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Date of birth/Age: Aug 28, 1982 (38)

Place of birth: BrazilSão Bernardo do ...

Citizenship: ItalyItaly

Height: 1,87 m

Position: Defensive Midfield

Former International: ItalyItaly

Caps/Goals: 30/1

Thiago Motta
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since: Jul 1, 2018 Last club: Paris SG
Most games for: Paris SG
Retired since: Jul 1, 2018

National team career

# National team Debut   Coach at debut Age at debut
5 Italy Feb 9, 2011 30 1 Cesare Prandelli 28 years 05 months 12 days
18 Brazil Jul 13, 2003 2 - Ricardo Gomes 20 years 10 months 15 days
- Brazil - 8 1
- Brazil - 3 1


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Total :  30118--1.642'

Detailed stats

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  Matchday Date Venue For Opponent Result Pos.            
Group D 6/15/14 Italy England 1:2 DM 33'
Group D 6/20/14 Italy Costa Rica 0:1 CM 45'
Group D 6/24/14 Italy Uruguay 0:1 DM 15'
Squad: 3, Starting eleven: 1, Substituted in: 2, On the bench: 0, Suspended: 0, Injured: 0,
Thiago Motta
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