Who is Di Lorenzo: bio, career and numbers of the Napoli defender

Di Lorenzo, SSC Napoli footballer, smiles in training

Giovanni di Lorenzo is a footballer from Naples since 2019. Right from the start it proved to be a cornerstone of the Neapolitan defense.

Below you will find all the information regarding the life and career of Giovanni Di Lorenzo.

The biography of Giovanni Di Lorenzo

Giovanni Di Lorenzo was born on August 4th, 1993 in Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, a small town in the province of Lucca, in Tuscany.

DiLorenzo's career

Giovanni Di Lorenzo grew up in the youth academy Lucchese, a team with which he made his debut in Serie D in 2009, when he was just 15 years and 9 months old. Subsequently, he moved to the youth academy Reggina, with whom he then made his Serie B debut in 2011 at the age of 17.

In 2012 he went on loan to Cuneo, where he collects 27 appearances in Lega Pro.

Back to Reggina in 2013, he disputed the Serie B championship collecting 20 appearances. The following year he continued to play for the Calabrians in Lega Pro.

From 2015 to 2017 he wore the shirt of Matera, continuing to play in Lega Pro.

The turning point came on August 30, 2017. Di Lorenzo moved toEmpoli in Serie B and won the championship with the Tuscan team. On 19 August 2018 he finally made his Serie A debut.

On 7 June 2019 he made the definitive leap in quality: the Napoli buys it for 8 million euros. With the Neapolitans he won an Italian Cup.

In 2019, he made his debut with the Italian National with which he wins the 2020 European Championship and graduates as European champion in 2021.

Role and technical characteristics of Di Lorenzo

Giovanni Di Lorenzo is 183 cm tall and weighs about 83 kg. He covers the defender role, in particular he prefers the right-back position.

Demonstrates good technique, a lot of strength and high stamina.
He often participates in the offensive phase of his teams.


Despite his technical skills in his current role, he actually started his career as a striker.

How much does Di Lorenzo earn at Napoli

The contract that binds Giovanni Di Lorenzo to Napoli provides for a net salary of 2,4 million euro year.

The remuneration related to the image rights is not known.

DiLorenzo's family

Giovanni Di Lorenzo is romantically linked to Clarissa Franchi time ago. The two have a daughter named Azzurra, born in 2020.

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Written by Vincenzo Napolitano
Image source: SSC Naples Facebook profile
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