Winger who has become especially well-known for his dribbling skills, which he has displayed during his years with Juventus FC, Genoa CFC, Parma Calcio 1913 and others. He won the Under-19 European Championship as a member of the Italian national squad.
He began his youth career with Benevento.
He won back-to-back Torneo di Viareggio titles with Juventus in 2003 and 2004.
He is the son of soccer player Gugliemo Palladino. He has siblings named Milena Palladino, Michele Palladino, Biagio Palladino.
He has played alongside Alberto Gilardino at Spezia Calcio.