Striker nicknamed "Il Gallo" who has competed for such teams as UC AlbinoLeffe, US Città di Palermo and Torino FC, the latter of which named him as team captain. He was called up to the senior Italian national squad in 2016.
He went to school in Gorlago, Italy before working his way through the AlbinoLeffe youth system.
He had a breakout 2017, winning the Pallone d'Argento, the Giuseppe Prisco Award and the Gazzetta Sports Award.
He married Giorgia Duro in 2017.
He has been teammates with midfielder Afriyie Acquah at Torino.