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|Birth name||David Alexander Sharp Sisi|
|Date of birth||5 February 1993|
|Place of birth||Rinteln, Germany British Military Hospital|
|Height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||120 kg (265 lb; 18 st 13 lb)|
|School||Hounsdown Science College, St. Paul‘s RC College|
|Rugby union career|
David Sisi (born 5 February 1993) is a professional rugby union player. He played at flanker for Zebre but has moved to the second row and established this position with Zebre and Italy.
On 31 July 2017, Sisi signed for Italian club Zebre in the Pro14 from the 2017-18 season.
In 2012 and 2013, Sisi was named in the England Under 20 squad, but in 2019 he opted for Italy and on 18 August 2019, he was named in the final 31-man squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Sisi is of Italian descent, and qualifies to play for Italy through his paternal grandparents and his father Carlo. His mother, Barbara, is English. He has a younger brother, Adam.
As a youngster he swam representing his county. Rugby was introduced to him at secondary school, aged 11. He joined local club, Tottonians and was picked by Hampshire RFU. At 16, he was offered a place on the London Irish AASE scheme; joining the London Irish academy and completing his schooling part time at St. Paul’s college, and afterwards accepting a full time contract with London Irish; at the time becoming their youngest player to represent their first team. With the England under 20 team, David won both the 6 Nations twice and a first Junior World Cup for England at the time.
Since then, David moved to Bath where over the course of 4 years he also spent loan periods to Yorkshire Carnegie (formally Leeds Carnegie), London Scottish and back to London Irish.
Currently David plays in Parma, Italy, with Zebre Rugby Club in the Pro 14 competition. He is also internationally capped for Italy.
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