Birth date 19 Aug 1985 (34 years)
Nationality Italy Italy
Position Midfielder
Team history
Ternana Calcio 2016 - present
F.C. Bari 1908 2011 - 2016
US Grosseto 2011 (loan)
Atalanta 2004 - 2011
U.S. Lecce 2009 - 2010 (loan)
Chievo 2007 - 2008 (loan)

Marino Defendi is an Italian football player who currently features for the Italian Serie A club Atalanta. He plays as a striker.

Mariano Defendi developed at the youth academy of Italian side Atalanta and made his first team debut in 2004. He has been making quite a good progress for them and was loaned out to Chievo Verona for the 2007-2008 season.

Defendi has been recalled to the Atalanta and is currently playing for them.

Mariano Defendi played for Italy in 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship and 2006 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship.