre Womé joined Bologna.
In the 2001-2002 season sold to Atalanta B.C. for 6 billion Italian lire, Co-currently Sebastiano Siviglia joined Roma for undisclosed fees.
As part of Paolo Foglio's deal, he moved to Chievo in January 2002.
Rinaldi played for Italy at the 1991 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Italy.