Breaking Former Italy midfielder Riccardo Montolivo announces retirement

Riccardo Montolivo (Born 18 January 1985) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder. He is currently a free agent, having most recently played for A.C. Milan. He has appeared for the Italy national team.

A versatile and creative player, Montolivo began his career with Atalanta in 2003 before joining Fiorentina in 2005. He went on to make more than 250 appearances for the club in seven years. In 2012, he signed for Milan on a free transfer and, following the departure of Massimo Ambrosini, served as the team’s captain from 2013 until 2017. He left the club in 2019.

Montolivo made his debut for the Italian national team in 2007 against South Africa, Since then, he represented the country in two FIFA Confederations Cups (2009 and 2013, winning a bronze medal in the latter edition of the tournament), as well as in the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012, the latter where he played as a starter in the final. He also participated in the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Breaking Former Italy midfielder Riccardo Montolivo announces retirement

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