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Diego Cavalieri

Diego Cavalieri (born 1 December 1982 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian people Goalkeeper (association football), currently playing for Fluminense Football Club. Diego Cavalieri is of Italian ancestry and holds both an Italy and Brazilian passport.

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Diego Cavalieri biography


Diego Cavalieri (born 1 December 1982 in São Paulo) is a Brazilian people Goalkeeper (association football), currently playing for Fluminense Football Club. Diego Cavalieri is of Italian ancestry and holds both an Italy and Brazilian passport.

Club career

Palmeiras

Cavalieri started Diego Cavalieri career at Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, where Diego Cavalieri made Diego Cavalieri debut on 24 June 2002, in a 4–0 away win over Rio Claro Futebol Clube. Cavalieri played 33 times in the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A, conceding 47 goals.

Liverpool

On 11 July 2008, Diego Cavalieri signed a four-year contract with Liverpool F.C. for an undisclosed fee believed to be in the region of £3 million.

Cavalieri became the third Brazilian player at the club, following the signings of Fábio Aurélio and Lucas Leiva. Upon Diego Cavalieri arrival, Cavalieri was handed the number 1 shirt, last worn by Jerzy Dudek. Cavalieri made Diego Cavalieri competitive debut on 23 September 2008 against Crewe Alexandra in the 3rd round of the League Cup. Cavalieri made Diego Cavalieri UEFA Champions League debut on 9 December against PSV Eindhoven and made Diego Cavalieri FA Cup debut against Preston North End F.C. almost a month later. Cavalieri appeared 4 times during the 2009/2010 season, taking Diego Cavalieri total of appearances to 8 for the club, though Diego Cavalieri is yet to make Diego Cavalieri league debut. On 29 July, Cavalieri played the full 90 minutes in Liverpool's 1st leg of their UEFA Europa League 3rd qualifying round tie against Rabotnicki Skopje. Liverpool won 2-0 thanks to a David N'Gog header and a Steven Gerrard penalty.

Cesena

On 18 August 2010, former Liverpool boss Roy Hodgson confirmed Diego Cavalieri would join A.C. Cesena after the UEFA Europa League tie against Trabzonspor. Cavalieri had been unable to dislodge Jose Reina at Anfield since the Brazilian keeper joined Liverpool from Palmeiras in 2008. The deal was confirmed on the 23 August 2010, with Brad Jones (footballer) taking the vacated number 1 shirt. Diego Cavalieri left Anfield for a undisclosed fee, having playing just 10 games in 2 years for Liverpool, none in the Premier League. Cavalieri did not feature in a league game during Diego Cavalieri 6-month stint with Cesena, with head coach Massimo Ficcadenti preferring 41-year-old veteran Francesco Antonioli to him. However, Diego Cavalieri did play a game in the Italian Cup, with Cesena to Novara Calcio by 3 goals to 1.

Fluminense

On 29 December 2010, Diego Cavalieri was signed by Fluminense Football Club.

Honours

Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras
- Campeonato Brasileiro Série B: 1
- Campeonato Paulista: 1

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diego_Cavalieri

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