29 Gallini Cup former players are in Serie A right now

29 Gallini Cup players are in Serie A right now. From top scorers to title winners, have a look at their journey to the top.
Simone Pafundi Awarded as Top Scorer at Gallini Cup 2018

Not only Top Scorers and Winners of Gallini Cup are now in Serie A

Gallini Cup players are all around in the top Italian league, 15 Serie A clubs have in their rosters footballers that have taken part to the tournament in Pordenone, with some of them also leaders of their National teams. It’s not a coincidence if Empoli and Atalanta are sharing the most Gallini titles, they brought to the tournament some of the best Italian talents indeed. However, in this list it’s also clear the international level of the event, with stars form Serbia, Netherlands, Sweden, Albania or Turkey.

Simone Pafundi Shooting at Gallini Cup 2018 U13 Final
Simone Pafundi Shooting at Gallini Cup 2018 U13 Final

The full list of Gallini Cup players now in Serie A

Atalanta:
Marco Sportiello (Atalanta 2007)
Giorgio Scalvini (Atalanta 2018)

Bologna:
Nicola Bagnolini (Bologna 2019);

Empoli:
Samuele Perisan (Udinese 2012)
Duccio Degli Innocenti (Empoli 2018)
Alberto Grassi (Atalanta 2010)
Jacopo Fazzini (Empoli 2018)
Tommaso Baldanzi (Empoli 2018)
Nicolò Cambiaghi (Atalanta 2015)

Fiorentina:
Nikola Milenkovic (Partizan Belgrade 2012)

Inter:
Raoul Bellanova (Milan 2015 Winner)
Kristjan Asllani (Empoli 2017 Winner)
Roberto Gagliardini (Atalanta 2009)

Monza:
Luca Caldirola (Inter 2006)

Juventus:
Daniele Rugani (Empoli 2009)
Dusan Vlahovic (Partizan Belgrade 2015 Top Scorer);

Lazio:
Ivan Provedel (Pordenone 2009)

Napoli:
Alex Meret (Udinese 2012)

Roma:
Pietro Boer (Venezia 2017)

Sampdoria:
Andrea Conti (Atalanta 2009)

Sassuolo:
Andrea Consigli (Atalanta 2009)
Mert Müldür (Rapid Wien 2014)

Spezia:
Mattia Caldara (Atalanta 2009)
Aimar Sher (Hammarby 2017)

Torino:
Samuele Ricci (Empoli 2016)
Saša Lukić (Partizan Belgrade 2011)
Nemanja Radonjić (Partizan Belgrade 2011)

Udinese:
Bram Nuytinck (NEC Nijmegen 2005)
Simone Pafundi (Udinese [U13] 2018 Winner & Top Scorer + Udinese [U15] 2020)

Dusan Vlahovic best scorer of Gallini Cup 2015 with FK Partizan
Dusan Vlahovic best scorer of Gallini Cup 2015 with FK Partizan

Big & rising stars from Gallini Cup

Some of these players are already big stars, for example the European Champion Alex Meret, or Daniele Rugani, winner of seven Scudetti, but we are sure that many of them are also ready to reach the top. We can mention Kristjan Asllani, which is born in 2002 and after winning the Campionato Primavera is already in his senior National team (Albania), but also Simone Pafundi, the first 2006 to have ever played in Serie A.

We can see many Gallini Cup players in Serie A because the tournament is a true scouting hub. In this article for example they remind the story of Dejan Kulusevski:

«This is a huge stage for young players, where for a few days they can compete with the strongest Italian and European clubs and show their qualities. I will give an example with our well-known Dejan Kulusevski. He took part in the tournament with his home club Brommapojkarna, Sweden. He played great matches and was spotted by the Atalanta scouts. A few months later he was bought and became a player of La Dea. The rest is history, as people say.»

We wish to all our players the best for their careers and hopefully see you again at Gallini Cup.

Kristjan Asllani winner of Gallini Cup 2017 with Empoli FC
Kristjan Asllani winner of Gallini Cup 2017 with Empoli FC
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