Luca Toni Varchetta Delle Cave is an Italian football player who currently features for the Italian and European giants Juventus. He plays as a striker and won the 2006 World Cup with Italy.

Toni commenced his professional footballing career at modest Italian side Modena in 1994. He was soon on his way to other clubs as he played in the Italian Serie B and Serie C1. In 1999 Toni was signed by Vicenzo Calcio then in the Italian Serie A.

In 2001 the Italian forward moved to Brescia and played alongside Italian legend Roberto Baggio for two seasons. In 2003 Toni signed for Palermo then in the Serie B and helped them gain promotion to the Italian top flight. Toni scored 20 goals in Serie A for Palermo the following season.

Position Forward
Height / weight 1.93 m / 88 kg
Born May 26, 1977
Nationality Italy Italy
Number 9
Team History
Hellas Verona Hellas Verona 2013 - 2016
ACF Fiorentina Fiorentina 2012 - 2013
Juventus Juventus 2011 - 2012
Al Nasr SC (Dubai) 2012
Genoa CFC Genoa 2010 - 2011
AS Roma AS Roma 2010 (loan)
FC Bayern Munich Bayern 2007 - 2010
FC Bayern Munich II Kleine Bayern (little Bayern) 2009
ACF Fiorentina Fiorentina 2005 - 2007
Palermo Palermo 2003 - 2005
Brescia Brescia 2001 - 2003
Vicenza Calcio Vicenza Calcio 2000 - 2001
Treviso F.B.C. 1993 1999 - 2000
A.S. Lodigiani 1998 - 1999
U.S. Fiorenzuola 1922 1997 - 1998
Empoli FC Empoli 1996 - 1997
Modena FC Modena 1994 - 1996

Fiorentina soon came calling and signed the Italian forward in 2005. It was at the Florence-based club that Toni eventually established himself as one of the best targetmen in the world as he scored 47 goals in 67 appearances.

In the summer of 2007 Bayern Munich came calling and signed the Italian international from Fiorentina for 11 million euros. In 2010 he moved to Italy to play on loan for Roma, and in the summer joined Genoa. In January 2011 Toni moved to Juventus.

Toni made his international debut for Italy on August 18, 2004 against Iceland in a friendly and featured for his nation at the 2006 World Cup. He also played in Euro 2008.

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