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Michele Rigione

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Place of birth  Naples, Italy
Name  Michele Rigione
Playing position  Centre-back
Role  Footballer

Number  16
Height  1.86 m
2001–2008  Chievo
Date joined  2013
Date of birth  (1991-03-07) 7 March 1991 (age 24)
2007–2008  → Internazionale (loan)
Current team  S.S. Virtus Lanciano 1924 (#16 / Defender)

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Michele Rigione (born 7 March 1991) is an Italian footballer who currently plays for Serie B side Cesena, on loan from Chievo.


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Chievo and Inter

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Born in Naples, Campania, Rigione had played for Veneto club Chievo since 2001. In August 2007 he joined Inter's under-17 team on loan for €205,000 with option to co-own the player, and made his debut for Inter's reserves – Primavera in February 2008. He also played 4 times for the first team in club friendlies in 2008–09 and 2009–10 season. In June 2008 he was signed in a co-ownership deal for €350,000.

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On 21 July 2010, he was loaned to Lega Pro Prima Divisione club Foggia, as a replacement of departed defenders likes Lorenzo Burzigotti. He became a starting centre-back since round 5 (except round 6), partnered with Simone Romagnoli, Andrea Iozzia or Andrea Torta. He also played 5 matches at 2010–11 Coppa Italia Lega Pro, except the first match as unused bench.

On 22 June 2011 Inter bought the remain rights of Rigione for €500,000 (made Inter registered an additional €150,000 financial cost) and on the same day Chievo also acquired Rincón and youth player Davide Tonani for a nominal fee. Additionally Marco Andreolli returned to Chievo also for €500,000, making the deals were pure player swap.

Rigione went on loan to two more clubs (Cremonese in Lega Pro 1st Division along with Bocalon and Grosseto in Serie B along with Donati) until he was released by Inter on 30 June 2013 as a free agent.


In July 2013 he was signed by Catanzaro in a 3-year contract.

On 23 April 2015, Rigione terminated his contract at Catanzaro by mutual consent leaving him as a free agent.

Teramo & Lanciano

In July 2015 he joined Teramo. However, the club was expelled from 2015–16 Serie B due to a match fixing scandal. On 31 August he joined another Serie B club Lanciano.


On 21 July 2016 Rigione was signed by A.C. Cesena on a free transfer, signing a 2-year deal.


On 29 June 2017, 1 day before the end of Cesena and Chievo's financial year, Rigione, Garritano, Rodríguez and Daniele Grieco of Cesnea was sold to Chievo for Kupisz, Filippo Zambelli, Pietro Borgogna, Lorenzo Placidi and Carloalberto Tosi. Additionally, Lamin Jallow moved to Cesena on a temporary deal, with an option to purchase at the end of 2017–18 season.

However, on 30 August 2017 Rigione returned to Cesena.

International career

Rigione played twice for Italy U19 team, both were friendlies. He also capped twice at 2008 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship qualification. He received his first call-up from Italy U20, a feeder team of U21, for 2010–11 Four Nations Tournament in November.


  • National "Allievi" League: 2008 (Inter under-17)
  • References

    Michele Rigione Wikipedia

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