|Playing position |
Name Giovanni Sbrissa
Height 1.85 m
Weight 79 kg
|Date of birth (1996-09-25) 25 September 1996 (age 19)|
Place of birth Castelfranco Veneto, Italy
Current team Vicenza Calcio (#11 / Midfielder)
Giovanni Sbrissa (born 25 September 1996) is an Italian footballer who plays for Cesena, on loan from Sassuolo.
Born in Castelfranco Veneto, Veneto region, Sbrissa started his career at Venetian club Vicenza. On 17 July 2013 Sbrissa received a call-up from the first team for a pre-season camp. He made his debut on 4 August, against FeralpiSalò in 2013–14 Coppa Italia. Sbrissa played 11 times for Vicenza in 2013–14 Lega Pro Prima Divisione. Sbrissa extended his contract to 30 June 2016 on 4 March 2014.
In 2014–15 season Vicenza was admitted to 2014–15 Serie B, which Sbrissa played 32 times in the league, as no.20. On 8 June 2015 Sbrissa signed a new three-year contract. However, less than a month later he was sold.
On 30 June 2015 Sbrissa was signed by Sassuolo for €840,000, in a 5-year contact; Thomas Manfredini was signed by Vicenza in a definitive deal in exchange on a free transfer. Sbrissa also immediately returned to Vicenza for 2015–16 Serie B, in a temporary deal.
Sbrissa returned to Vicenza from Sassuolo, effective on 1 July 2015. He changed to wear no.11 shirt, which previous owners Leonardo Spinazzola and Srđan Spiridonović had returned to Juventus and changed to wear no.20 shirt respectively.
On 31 August 2016 Sbrissa was signed by Brescia in a temporary deal from Sassuolo. He was part of Sassuolo's 2016 pre-season campaign.
On 21 June 2017 Brescia excised the option to buy the player. However, Sassuolo also excised the counter-option on the next day.
On 12 July 2017 Sbrissa was signed by Cesena on a temporary basis, with an option to buy him outright from Sassuolo.
Sbrissa played 4 times for Italy national under-19 football team in 2014–15 season, all friendlies. He missed the elite round of the qualification due to injury. Sbrissa was replaced by Andrea Palazzi instead.