Italian striker who joined Juventus in 2010 after a season with Napoli and two seasons with Udinese. He became a member of the Italian national team in 2007.
He played for Torino's youth team as a teenager from 1994 to 1999, before debuting for the club's senior team.
He scored 19 goals in 43 appearances while on loan to Chieti from 2003 to 2004.
He grew up in Torino, Italy.
He became teammates with Gianluigi Buffon on the Italian national team in 2007.