Manuel Locatelli is an Italian professional footballer, who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Juventus and the Italy national team on loan from Serie A club Sassuolo. Manuel Locatelli represents the national team of Italy.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Manuel Locatelli was born on January 8, 1998, in Lecco, Italy. He is 24 years old in 2022 and Manuel Locatelli is his birth name. Manuel Locatelli was born into a middle-class family. Manuel Locatelli’s father, Emanuele is a football coach and his mother, Simona Locatelli is a housewife.
He has one sister named Martina, Photographer as well as a Documentary, and one brother named Mattia Locatelli who is also a football player at Juventus FC. Interestingly, Manuel’s father taught his two sons to play soccer for the first time. At the oratory at Pescate, a city south of Lecco, Emanuele trained Manuel and Mattia.
He was raised along with his two older siblings, Mattia and Martina. He was interested in football and when he was small, his father used to teach football. However, he was a talent in this field since childhood and began his career with the football club, Atalanta.
At the age of 11, he transferred to the AC Milan football club. In march 2015, he signed his first professional contract with Milan and it was effective from July 1, 2015, and ended on June 30, 2018. His nationality is Italian. Christianity is his religion. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
Manuel Locatelli – Education
Despite thorough research, there is no information about Manuel Locatelli’s education. All his education history is private till now. He desires to keep the contents of his schooling private, hence up until now he hasn’t revealed anything about it.
Manuel Locatelli – Career and Professional Life
He started his career at a young age and at first, he joined the Atalanta football club. After that When he was 11 years old he joined the AC Milan football club in 2015. He was promoted to A.C. Milan’s first team at the season’s close by the previous head coach, Sinisa Mihajlovic. On April 21, 2016, he finally made his Serie A debut by taking Andrea Poli’s place.
He participated in the season’s last league game against Roma in May 2016 while representing the first team at A.C. Milan’s San Siro home. In the second half of a 1-0 victory over Sampdoria, he made his professional debut. On October 2, 2016, after replacing captain Riccardo Montolivo in a thrilling 4-3 victory over Sassuolo, Locatelli scored his first Serie A goal with his very first shot.
Then, on October 16 against Chievo, he made his first start of the season by taking into Montolivo’s deep-lying playmaker role in the middle of the field. On October 22, Locatelli scored the lone goal in a rivalry game against Juventus with his second-ever Serie A shot on goal. Due to his outstanding performances, Locatelli received and accepted an offer to extend his contract with a pay raise through June 30, 2020.
On January 25, 2017, Locatelli was fired for the first time in his career after receiving two warnings during the 2016–17 Coppa Italia Quarterfinal match against Juventus. On August 3, 2017, Locatelli made his professional debut during Milan’s 2-0 win over CS U Craiova in the second leg of their Europa League qualification game.
Gennaro Gattuso take place for Montella after he was fired in November 2017 and saw Locatelli more as a backup for Biglia or Montolivo than as a starter. He made only 15 starts (only 5 in Serie A) and 18 substitute appearances before the season’s end.
On September 7, 2020, he made his debut as a senior starter for the Italy team in a UEFA National League game. Italy won 1-0 against the Netherlands in that game, which took place in Amsterdam. He made his Italian debut on March 28, 2020, when Italy defeated Bulgaria 2-0 in a World Cup qualifying game. He was a member of Italy’s UEF Euro 2020 squad when Roberto Mancini appointed him in June 2021.
Although the midfielder in football is a skilled player who plays for clubs with loyalty has not won any awards. There may be a chance for him to receive an award in the near future.
Manuel Locatelli – Net Worth
As an association Footballer, he earns €80,769 per week, per month €350,000, €4,200,000 per year, per day €11,507, and his net worth is around 48 Million Euro as of 2022. His latest contract expires on June 30, 2023.
There isn’t much information available about his early relationships as well as engagements. In 2017 he met his girlfriend Thessa. They fell in love and began dating that year. There is no further information about the couple’s dating history because they kept their relationship quiet for a very long time.
Fans found out about their relationship when Thessa moved in with Locatelli. Many people had misconceptions about their marriage; they weren’t married at the moment, but on June 21, 2022, they became legally husband and wife.
Regarding Locatelli, there aren’t any rumors or controversies. He prefers to keep his private affairs out of the spotlight and concentrate on the football field.
Locatelli is an admirable football player with a good personality. He is 6 feet and 1inch tall and weighs 75 kg. Even though, he has deep earthy brown eyes and short-trimmed dark brown hair. He also has a fit and athletic body. His waist is 78 cm, and his biceps are 23 inches. His sexual orientation is straight.
Locatelli, a successful football player, is active on social media sites like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He often uploads pictures and videos of playing with his friends. He has more than 386k followers on Instagram and more than 6.5k followers on Twitter. Besides this, he has 1.1M followers on Facebook.