Alberto Fontana is an Italian football player who currently features for the Italian football club Palermo. He plays as a goalkeeper.
Alberto Fontana developed at the youth academy of his hometown club Cesena and after spending the 1986-1987 season on loan at Vis Pesaro, was drafted back into the Cesena set-up. He established himself at Cesena from 1989 onwards and made his Italian Serie A debut for them on September 9,1990. He featured in a total of 103 league matches and was signed by Bari in 1993. He played 133 league matches for Bari between 1993 and 1997, featuring twice each in the Italian Serie A and the Italian Serie B.
Alberto Fontana was signed by Atalanta in 1997 and played three years for them, featuring in an exact 100 league matches. In 2001, Napoli came calling and after 14 league matches, he was signed by Italian powerhouse Inter Milan. He was on the books of Inter for four years but could play only 10 Serie A matches for them.
Fontana was a regular for Chievo Verona in the 2005-2006 season in the Serie A and featured in 29 league matches. In 2006 he was signed by Palermo and although he is not a starting xi player, he is still considered an important part of the Palermo unit. He is currently second oldest player in the Italian Serie A, behind the 44-year old Marco Ballotta.