Massimo Brambati

Massimo Brambati
Personal information
Full name Massimo Brambati
Date of birth (1966-06-29) 29 June 1966
Place of birth Milan, Italy
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Defender
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1985–1989 Torino 21 (0)
1986–1988Empoli (loan) 47 (0)
1989–1993 Bari 98 (0)
1993–1994 Lucchese 32 (0)
1994–1995 Palermo 30 (0)
1995–1997 Lucchese 28 (1)
1997–1998 Ternana 4 (0)
1998–1999 Saronno 19 (0)
Total 279 (1)
National team
1987–1988 Italy under-21s 9 (0)
1988 Italy under-23s 4 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:49, 17 July 2010 (UTC).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:49, 17 July 2010 (UTC)

Massimo Brambati (born 29 June 1966) is an Italian ex-footballer; he played as a defender.

Club career

Brambati began his career at Torino, but he first established himself as a first-team footballer during a two-season loan spell at Empoli.[1] He moved to Bari, whom he went on to captain, in 1989, winning the Mitropa Cup with the Italian club in 1990. He spent four seasons at the club before finishing his career with spells at Lucchese, Palermo, Ternana and Saronno.[1]

International career

After representing the Italy under-21 side at the 1988 Under-21 European Championships, Brambati was also a member of the Italy under-23 olympic squad that reached the semi-finals of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, under Cesare Maldini, eventually finishing in fourth place.[2]

After retirement

Following his retirement in 1999, Brambati has regularly appeared on the football show Diretta Stadio on 7 Gold.[3]


Brambati was married to the Romanian model Catrinel Menghia.[4]




  1. 1 2 "Massimo Brambati - Carriera" (in Italian). Retrieved 17 July 2010.
  2. "Massimo Brambati Biography and Olympic Results". Retrieved 17 July 2010.
  3. "L'ultima puntata di Diretta Stadio (7Gold) fa il record di share" (in Italian). Retrieved 17 July 2010.
  4. "Miss Maxim: Red-Hot Romanian". Maxim. 24 March 2010. Retrieved 17 July 2010.
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