|Birth name||Tommaso Reato|
|Date of birth||12 May 1984|
|Place of birth||Rovigo, Italy|
|Height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight||16 st 0 lb (102 kg)|
|Rugby union career|
Tommaso Reato (born 12 May 1984) is an Italian rugby union player.
Rugby union, widely known simply as rugby, is a contact team sport that originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its most common form, a game is played between two teams of 15 players using an oval-shaped ball on a rectangular field with H-shaped goalposts at either end.
Reato was born in Rovigo, and plays for Rugby Rovigo in the Top12. Reato's position of choice is at Lock.
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He was called up to the Italy squad for the 2008 Six Nations Championship.
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