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Pierre Giorgio Regonesi

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Place of birth  Osio Sotto, Italy
1999–2001  Juventus
Position  Defender
1997–1999  Atalanta
Height  1.86 m
Years  Team
Role  Footballer
Playing position  Left back
Name  Pierre Regonesi

Date of birth  (1979-02-22) 22 February 1979 (age 36)

Pierre Giorgio Regonesi (born 22 February 1979) is an Italian footballer



Born in Osio Sotto, the Province of Bergamo, Lombardy, Regonesi started his career at hometown club Atalanta Bergamo. Regonesi made his Serie A debut on 1 June 1997, against Reggiana, replacing Paolo Foglio in the 82nd minute.

After Atalanta relegated in 1998, Regonesi had a more regular chance to play, which he played 14 games in 1998–99 Serie B season.


In January 1999 he was signed by Juventus, for 4.5 billion Lire (€2,324,056) in co-ownership deal (i.e. 50% registration rights), He was included in Juventus squad for 1999 Torneo di Viareggio. After the youth tournament, Regonesi returned to Atalanta immediately; he left Atalanta again in January 2000 for Empoli, where he remained until June 2001. Regonesi was also signed by Juventus outright that month, as Atalanta cut the remain price from 4.5 billion lire to about 50 million lire, which Juventus received a financial income of "€2.298 million" (4.45 billion lire) for releasing the residual value of co-ownership debt, co-currently the player was sold back to the Province of Bergamo for Serie C1 side AlbinoLeffe for an undisclosed fee on 2 July, made Juventus "loss" of €1.413 million (it means the residual value of the contract in accounting was greater than revenue), but de facto a gain of €0.885 million if combining the two value, as Juve had over-amortize the contract value of Regonesi as it was based on the full price €4,648,112 to schedule. On the same day Juventus also signed Roberto Pellegris.


Regonesi, with the Serie C1 side, he won 2003 promotion playoffs and promoted to Serie B for the first time. He became a regular starter in the 2nd season with AlbinoLeffe and was in the starting XI until 2006.


In July 2006, he was sold to Serie B struggler Rimini in another co-ownership deal, for €1.6 million. The team reached the fifth that season, the best record in the recent season. In the next season he finished 7th in Serie B, made Rimini purchased him outright for €900,000. These 2 seasons, Regonesi was the absolute starter in the defense line, and represent the most games among the defenders.

But in 2008–09 season, Rimini made a backward on goalscoring, and Rimini lost to Ancona in the relegation playoffs. Regonesi himself was injured on 14 March 2009 and missed rest of the fixture.

Returned to Lega Pro Prima Divisione (ex-Serie C1) since 2003, Regonesi entered promotion playoffs again, but this time losing to Verona. in the semi-final/first round. After the season (formally on 16 July) Rimini was expelled from professional league due to its financial record, the club went bankrupt and all players were released.

Returned to AlbinoLeffe

On 5 August 2010, Regonesi returned to AlbinoLeffe, signed a 3-year contract. Regonesi made his club debut on 15 August 2010, which the team won fellow Serie B club Pescara 3–1 in Coppa Italia.

In the next match, the opening match of Serie B, the coach remained to use 352 formation and Regonesi was featured in midfield as left wingback.

International career

He capped for Italy at 1996, 1997 and 1998 UEFA European Under-18 Football Championship qualification. He reached the final phase in 1997 season, finished as the bottom of Group B (4 teams each in 2 groups). He also capped for Italy at 1995 UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship in qualifying and final phase.


  • Serie C1: 2003
  • References

    Pierre Giorgio Regonesi Wikipedia

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