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Davide Astori
Davide Astori
Personal information
Full name Davide Astori
Date of birth January 7, 1987(1987-01-07)
Place of birth    San Giovanni Bianco, Flag of Italy Italy
Date of death    March 4, 2018(2018-03-04) (aged 31)
Place of death    Udine, Flag of Italy Italy
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Defender
Youth clubs

2001–2006
Flag of Italy Pontisola
Flag of Italy Milan
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2006–2008
2006–2007
2007–2008
2008–2016
2014–2015
2015–2016
2016–2018
Total
Flag of Italy Milan
Flag of Italy → Pizzighettone (loan)
Flag of Italy → Cremonese (loan)
Flag of Italy Cagliari
Flag of Italy → Roma (loan)
Flag of Italy → Fiorentina (loan)
Flag of Italy Fiorentina
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025 00(1)
031 00(0)
174 00(3)
024 00(1)
033 00(0)
058 00(3)
345 00(8)   
National team
2004–2005
2011–2017
Flag of Italy Italy U18
Flag of Italy Italy
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014 00(1)

Davide Astori (7 January 1987 – 4 March 2018) was an Italian footballer who played as a defender.

Astori began his youth years with Pontisola, before joining the youth ranks at Milan.

Astori spent the majority of his senior career at Cagliari, after 2 years with Milan where he failed to make a single appearance, and two loan spells with Pizzighettone and Cremonese. Near the end of his career at Cagliari, he spent a year on loan at Roma, where he made 24 appearances, and a further loan with Fiorentina, whom he would then go on to sign for permanently.

Astori made his international debut at under-18 level with Italy U18s, for whom he made 4 appearances. In 2011, he was called up to the Italy national team for the first time, with whom he would go on to make 14 appearances, and score 1 competitive goal.

On 4th March 2018, Astori sadly passed away in the Fiorentina team hotel. He was found dead in his room the morning of their scheduled away game at Udinese from a sudden illness, aged only 31.

External links

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