Feb
09
2008
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Christian Viery

Full name: Christian Vieri
Date and place of birth: 12 July 1973 in Bologna (Italy)
Nationality: Italian
Position: striker
Clubs: 1989-1990: Prato. 1990-1992: Torino. 1992-1993: Pisa. 1993-1994: Ravenna. 1994-1995: Venezia. 1995-1996: Atalanta. 1996-1997: Juventus. 1997-1998: Atletico Madrid (Spain). 1998-1999: Lazio. 1999-2005: Inter Milan. 2005-06: AC Milan. 2006: Monaco. 2006-07: Atalanta. Since 2007: Fiorentina.
Honours: 1997: Italian league champion, Intercontinental Cup winner and UEFA Super Cup winner. 1999: UEFA European Cup Winners’ Cup winner. 2005: Coppa Italia winner. Top scorer in Spain’s La Liga (1998) and Italy’s Serie A (2003). Italian player of the year (1999, 2003). 49 caps for Italy (23 goals).
Miscellaneous: Though famed for his love of nightlife, Vieri now lives in the countryside with his partner, American-born model Melissa Satta, their three dogs and their geese, turkeys and peacocks. In 1999, Vieri was made a “FIFA for SOS Children’s Villages” Ambassador.