FabrizioColoccini attracted the interest of seven-time European champions AC Milan while he was a teenager at Boca Juniors in the Argentine first division. He signed for the Italian Serie A giant at the age of 17. FabrizioColoccini swapped Argentina for Italy at the end of the Apertura Championship in his native Argentina in 1999.
The transfer that took Coloccini from Boca Juniors to Milan was a controversial one because an agreement was not reached between the two clubs. Milan didn’t go through the right channel before signing the player. Milan reached an agreement with the player’s father and he exercise his parental rights to remove him from Argentina. In the end, world football’s governing body, FIFA, directed Italian Serie A giants ACMilan to pay a compensation fee to Boca Juniors for the player. Continue reading COLOCCINI: MILAN CAREER EXAMINEDContinue reading
FabrizioColoccini made his third appearance for San Lorenzo in the 2021 Copa Sudamericanaearlier on Thursday as he helped his team see off Huachipatoemphatically. Fabrizio Coloccini was in the San Lorenzo starting XI that defeated their opponents in their final group game in Group A of the competition.
Coloccini started the game against Huachipato at the heart of a three-man central defenceand alongside compatriots Francisco Flores and Federico Gattoni. The retired Argentine international was removed from the game three minutes from time. He was replaced by fellow defender Gonzalo Lujan Melli on 87 minutes. By the time of his exit, San Lorenzo had scored all their three goals in a 3-0 away win over Huachipato. Continue reading COPA SUDAMERICANA: COLOCCINI MAKES THIRD APPEARANCEContinue reading
Veteran San Lorenzo centre back FabrizioColocciniplayed for his country on several occasions before the end of his international career.FabrizioColoccini played 39 times for the Argentine national team over a period of 11 years. He made his international bow in 2003 and his final appearance came in 2014. Fabrizio Coloccini played his first game for Argentinaagainst African nation Libya on April 30, 2003.
Argentina beat Libya 3-1 during the international friendly clash between the two countries. FabrizioColoccini played in his first major tournament for the Argentine senior team at the 2004 Copa America tournament as the two-time world champions reached the final before they were beaten on penalties by arch rivals Brazil. Argentina and Brazil played out a 2-2 draw at the end of regulation time and extra time before the Brazilians won 4-2 on penalties. FabrizioColoccini scored the only goal of his international career during the 2006 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Peru in Lima. Argentina beat Peru 3-1 away from home during the qualifying match played on September 4, 2004. Continue reading FABRIZIO COLOCCINI: SIGNIFICANT COUNTRY HONOURS REVEALEDContinue reading