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Salvatore Foti’s biography, net worth, fact, career, awards and life story

Intro Italian footballer
Is Athlete 
Football player 
Association football player 
From Italy 
Type Sports 
Gender male
Birth 8 August 1988, Palermo, Province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy
Age: 31 years
Stats
Height: 192
Weight: 76

Salvatore Foti (born 8 August 1988) is an Italian footballer who plays as a striker for Swiss side Chiasso in the Swiss Challenge League.

Club career

Sampdoria

Foti started his professional career with Sampdoria, where he was occasionally featured under the guidance of Walter Novellino. Foti joined the club in mid-2005 after his previous team, Venezia, disbanded because of financial troubles.

Udinese

He was sold to Udinese in summer 2006 in a co-ownership deal for €2 million. At the same time Sampdoria acquired Fabio Quagliarella and Mirko Pieri for €1.5M and €0.5M respectively in co-ownership deal. He was loaned back to Sampdoria for the first half of 2006–07 season, and then to Serie B’s Vicenza for the second half in order to give him the opportunity to play more first team football.

Foti started the 2007–08 season again with Sampdoria, mostly being featured as a backup player, being later loaned again to a Serie B club, this time Messina. In the summer of 2008, he was loaned to Treviso for the entire 2008–09 season.

Return to Sampdoria

Foti returned to Sampdoria in June 2009 for free. Foti then spent 1½ seasons at Serie B teams Piacenza and Empoli. In January 2012 Foti was loaned to again to another Serie B team Brescia; while Juan Antonio joined Sampdoria definitely.

Lecce

In the summer of 2012, he joined Lega Pro Prima Divisione side Lecce following their relegation from the Serie A and subsequent expulsion from the Serie B. On his debut, he scored the opening goal and created the second for Cosimo Chiricò in a 2–0 win over San Marino, and scored his second goal a week later in a 3–1 win against Treviso. After scoring again in a 2–2 against Como, he made his first start for the club at home to Virtus Entella, and scored a hat trick, taking his tally to six goals from just one start and four substitute appearances.

Chiasso

Foti signed for Swiss side Chiasso in the summer of 2014.

International career

Foti played all five matches of 2005 UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship. He also played seven friendlies for U17 team and twice in 2005 FIFA U-17 World Championship.