Marco Verratti

Born: November 5, 1992 (age 23)

Height: 5'5" (165cm)

Hometown: Pescara, Italy
Nationality: Italy Italian

Position: Midfielder
Team: Paris Saint-Germain (no. 24)
Paris Saint-Germain's Marco Verratti on November 6, 2012
Career History
Senior2012-Paris Saint-Germain
International2012-Italy
Sports Mole has 267 articles about Marco Verratti. Articles 1 to 40:
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Italy midfielder Marco Verratti ruled out of Euro 2016
Paris Saint-Germain's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti will miss Euro 2016 this summer after deciding to undergo surgery on a groin problem.
20:50
PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic does his best impression of a Picasso painting after scoring in the 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne on Jan 31, 2016
Result: Zlatan Ibrahimovic hits double in Paris Saint-Germain win
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice as Paris Saint-Germain record their 35th Ligue 1 victory of the season with a 4-0 success at home to Rennes.
Apr 29, 21:23
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L) and Paris Saint-Germain's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti react during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and Malmo FF on September 15, 2015
Report: Paris Saint-Germain to offer Marco Verratti new deal
A report claims that Paris Saint-Germain want to offer Italian midfielder Marco Verratti another new contract to keep him out of the clutches of Barcelona.
Apr 26, 16:19
Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring during the Champions League encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea on February 16, 2016
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City at the Parc des Princes.
Apr 5, 16:48
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Angel Di Maria (L) vies with Nantes' French defender Wilfried Moimbe during the French L1 football match between Nantes (FCN) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on September 26, 2015 at the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes,
Paris Saint-Germain's Angel di Maria fit to face Manchester City
Paris Saint-Germain's Angel di Maria shakes off a muscular problem to be included in the squad to face Manchester City.
Apr 5, 16:36
Diego Costa celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Southampton and Chelsea on February 27, 2016
Team News: Diego Costa, Kenedy start for Chelsea against Paris Saint-Germain
Diego Costa returns to Chelsea's starting lineup for their Champions League last-16 tie against PSG, while Kenedy makes his fourth start for the club.
Mar 9, 18:45
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (L) and Paris Saint-Germain's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti react during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and Malmo FF on September 15, 2015
Paris Saint-Germain duo Blaise Matuidi, Marco Verratti struggling to face Chelsea
Paris Saint-Germain may be without both Blaise Matuidi and Marco Verratti for the Champions League last-16 second leg against Chelsea.
Mar 4, 16:59
David Luiz receives a crotch on his neck during the Champions League encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea on February 16, 2016
Result: Edinson Cavani puts PSG in control of Champions League tie
Edinson Cavani comes off the bench to secure a 2-1 win for PSG in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash with Chelsea.
Feb 16, 21:35
PSG forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic does his best impression of a Picasso painting after scoring in the 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne on Jan 31, 2016
Team News: Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic partners Gary Cahill, Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns for PSG
Branislav Ivanovic partners Gary Cahill in John Terry's absence for tonight's last-16 Champions League clash, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns for PSG.
Feb 16, 18:50
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz gestures towards Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match between Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain at Stamford Bridge in
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Champions League last 16 first leg between PSG and Chelsea as the two sides meet for the third year in a row in the competition.
Feb 15, 20:53
Paris' Italian midfielder Marco Verratti celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Barcelona (FCB) on September 30, 2014
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti wary of Chelsea reaction
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti warns his teammates of a possible backlash from Chelsea in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash on Tuesday.
Feb 15, 19:39
Paris' Italian midfielder Marco Verratti celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Barcelona (FCB) on September 30, 2014
Marco Verratti extends Paris Saint-Germain contract until 2020
Marco Verratti signs a contract extension at Paris Saint-Germain, running until 2020.
Feb 15, 10:10
Metz's Malian forward Modibo Maiga vies for the ball with Paris Saint-Germain's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and FC Metz at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on April 28, 2015
Agent: 'Marco Verratti has agreed new Paris Saint-Germain deal'
Marco Verratti's agent says that the Italian midfielder has agreed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain.
Jan 5, 19:24
PSG's Marco Verratti evades Nemanja Matic of Chelsea on February 17, 2015
Marco Verratti in Paris Saint-Germain contract talks
Paris Saint-Germain have started contract discussions with Marco Verratti, according to the Italian midfielder's agent.
Dec 24, 14:07
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Report: Chelsea plot Marco Verratti move
A Spanish report claims that Jose Mourinho is hoping to bolster his midfield options at Chelsea by signing Marco Verratti from Paris Saint-Germain.
Dec 16, 10:24
Paris' Italian midfielder Marco Verratti celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Barcelona (FCB) on September 30, 2014
Xavi eager for Barcelona to sign Marco Verratti
Barcelona legend Xavi believes that Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti would be perfect for his former club.
Dec 13, 21:53
Paris Saint-Germain's Italian goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu shouts during the French L1 football match Paris Saint-Germain vs FC Lorient at the Parc-des-Prince stadium in Paris on November 1, 2013
Salvatore Sirigu knew two victims of Paris massacre
Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu reveals that he lost two people close to him in the recent terror attacks which rocked Paris.
Nov 19, 00:29
Italy's coach Antonio Conte follows the action during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group H qualifying football match Norway vs Italy on September 9, 2014
Preview: Italy vs. Romania
Sports Mole previews the friendly clash between Italy and Romania in Bologna.
Nov 16, 18:37
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho is pictured before the start of the English Premier League football match between West Ham United and Chelsea at The Boleyn Ground in Upton Park, east London on October 24, 2015
Report: Chelsea monitoring Stefano Sensi
Cesena midfielder Stefano Sensi, 20, emerges as a reported January transfer target for Premier League champions Chelsea.
Nov 16, 13:31
Paris Saint-Germain's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti passes the ball during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris on September 22, 2013
Agent: 'Marco Verratti not worried to return to Paris Saint-Germain'
The agent of Marco Verratti insists that his client has no qualms about returning to play for Paris Saint-Germain despite the terror attacks on the French capital.
Nov 14, 21:00
Sergio Ramos for Real Madrid on September 20, 2014
Team News: Sergio Ramos, Keylor Navas return for Real Madrid, PSG make five changes
Real Madrid head coach Rafael Benitez makes two changes for his side's Champions League tie with Paris Saint-Germain, as Sergio Ramos and Keylor Navas are named to start.
Nov 3, 19:03
Paris' Italian midfielder Marco Verratti celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League football match Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Barcelona (FCB) on September 30, 2014
Marco Verratti 'never close' to Real Madrid move
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti denies that he was ever close to joining Real Madrid in a big-money move in the summer transfer window.
Nov 2, 14:29
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Agent: 'Marco Verratti is worth £72m'
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti is worth upwards of £70m, according to the Italian international's agent.
Oct 28, 13:43
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Saint-Etienne at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on October 25, 201
Result: Paris Saint-Germain hit four to ease past Saint-Etienne
Layvin Kurzawa's first Paris Saint-Germain goal helps his side to a 4-1 victory over Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1 at the Parc des Princes.
Oct 25, 21:54
Angel di Maria greets fans prior to PSG's game with Ajaccio on August 16, 2015
Team News: Angel di Maria starts against Real Madrid
Angel di Maria is named in Paris Saint-Germain's starting lineup for the visit of Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Oct 21, 18:55
Cristiano Ronaldo is congratulated by Real Madrid teammates after scoring past Espanyol on September 12, 2015
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole looks ahead to the Champions League group fixture between Paris Saint-Germain and 10-time winners Real Madrid.
Oct 19, 13:00
Italy's coach Antonio Conte follows the action during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group H qualifying football match Norway vs Italy on September 9, 2014
Team News: Four changes for Italy against Norway in Euro 2016 qualifier
Italy boss Antonio Conte makes four changes for his side's Euro 2016 qualifying clash against Norway.
Oct 13, 18:54
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Marco Verratti: 'Andrea Pirlo still important to Italy'
Marco Verratti feels that Andrea Pirlo still has a big part to play with the Italian national side despite suggestions that he is set to replace the 36-year-old.
Oct 11, 16:00
Graziano Pelle of Italy celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the EURO 2016 Group H Qualifier match between Italy and Malta during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier between Italy and Malta on September 3, 2015
Half-Time Report: Stephen El Shaarawy fires Italy ahead as Azzurri close in on Euro 2016 spot
Italy move halfway toward Euro 2016 after earning a 2-1 half-time lead away to Azerbaijan in a Group H qualifier.
Oct 10, 17:47
Graziano Pelle of Italy celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the EURO 2016 Group H Qualifier match between Italy and Malta during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier between Italy and Malta on September 3, 2015
Team News: Graziano Pelle spearheads Italy attack
Graziano Pelle will spearhead Italy's attack in Azerbaijan as the Azzurri look to book their Euro 2016 ticket.
Oct 10, 16:18
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz (C) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League group A football match between Shakhtar Donetsk and Paris Saint-Germain at the Arena Lviv, in the Ukrainian city of Lviv, on September
Result: Paris Saint-Germain brush Shakhtar Donetsk aside
Goals from Serge Aurier and David Luiz, as well as a Dario Srna own goal, give Paris Saint-Germain a 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk in Lviv.
Sep 30, 21:36
Paris Saint-Germain's Uruguyan forward Edinson Cavani is congratulated by teammates after his goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) vs Reims on May 23, 2015
Live Commentary: Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 Paris Saint-Germain - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Shakhtar Donetsk fall to a 3-0 defeat at the hands of travelling Paris Saint-Germain in Group A of the Champions League.
Sep 30, 19:15
Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Angel Di Maria (L) vies with Nantes' French defender Wilfried Moimbe during the French L1 football match between Nantes (FCN) and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) on September 26, 2015 at the Beaujoire stadium in Nantes,
Angel di Maria: 'Life at Paris Saint-Germain is 100% positive'
Angel di Maria describes his tenure at Paris Saint-Germain as being "100% positive".
Sep 26, 21:30
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nantes on December 6, 2014
Live Commentary: Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 Malmo - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's coverage as Paris Saint-Germain beat travelling Malmo 2-0 at the Parc des Princes in Group A of the Champions League.
Sep 15, 18:45
Marco Verratti in action during an Italy training session on September 2, 2015
Angel di Maria: 'Marco Verratti can go very far'
New Paris Saint-Germain attacker Angel di Maria hails the potential of teammate Marco Verratti.
Sep 14, 12:25
Paris Saint-Germain's Italian midfielder Marco Verratti passes the ball during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain and AS Monaco at the Parc des Princes Stadium in Paris on September 22, 2013
Marco Verratti: 'We need to do better following draw against Bordeaux'
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti insists that his teammates know that they need to improve following their 2-2 draw against Bordeaux.
Sep 12, 21:28
Daniele De Rossi of Italy scores a penalty to make it 1-0 during the UEFA EURO 2016 Qualifier match between Italy and Bulgaria on September 6, 2015 in Palermo, Italy.
Result: Daniele De Rossi penalty gives Italy victory over visiting Bulgaria in Palermo
Italy secure an important three points against Bulgaria following a slender 1-0 win over the visiting side in their Euro 2016 qualifying clash in Palermo.
Sep 6, 21:38
Graziano Pelle of Italy celebrates after scoring the first goal during the EURO 2016 Group H Qualifier match against Malta on October 13, 2014
Half-Time Report: Daniele De Rossi penalty puts Italy ahead at the break
Italy hold a 1-0 half-time lead over visitors Bulgaria in their Euro 2016 qualifying clash, thanks to an early penalty from veteran midfielder Daniele De Rossi.
Sep 6, 20:32
Graziano Pelle of Italy celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the EURO 2016 Group H Qualifier match between Italy and Malta during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier between Italy and Malta on September 3, 2015
Team News: Graziano Pelle, Stephan El Shaarawy form Italy attack
Italy decide to start with a front two of Graziano Pelle and Stephan El Shaarawy as they welcome travelling Bulgaria in their Euro 2016 qualifying clash.
Sep 6, 19:33
Graziano Pelle of Italy celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the international friendly match beteween Italy and England at Juventus Arena on March 31, 2015Graziano Pelle of Italy celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the internatio
Result: Italy leave it late to beat Malta
Graziano Pelle's goal is the difference as Italy beat Malta 1-0.
Sep 3, 21:41
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CParis Saint-GermainPSG35285293187589
2Lyon361881060382262
3AS MonacoMonaco361614654441062
4Saint-EtienneSt Etienne36177124234858
5Nice361691153391457
6Lille361414838271156
7Rennes361313105150152
8Angers361311123834450
9NantesNantes361212123238-648
10Caen36146163651-1548
11Montpellier HSCMontpellier36137164745246
12Bordeaux351113114655-946
13Marseille36917104641544
14Bastia36128163341-844
15GuingampGuingamp361110154553-843
16Lorient361013134655-943
17Gazelec AjaccioGFC Ajaccio36813153753-1637
18Reims3699184055-1536
19Toulouse36713164153-1234
RTroyes3638252781-5417