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Marco Materazzi

Marco Materazzi
Personal information
Full nameMarco Materazzi
Date of birth19 August 1973(age 43)
Place of birthLecce, Italy
Height1.93 m
Playing positionCentre back

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Marco Materazzi (born 19 August 1973), is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender, and is currently a free agent.

At the beginning of his career, Materazzi played with various Italian teams in Serie B and Serie C, and with Premier League side Everton. He spent two periods with Perugia (1995 98 and 1999 2001) and signed for Internazionale, in 2001 for -10 million. He is renowned as a prolific goal-scorer for a defender, breaking the Serie A record for most goals scored by a defender in a season in the 2000 01 season. With Inter he has won a number of major honours including five Serie A titles, one Champions League, three Coppa Italia, and the Supercoppa Italiana three times. He is known for his very aggressive style of play which has led him to having more than 60 yellow cards and 25 red cards.

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