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Marco Motta possesses several important features: physical quality, technique, speed, endurance.
After an excellent first season with Atalanta, the full-back did not feature regularly in the next two campaigns following a move to Udinese.
But he displayed his qualities in Turin with the Granata, making 24 Serie A appearances during his loan spell. Motta then returned to Udine, yet a lack of first-team football led him to seek a new challenge with Roma. It was a mixed year-and-a-half in the capital. He was popular with Luciano Spaletti, frequently involved in the first team throughout his first six months, but figured less under new manager Claudio Ranieri. A fresh challenge came in the form of a switch to Juventus.
Last season he helped Bologna reach their respectable 13th place finish in Serie A during his 18 appearances for the Rossoblu while on loan.
Now back at Juventus for the 2013/14 season, he scored the Bianconeri’s first goal of the campaign against Aygreville after stealing in at the back post to poke home a Fernando Llorente cross.
On the international front, the defender was the captain of the Under-21s, also appearing in the 2007 and 2009 European Championships and the Beijing Olympic Games. He earned his first full international cap on 10 August 2010 against the Ivory Coast.