Italian striker Federico Macheda burst onto the Premier League scene as a teenager in the colours of Manchester United. The attacker was just 17 when he scored two goals in two league games to help his team land the Premier League title for the third season in a row.
Italian striker Federico Macheda was already a known name when he signed for Sampdoria on loan in his native Italy. He was at Manchester United when he left to join Sampdoria.Macheda became a wonderkidat Manchester United when he came off the bench as an unknown quantity to rescue the team from the jaws of defeat during a Premier League home game against Aston Villa in April 2009.
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Panathinakos star Federico Machedahas not featured for the Italian senior national team till date, despite playing for the various youth teams around a decade ago. Federico Macheda started his journey with the Italian junior national team at the Under-16 level, where he scored two times in ten games. Macheda was a youth team player at Italian capital club Lazio when he received an invitation to the Under-16 team. He was in the team for a period of one year from 2006 to 2007.
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Panathinaikos striker Federico Macheda has revealed how he snubbed a kind gesture from Cristiano Ronaldo during his Manchester United days. The Italian striker stated this in an interview he granted to Calciomercatothree years ago. Federico Macheda told the Italian publication how he respectfully turned down the champagne bottle given to Ronaldo as the man-of-the-match for his debut game against Aston Villa at Old Trafford since he had one.
Federico Macheda rose to fame after he came off the bench to score the winning goal for Manchester United in a difficult home game against Villa with Liverpool breathing down their necks in the race for the Premier League title. The Italian came on for his first Manchester United as an unknown quantity and at the age of 17 with his team trailing 2-1 to Villa with ten minutes left on the clock. Continue reading “MACHEDA REVEALS SNUBBED GESTURE FROM RONALDO”
A large population of the footballing world are already aware of the fact that firmer Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is one of the best-ever managers in the history of the sport but there is also another part of him that may not have been as popular as his tactical genius and his brilliant man-management skills.
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Federico Macheda joined Cardiff City after he was released by Manchester United where he burst onto the scene. The Italian striker stunned the world of football when he came off the bench to rescue Manchester United from the jaws of defeat at the hands of visitors Aston Villa. Federico Macheda played a big part for the Red Devils as they finished ahead of arch rivals Liverpool to win the Premier League title at the end of the 2008/09 campaign.
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Panathinaikos striker Federico Macheda didn’t start to have a settled career until the latter stages of his football journey at Italian team Novara.
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Sir Alex Ferguson touted Federico Macheda for big things after his impressive start at the club in 2009 but the Italian striker failed to live up to the standards set in his first two games for the Red Devils.
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Italian striker Federico Macheda started his career in the Lazio youth setup but the player didn’t make any appearance for the senior team before he left for Manchester United. The 29-year-old started his football career professionally at Manchester United and he made an early impact at the club. Big things were expected but Federico Macheda was not able to fulfill those expectations. Federico Macheda was sent on loan to Sampdoria in the Italian Serie A after the player requested for the move. He left Manchester United to sign for Sampdoria on loan in January 2011 and the Italian attacker has admitted that it was a wrong move. Federico Macheda rued his decision to return to Italy in one of his recent interviews. He didn’t score any goal in 14 league games for Sampdoria during his time at the club.Sampdoria saw Federico Macheda as the man to replace Antonio Cassano at Sampdoria after the Italian international left the club to sign for AC Milan. Macheda was unable to replace Antonio Cassano adequately. His debut for Sampdoriacame in the 2-1 win over AS Roma. He came on as a substitute during that game with the club based in the Italian capital of Rome.
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Italian striker Federico Macheda is a classic example of a football journeyman having played for ten clubs professionally but he has been able to enjoy a stable club career at Panathinaikos in the Greek top flight. He has been performing well for Panathinaikos since signing for them in 2018. Federico Macheda started his career in the Lazio Academy before he was signed by Premier League giants Manchester United in 2007.