Striker who won the 2011-2012 Serie B championship with Pescara, also leading the league in goals and receiving Serie B Player of the Year honors that year. He became a member of the Italian national team in 2014.
From 2002 to 2008, he played youth soccer for Sorrento.
He signed with Torino in 2013.
He was born in Torre Annunziata, Italy. He has a brother named Luigi. He married Jessica Immobile.
Center back Angelo Ogbonna was his teammate on Juventus.