Andrea Bovo

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Andrea Bovo
Personal information
Date of birth (1986-05-14) 14 May 1986 (age 33)
Place of birth Mestre, Venice, Italy
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Club information
Current team
Vicenza Virtus
Number 37
Youth career
2004–2005 Venezia
Senior career*
2004–2005 Venezia 14 (0)
2005–2007 Palermo 0 (0)
2005–2006Salernitana (loan) 22 (1)
2006–2007Bari (loan) 1 (0)
2007Padova (loan) 15 (0)
2007–2012 Padova 171 (11)
2012–2014 Spezia 56 (3)
2014 Pescara 12 (0)
2014–2016 Salernitana 52 (2)
2016–2018 Reggiana 76 (5)
2018–2019 Viterbese 7 (0)
2019– Vicenza Virtus 13 (1)
National team
2002 Italy U16 3 (1)
2002–2003 Italy U17 14 (1)
2004 Italy U18 5 (0)
2004–2005 Italy U19 9 (1)
2005 Italy U20 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 13:34, 14 May 2019 (UTC)

Andrea Bovo (born 14 May 1986) is an Italian footballer who plays for Vicenza Virtus in Serie C.

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L.R. Vicenza Virtus Italian association football club

L.R. Vicenza Virtus, commonly referred to as Vicenza, is an Italian football club based in Vicenza, Veneto. Founded in 1902 as Associazione del Calcio in Vicenza, they became Lanerossi Vicenza in 1953, then Vicenza Calcio from 1990 to 2018, a year which saw the club going bankrupt and being put under controlled administration in order to preserve the Serie C spot at the end of the 2017-18 season. Renzo Rosso, owner of Diesel, merged its Bassano Virtus and some of the assets of Vicenza Calcio into one team, which will play in Vicenza, while the two sides will preserve their distinct youth teams. Vicenza is the oldest team in Veneto; officially founded on 9 March 1902 by the then dean of Liceo Lioy, Tito Buy, and the physical education teacher of the same school, Libero Antonio Scarpa.

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Born in Mestre, the mainland part of Venice (Italian: Venezia) municipality, Bovo started his career at Serie B side A.C. Venezia. After he made his first team debut in 2nd half of 2003-04 season, he was signed by Serie A side Palermo in a co-ownership deal but loaned back to Venice. Palermo got the remain registration rights after the bankrupt of AC Venezia and loaned him to Serie C1 side Salernitana.

Mestre Frazione in Veneto, Italy

Mestre is the centre and the most populated urban area of the mainland of Venice, part of the territory of the Metropolitan City of Venice, in Veneto, northern Italy.

Venice Comune in Veneto, Italy

Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated on a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by over 400 bridges. The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave rivers. In 2018, 260,897 people resided in the Comune di Venezia, of whom around 55,000 live in the historical city of Venice. Together with Padua and Treviso, the city is included in the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area (PATREVE), which is considered a statistical metropolitan area, with a total population of 2.6 million.

Serie A professional association football league in Italy

Serie A, also called Serie A TIM due to sponsorship by TIM, is a professional league competition for football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system and the winner is awarded the Coppa Campioni d'Italia. It has been operating for over eighty years since the 1929–30 season. It had been organized by Lega Calcio until 2010, when the Lega Serie A was created for the 2010–11 season. Serie A is regarded as one of the best football leagues in the world and it is often depicted as the most tactical national league. Serie A was the world's second-strongest national league in 2014 according to IFFHS. Serie A is ranked third among European leagues according to UEFA's league coefficient, behind La Liga, Premier League, and ahead of Bundesliga and Ligue 1, which is based on the performance of Italian clubs in the Champions League and the Europa League during the last five years. Serie A led the UEFA ranking from 1986 to 1988 and from 1990 to 1999.

In the next season, he left for Serie B side Bari on loan. But he just played once in the league on 19 February 2006, replaced Ivan Rajčić against Rimini, which the match ended in 2-2 draw.

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In January 2007 he left for Serie C1 side Padova in another loan deal, there he started to play as a regular starter.

Calcio Padova Italian association football club

Calcio Padova, commonly referred to as Padova, is an Italian football club based in Padua, Veneto. Founded in 1910, Padova currently play in Serie C, having last been in Serie A in 1996. The team's official colours are white and red.

In summer 2007, Padova signed Bovo's 50% registration rights after the co-ownership deal was accepted, for €250,000. [1] In June 2008, Padova bought the rights from Palermo after won the auction, for €426,000. [1] [2] [3] He won promotion playoffs to Serie B in 2009.


On 27 June 2012 Bovo was signed by Spezia Calcio. [4]

Spezia Calcio Italian association football club

Spezia Calcio is an Italian football club, based in La Spezia, Liguria. Currently it plays in Serie B, hosting games at the 10,336-capacity Stadio Alberto Picco.


On 31 January 2014 he was signed by Pescara. [5]


On 9 October 2014 he was signed by Salernitana as a free agent. [6]


On 4 August 2016 he joined Serie C club Reggiana for a undisclosed fee. [7]


On 22 August 2018 he joined Serie C club Viterbese. [8]

Vicenza Virtus

On 31 January 2019 he signed with Vicenza Virtus. [9]

International career

Bovo was capped for Italy U17 team at 2003 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship. He also played at Italy U19 team at 2005 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship qualification.

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  1. 1 2 US Città di Palermo 2007–08 bilancio (in Italian)
  2. "APERTE LE BUSTE. BOVO AL PADOVA, ZECCHIN AL GROSSETO". Calcio Padova (in Italian). 2008-06-26. Archived from the original on 2012-02-20. Retrieved 2010-03-14.
  3. "DICHIARAZIONE DI ZAMPARINI". (in Italian). 2008-09-02. Archived from the original on 2009-04-29. Retrieved 2010-03-14.
  4. "Mercato: per il centrocampo aquilotto, ecco Andrea Bovo" (in Italian). Spezia Calcio. 27 June 2012. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  5. "Speciale calciomercato" (in Italian). Delfino Pescara 1936. 31 January 2014. Retrieved 9 May 2016.[ permanent dead link ]
  6. "Andrea Bovo è un giocatore della Salernitana. "Felicissimo di tornare in granata"" (in Italian). U.S. Salernitana 1919. 9 October 2014. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  7. "UFFICIALE: ANDREA BOVO ALLA REGGIANA" (in Italian). A.C. Reggiana 1919. 4 August 2016. Retrieved 19 July 2018.
  8. "#MERCATO2018 – COLPO GIALLOBLU: ARRIVA IL CENTROCAMPISTA EX REGGIANA ANDREA BOVO" (in Italian). Viterbese. 22 August 2018. Archived from the original on 26 October 2018. Retrieved 26 October 2018.
  9. "Ufficiale: altro colpo LR Vicenza arriva in biancorosso Andrea Bovo" (in Italian). Vicenza Virtus. 31 January 2019.