| Guastalla, Italy|
| (1988-04-05) 5 April 1988 (age 27)|
FC Lugano (#1 / Goalkeeper)
Alex Valentini Wikipedia
Alex Valentini (born 5 April 1988) is an Italian footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Vicenza.
Born in Guastalla, Emilia-Romagna, Valentini started his career at Mantua, Lombardy, about 30 km (19 mi) away. Primary a youth team player, he was assigned number 88 shirt of the first team in 2006–07 Serie B season. He was loaned to Sambonifacese and won the promotion playoffs of 2007–08 Serie D. The club then signed him in co-ownership deal. In June 2009, he was bought back from the San Bonifacio based club. Since returned to Mantova, he was selected to Italy under-21 Serie B representative team twice, for internal friendlies, both as white team keeper against the blue team. In January 2010, he was loaned to Pro Sesto.
After Mantova went bankrupt, he was signed by Pro Belvedere Vercelli (and later merged with Pro Vercelli to become F.C. Pro Vercelli 1892) He was the first choice of the team, ahead Marzio Dan who was the first choice for PB Vercelli in the last season.
Valentini joined Spezia in August 2013 in a co-ownership deal. In June 2014 Spezia signed Valentini outright, with Danilo Russo moved to opposite direction.
After Spezia acquired Valentini outright, he left the club on loan for two seasons.
In summer 2017 Valentini finally left the club permanently.
Valentini joined Vicenza in 2017 on a two-year contract.