Marco Verratti

Team Paris Saint-Germain FC Paris Saint-Germain FC
Position Midfielder
Height / weight 1.65 m / 60 kg
Born Nov 5, 1992
Nationality Italy Italy
Number 6
Team History
Paris Saint-Germain FC Paris SG 2012 - present
Delfino Pescara 1936 2008 - 2012

Marco Verratti is an Italian football player who currently features for French giants Paris Saint-Germain. He plays as an attacking midfielder.

Verratti developed at the youth academy of Pescara and made his first-team debut in the 2008-09 season at the age of 16. In 2009-10, he began to play more regularly and started to earn a name for himself as a playmaker with excellent passing skills.

Verratti was moved into a deep-lying playmaking position in the 2011-12 season by then Pescara coach Zdenek Zeman and the teenager was hugely impressive there, helping the Italian club gain promotion to Serie A for the 2012-13 campaign.

Despite a number of top Italian clubs seeking his signature in the summer of 2012, it was Paris Saint-Germain who signed Verratti from Pescara on a five-year contract.

Verratti made his international debut for Italy in August 2012 in a friendly international against England that the Azzurri lost 2-1.

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