Marco Di Vaio is a former Italian football player who is on the books of the Italian Serie A club Genoa. He plays as a striker and has been loaned onto Bologna for the 2008-2009 season.
Marco Di Vaio commenced his professional club football career at Italian club Lazio in 1994 and played for them until 1995, featuring in 8 league matches and scoring 3 goals. In 1996 he was signed by Hellas Verona and scored one goal in 7 league matches for them.
Di Vaio was signed by Bari in 1996 and played for them for one year, scoring 3 goals in 27 league matches. He then moved to Salernitana in 1997 and it was there that he established himself as a top draw striker, scoring 33 goals in 67 league matches.
His performances at Salernitana earned him a move to Parma and he went onto play for them from 1999 and 2002, scoring 41 goals in 83 league matches. He was superb at Parma and this led to the Italian and European powerhouse Juventus taking notice of him.
But Marco Di Vaio could never show his class at Juventus and after two seasons, scoring 18 goals in 54 league matches moved to Valencia. He played for Valencia for the 2004-2005 season, scoring 11 goals in 34 league matches. He then played for AS Monaca in 2006, scoring 8 goals in 29 league matches.
Marco Di Vaio was signed by Italian club Genoa in 2007. He played for them for the 2007-2008 season, scoring 11 goals in 37 league matches. He has been loaned to Italian Serie A club Bologna for the 2008-2009 season.
Marco Di Vaio made his international debut for Italy in 2001 and featured in Euro 2004. He went onto play 14 international matches for his nation, scoring two goals.