Giuseppe Favalli

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGiuseppe•Favalli
Used nameGiuseppe•Favalli
Nick/petnamesIl Lord
Born8 January 1972 in Orzinuovi, Brescia (ITA)
Measurements181 cm / 76 kg
AffiliationsUS Cremonese, Cremona (ITA)
NOC Italy


Defender Giuseppe Favalli started his career at Cremonese in 1988, and later played for Serie A clubs Lazio, Internazionale and A.C. Milan. With Lazio, he won the League title in 2000, the Italian Cup in 1998, 2000 and 2004, the Italian Super Cup in 2000, the UEFA Cup-winners’ Cup in 1999 and the UEFA Super Cup, as a substitute against Manchester United, also in 1999. With Internazionale, Favalli won Serie A in 2006, the Italian Cup in successive years, 2005 and 2006, and the Italian Super Cup in 2006. After a move to AC Milan, he won the UEFA Champions’ League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Intercontinental Cup, all in 2007.

Favalli represented Italy at under-18 level, and then scored two goals in 30 appearances for the under-21s, including 1992, when they won the European Under-21 Championship. He also played in all four of Italy’s matches at the Barcelona Olympics that year. Favalli went on to win eight senior caps between 1994-2004. He was part of the Italian squad at Euro 2004, but made just one appearance, as a 76th minute substitute for Gennaro Gattuso in the 1–1 draw with Sweden.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Football (Football) ITA Giuseppe Favalli
Football, Men (Olympic) Italy 7