Luigi Di Biagio

Date of birth03 June 1971
Place of birthRoma
NationalityItalian
Weight74 kg
Height1.75 m
PositionMidfielder

He began his career at Lazio making his debut in 1989 but could not force his way into the first team and left for Monza in the summer of 1989. He spent three seasons there before leaving for Foggia to play for Zdenek Zeman in the 1992-1993 season. He followed Zeman to AS Roma in 1995 and his appearances earned him his international debut in January 1998 and made the World Cup Finals squad. He missed the penalty in the shootout that cost Italy a place in the final. He left Roma in the summer of 1999 for Inter Milan and has been a regular member of the national team ever since. A solid ball winning central midfielder he will start as the main competitor for his place Demetrio Albertini is injured.

Appearances in World Cup Qualification: 2

Goals in World Cup qualification: 0.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Internazionale

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2000-01 Internazionale Serie A 31
1
4
7
2000-01 Internazionale UEFA Champions League
1
2000-01 Internazionale UEFA Cup 7
1
1
2001-02 Internazionale Serie A 31
3
11
2001-02 Internazionale UEFA Cup 8
1
1
5
2002-03 Internazionale Serie A 21
4
4
9
1
2002-03 Internazionale UEFA Champions League 15
1
3
3
2003-04 Brescia Serie A 31
7
8
2004-05 Brescia Serie A 34
9
9
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
23 Aug 2000 Inter Milano v Helsingborgs D 0-0 UEFA Champions League 3rd round 2nd leg
28 Sep 2000 Inter Milano v Ruch Chorzów W 4-1 UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
28 Sep 2000 Ruch Chorzów v Inter Milano W 0-3 UEFA Cup 1st round 2nd leg
01 Oct 2000 Reggina v Inter Milano L 2-1 Serie A 1
14 Oct 2000 Inter Milano v Napoli W 3-1 Serie A 2
21 Oct 2000 Udinese v Inter Milano L 3-0 Serie A 3
26 Oct 2000 Inter Milano v Vitesse Arnhem D 0-0 UEFA Cup 2nd round 1st leg
01 Nov 2000 Inter Milano v AS Roma W 2-0 Serie A 4
05 Nov 2000 Verona v Inter Milano D 2-2 Serie A 5
09 Nov 2000 Vitesse Arnhem v Inter Milano D 1-1
Agg: 1-1
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
12 Nov 2000 Inter Milano v Lecce L 0-1 Serie A 6
18 Nov 2000 Inter Milano v Perugia W 2-1 Serie A 7
21 Nov 2000 Hertha Berlin v Inter Milano D 0-0 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
03 Dec 2000 Inter Milano v Juventus D 2-2 Serie A 9
07 Dec 2000 Inter Milano v Hertha Berlin W 2-1
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
10 Dec 2000 Fiorentina v Inter Milano L 2-0 Serie A 10
17 Dec 2000 Inter Milano v Brescia D 0-0 Serie A 11
23 Dec 2000 Atalanta v Inter Milano W 0-1 Serie A 12
07 Jan 2001 AC Milan v Inter Milano D 2-2 Serie A 13
20 Jan 2001 Lazio v Inter Milano L 2-0 Serie A 15
28 Jan 2001 Inter Milano v Bari W 1-0 Serie A 16
04 Feb 2001 Bologna v Inter Milano W 0-3 Serie A 17
10 Feb 2001 Inter Milano v Reggina D 1-1 Serie A 18
15 Feb 2001 Alavés v Inter Milano D 3-3 UEFA Cup 4th round 1st leg
18 Feb 2001 Napoli v Inter Milano L 1-0 Serie A 19
22 Feb 2001 Inter Milano v Alavés L 0-2
Agg: 3-5
UEFA Cup 4th round 2nd leg
25 Feb 2001 Inter Milano v Udinese W 2-1 Serie A 20
04 Mar 2001 AS Roma v Inter Milano L 3-2 Serie A 21
11 Mar 2001 Inter Milano v Verona W 2-0 Serie A 22
18 Mar 2001 Lecce v Inter Milano W 1-2 Serie A 23
01 Apr 2001 Perugia v Inter Milano W 2-3 Serie A 24
08 Apr 2001 Inter Milano v Vicenza D 1-1 Serie A 25
14 Apr 2001 Juventus v Inter Milano L 3-1 Serie A 26
21 Apr 2001 Inter Milano v Fiorentina W 4-2 Serie A 27
29 Apr 2001 Brescia v Inter Milano L 1-0 Serie A 28
06 May 2001 Inter Milano v Atalanta W 3-0 Serie A 29
11 May 2001 Inter Milano v AC Milan L 0-6 Serie A 30
17 May 2001 Parma v Inter Milano L 3-1 Serie A 31
27 May 2001 Inter Milano v Lazio D 0-0 Serie A 32
10 Jun 2001 Bari v Inter Milano W 1-2 Serie A 33
17 Jun 2001 Inter Milano v Bologna W 2-1 Serie A 34
26 Aug 2001 Inter Milano v Perugia D 0-0 Serie A 1
09 Sep 2001 Parma v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 2
16 Sep 2001 Inter Milano v Venezia D 0-0 Serie A 3
20 Sep 2001 Inter Milano v FC Brasov D 0-0 UEFA Cup 1st round 1st leg
23 Sep 2001 Torino v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 4
30 Sep 2001 Inter Milano v Bologna D 0-0 Serie A 5
14 Oct 2001 Udinese v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 7
21 Oct 2001 Inter Milano v AC Milan D 0-0 Serie A 8
27 Oct 2001 Juventus v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 9
30 Oct 2001 Wisla Kraków v Inter Milano D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Cup 2nd round 2nd leg
04 Nov 2001 Inter Milano v Lecce D 0-0 Serie A 10
17 Nov 2001 AS Roma v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 11
22 Nov 2001 Ipswich Town v Inter Milano L 1-0 UEFA Cup 3rd round 1st leg
02 Dec 2001 Atalanta v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 13
06 Dec 2001 Inter Milano v Ipswich Town W 4-1
Agg: 4-2
UEFA Cup 3rd round 2nd leg
09 Dec 2001 Brescia v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 14
15 Dec 2001 Inter Milano v Chievo Verona D 0-0 Serie A
19 Dec 2001 Inter Milano v Verona D 0-0 Serie A 6
23 Dec 2001 Piacenza v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 16
06 Jan 2002 Inter Milano v Lazio D 0-0 Serie A 17
13 Jan 2002 Perugia v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 18
27 Jan 2002 Venezia v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 20
02 Feb 2002 Inter Milano v Torino D 0-0 Serie A 21
10 Feb 2002 Bologna v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 22
17 Feb 2002 Verona v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 23
24 Feb 2002 Inter Milano v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 24
28 Feb 2002 AEK Athens v Inter Milano D 2-2
Agg: 3-5
UEFA Cup 4th round 2nd leg
03 Mar 2002 AC Milan v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 25
10 Mar 2002 Inter Milano v Juventus D 0-0 Serie A 26
14 Mar 2002 Inter Milano v Valencia D 1-1 UEFA Cup Quarter-final 1st leg
21 Mar 2002 Valencia v Inter Milano W 0-1
Agg: 1-2
UEFA Cup Quarter-final 2nd leg
24 Mar 2002 Inter Milano v AS Roma D 0-0 Serie A 28
30 Mar 2002 Fiorentina v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 29
04 Apr 2002 Inter Milano v Feyenoord L 0-1 UEFA Cup Semi-final 1st leg
07 Apr 2002 Inter Milano v Atalanta D 0-0 Serie A 30
11 Apr 2002 Feyenoord v Inter Milano L 2-0
Agg: 3-0
UEFA Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
14 Apr 2002 Inter Milano v Brescia D 0-0 Serie A 31
21 Apr 2002 Chievo Verona v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 32
28 Apr 2002 Inter Milano v Piacenza D 0-0 Serie A 33
05 May 2002 Lazio v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 34
14 Aug 2002 Sporting Lisboa v Internazionale D 0-0 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
27 Aug 2002 Inter Milano v Sporting Lisboa D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
14 Sep 2002 Inter Milano v Torino D 0-0 Serie A 2
22 Sep 2002 Reggina v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 3
25 Sep 2002 Inter Milano v Ajax D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
29 Sep 2002 Inter Milano v Chievo Verona D 0-0 Serie A 4
02 Oct 2002 Inter Milano v Olympique Lyonnais D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
06 Oct 2002 Piacenza v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 5
20 Oct 2002 Inter Milano v Juventus D 0-0 Serie A 6
22 Oct 2002 Olympique Lyonnais v Inter Milano D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
30 Oct 2002 Inter Milano v Rosenborg BK D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
06 Nov 2002 Empoli v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 1
09 Nov 2002 Inter Milano v Udinese D 0-0 Serie A 9
12 Nov 2002 Ajax v Inter Milano D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group D
16 Nov 2002 AS Roma v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 10
23 Nov 2002 AC Milan v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 11
01 Dec 2002 Inter Milano v Brescia D 0-0 Serie A 12
10 Dec 2002 Inter Milano v Bayer Leverkusen D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group A
15 Dec 2002 Inter Milano v Atalanta D 0-0 Serie A 14
22 Dec 2002 Parma v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 15
19 Jan 2003 Perugia v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 17
09 Feb 2003 Inter Milano v Reggina D 0-0 Serie A 20
15 Feb 2003 Chievo Verona v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 21
18 Feb 2003 Barcelona v Inter Milano D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group A
23 Feb 2003 Inter Milano v Piacenza D 0-0 Serie A 22
26 Feb 2003 Inter Milano v Barcelona D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group A
08 Mar 2003 Bologna v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 24
11 Mar 2003 Inter Milano v Newcastle United D 2-2 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group A
16 Mar 2003 Inter Milano v Como D 0-0 Serie A 25
19 Mar 2003 Bayer Leverkusen v Inter Milano D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Phase 2 group A
23 Mar 2003 Udinese v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 26
06 Apr 2003 Inter Milano v AS Roma D 0-0 Serie A 27
09 Apr 2003 Inter Milano v Valencia D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg
12 Apr 2003 Inter Milano v AC Milan D 0-0 Serie A 28
22 Apr 2003 Valencia v Inter Milano D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 2nd leg
27 Apr 2003 Inter Milano v Lazio D 0-0 Serie A 30
03 May 2003 Atalanta v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 31
07 May 2003 AC Milan v Inter Milano D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Semi-final 1st leg
13 May 2003 Inter Milano v AC Milan D 0-0
Agg: 0-0
UEFA Champions League Semi-final 2nd leg
17 May 2003 Modena v Inter Milano D 0-0 Serie A 33
24 May 2003 Inter Milano v Perugia D 0-0 Serie A 34


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1992-93 Italy Mediterranean Games 3
1
1997-98 Italy FIFA World Cup 4
1
1
2
1997-98 Italy International Friendly 2
1
1998-99 Italy International Friendly
1
1998-99 Italy UEFA European Championship 2
1
1999-00 Italy International Friendly 1
1
1999-00 Italy UEFA European Championship 4
1
1
2
2000-01 Italy International Friendly
2
2001-02 Italy FIFA World Cup 1
1
2001-02 Italy International Friendly 4
2002-03 Italy International Friendly 2
2002-03 Italy UEFA European Championship 2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
17 Jun 1993 Italy v Morocco W 2-0 MEDITERRANEAN GAMES
19 Jun 1993 Italy v Slovenia W 2-1 MEDITERRANEAN GAMES
24 Jun 1993 Algeria v Italy L 1-0 MEDITERRANEAN GAMES
26 Jun 1993 France v Italy L 2-1 MEDITERRANEAN GAMES
28 Jan 1998 Italy v Slovakia W 3-0 International Friendly
22 Apr 1998 Italy v Paraguay W 3-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 1998 Sweden v Italy L 1-0 International Friendly
11 Jun 1998 Italy v Chile D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
17 Jun 1998 Italy v Cameroon W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
23 Jun 1998 Italy v Austria W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
27 Jun 1998 Italy v Norway W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Finals 2nd round
03 Jul 1998 Italy v France L 0-0 (3-4) FIFA World Cup Finals quarter-final
05 Sep 1998 Wales v Italy W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
18 Nov 1998 Italy v Spain D 2-2 International Friendly
27 Mar 1999 Denmark v Italy W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Group 1
31 Mar 1999 Italy v Belarus D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Group 1
09 Oct 1999 Belarus v Italy D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Group 1
29 Mar 2000 Spain v Italy L 2-0 International Friendly
26 Apr 2000 Italy v Portugal W 2-0 International Friendly
19 Jun 2000 Italy v Sweden W 2-1 UEFA European Championship Finals Group B
24 Jun 2000 Italy v Romania W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Finals quarter-final
29 Jun 2000 Netherlands v Italy W 0-0 (3-1) UEFA European Championship Finals semi-final
02 Jul 2000 France v Italy L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Final
15 Nov 2000 Italy v England W 1-0 International Friendly
28 Feb 2001 Italy v Argentina L 1-2 International Friendly
06 Oct 2001 Italy v Hungary W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group 8
07 Nov 2001 Japan v Italy D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2002 England v Italy W 1-2 International Friendly
17 Apr 2002 Italy v Uruguay D 1-1 International Friendly
18 May 2002 Czech Republic v Italy L 1-0 International Friendly
03 Jun 2002 Italy v Ecuador W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
21 Aug 2002 Italy v Slovenia L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Sep 2002 Azerbaijan v Italy W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Group 9
16 Oct 2002 Wales v Italy L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Group 9
20 Nov 2002 Italy v Turkey D 1-1 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.