Buon compleanno #IlCapitano, @monto18official!
Happy birthday, Riccardo #Montolivo!
He is an #Italian footballer who plays as a midfielder for #SerieA club @acmilan and the Italian national team.
He is a graduate of the #Atalanta youth academy.
He made his debut for the club in a Serie B.
Atalanta placed fifth and was promoted to the Serie A through playoffs.
He won 32 caps and scored 3 goals in his debut season.
In 2005, #Fiorentina signed him.
In 2007 he won Serie A Young Footballer of the Year.
On 17 January 2009, he captained Fiorentina for the first time in a 1-0 defeat to #Milan.
He won 259 caps and scored 19 goals in his career for Fiorentina.
In May 2012, he joined #ACMilan on a free transfer.
On 30 October, he scored his first goal for Milan, coming in the 69th minute after Milan were down 2-0 to Palermo. Milan eventually drew the match 2-2.
On 25 November, against Juventus, a match won 1-0 by Milan, he played his first match as Milan's captain.
On 11 June 2013, Galliani stated that he would be the next captain for Milan.
He won 2016 Supercoppa Italiana as the first title of his career.
He represented Italy at U16, U18, U19, and U21 levels.
In 2007, he made his debut for the senior team in a 2-0 win against South Africa.
In 2008, he called to participate in the Olympic Games in Beijing.
He was named in Italy's squad for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
He scored his first senior international goal in a 2-1 friendly win against Spain.
He made 4 appearances at the UEFA Euro 2012, where they finished as Runners-Up.
He was included in Italy's squad for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013, where they finished Third placed.
He was included in Italy's provisional squad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2016 but he was omitted from due to injury.
In 2018 World Cup Qualifying match on 6 October, a 1-1 home draw against Spain, he got an injury again, which would rule him out for six months.
Get well soon, #Captain!
Guarisci presto, #Capitano!
#RiccardoMontolivo #monto #Rossoneri #Rossonero #Diavollorosso #ForzaMilan #jerseymilan #milanjersey #jerseybola