Bryan Cristante is a professional footballer from Italy. Moreover, Bryan Cristante plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Roma and the Italy national team.
Table of Biography
Bryan Cristante was born on the 3rd March of 1995, in San Vito al Tagliamento, Italy. According to his birth date, he is 27 years old and holds dual Canadian-Italian citizenship. This footballer belongs to mixed ethnicity and believes in Christianity.
Moreover, the player has a birth sign of Pisces. And, Bryan has not shared other information regarding his parents, siblings, early life, and educational background. However, it is known that his parent named him Bryan in honor of English singer Bryan Ferry.
Bryan Cristante was raised in the nearby San Giovanni di Casarsa and began playing football there as a youngster. Before joining AC Milan in 2009, he later transferred to Liventina Gorghense, an amateur team in the region of Treviso. He played in the under-15 team that won the Campionato Giovanissimi Nazionali in 2010 and scored eight goals on that team.
He also played on the under-17 team that won the Campionato Allievi Nazionali in 2011. At the age of 16 years and 278 days, he made his club debut on December 6, 2011, replacing Robinho in a UEFA Champions League group stage match against Viktoria Plze that ended in a 2-2 draw.
He then became the third-youngest player overall and the youngest Milan player to appear in a Champions League match. He was selected as the 2013 Torneo di Viareggio’s top player.
Playing for other clubs
Later, he signed his first professional deal on March 4th, 2013, which would have kept him at Milan through 2018. At the beginning of the 2013–14 season, he joined the first team group. He made his Serie A debut on November 10th, 2013, replacing Kaká in a match against Chievo Verona that ended in a 0-0 tie.
On January 6, 2014, he scored his first goal for the team, assisted by the Brazilian, in a 3-0 victory over Atalanta at the San Siro. He signed a five-year contract with Benfica, the reigning Portuguese champions, on September 1 in exchange for a €4.84 million transfer fee.
He made his debut against Vitória Setubal on December 12 in a 0-5 Primeira Liga win. In a 4-0 victory over Arouca on January 14 in the third round of the league cup, he scored his first goal for the team. Later, in January 2017, he transferred from Benfica to Atalanta on loan. In the summer of 2018, Atalanta paid the €4 million release clause, for a total of €9.5 million, while Benfica kept 15% of his economic rights.
He was immediately loaned out to Roma by Atalanta on June 8, 2018, under a one-year loan agreement for a sum of €5 million, with the option to purchase him from Roma for an extra €15 million and €10 million in performance-related bonuses. On February 28, 2019, Roma finalized the agreement.
This player represented Italy at various youth levels before playing for the Italian senior team. Due to his father’s citizenship, he was once also qualified to represent Canada internationally. He made his debut with the Italy U21 team on November 10 at Southampton, losing 3-2 in a friendly match against England.
For the team’s 2018 World Cup qualification games against Macedonia and Albania on October 6 and 9, respectively, he was called up to the senior Italy national team. On October 6, he made his senior international debut, substituting in the second half of a 1-1 home draw against Macedonia.
On October 7, 2020, he scored his first goal for the national team, the first goal of a 6-0 friendly victory at home over Moldova. He was added to Italy’s team for the UEFA Euro 2020 in June 2021 by manager Roberto Mancini.
He played as a substitute during the final, replacing Nicol Barella in the second half of regulation time, and helped Italy score the equalizing goal by setting up Leonardo Bonucci’s goal after a corner kick. On July 11, he and Italy won the European Championship following a 3-2 penalty shootout victory over England at Wembley Stadium, following a 1-1 draw in extra time.
At the moment, this football star has not earned any kind of awards or recognition in his professional career. Seeing his successful career, he might receive some of them in the following days.
As a football star, he has collected a huge sum of money in his football career. His net worth is estimated at around 15 million Euros and his current transfer value is between €11 million and €18 million.
The football star has not shared any information regarding his relationship status in public. Moreover, we may assume that the football player is single and unmarried at the moment. In addition, he is not a part of controversy or rumors.
Bryan stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 75kg. The football star has light green eyes with brown hair color and he has not shared other information regarding his other body physics.
On his Instagram page, there are more than 257k followers. Likewise, there are more than 107.8k followers on Twitter and he is not active on Facebook.