|Place of birth Como, Italy|
Height 1.78 m
|Current team Free agent|
Name Diego Ascentis
|Date of birth (1976-07-31) 31 July 1976 (age 39)|
[Wikipedia] Diego De Ascentis
Diego De Ascentis (born 31 July 1976) is an Italian former footballer who played as a midfielder.
De Ascentis started his career at Como in 1993 before moving to Bari in 1996. Three years later, he transferred to A.C. Milan for a season.
In 2000, he transferred to Torino. After Torino went bankrupt in 2005 he moved to Genoa, joining the club in July 2005; however, Genoa was demoted to Serie C1 later that month as punishment for match-fixing, prompting De Ascentis to transfer to Livorno. After the reformed Torino regained promotion to Serie A, he rejoined the Turin club for another season.
He signed a three-year contract with Atalanta in the summer of 2007 and was released in the summer of 2009. He re-signed with the club on 8 October that year, and departed again at the end of the 2009–10 season.
De Ascentis was capped for the U-21 and Olympic teams (the former of which won the 1997 Mediterranean Games).