Paolo Acerbis

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Paolo Acerbis
Personal information
Full name Paolo Domenico Acerbis
Date of birth (1981-05-05) 5 May 1981 (age 37)
Place of birth Clusone, Italy
Height 2.02 m (6 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Youth career
1998–1999 Alzano Virescit
1999–2000 AlbinoLeffe
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2008 AlbinoLeffe 137 (0)
2005–2006 Livorno (loan) 2 (0)
2008 Triestina 1 (0)
2008–2010 Grosseto 42 (0)
2009 Catania (loan) 1 (0)
2010–2012 Vicenza 1 (0)
2016 Catania
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 17:36, 22 November 2008 (UTC)

Paolo Domenico Acerbis (born 5 May 1981) is an Italian footballer, who plays as a goalkeeper.

He also played for Livorno in Serie A, as well as AlbinoLeffe, Triestina, and Calcio Catania in Serie A.


After playing at AlbinoLeffe, from 2000 to 2005, he went on loan to A.S. Livorno Calcio, exchange with Paolo Ginestra then, in the Serie A, before returning to AlbinoLeffe at the end of the 2005–06 Serie A season.

He is the first choice goalkeeper since 2002.

In January 2008, he left AlbinoLeffe, for Triestina, to replace the left of Generoso Rossi who went to Calcio Catania in Serie A on loan as the third choice goal keeper.

In the summer of 2008 Acerbis joined Serie B side US Grosseto FC, from Triestina. In Tuscany, Acerbis was the starting goalkeeper for the first part of the year before his January 2009 transfer to Calcio Catania.

On 3 January 2009 Acerbis signed for Calcio Catania of the Serie A, on loan with Ciro Polito going to U.S. Grosseto F.C. from Catania, also on loan, to fill the gap left by Acerbis. Both clubs will have the option to make the deals permanent at the end of the season. Acerbis became the third choice keeper at Calcio Catania behind veteran Albano Bizarri, and twenty-two-year-old Tomáš Košický.

On 31 August 2010 Acerbis was signed by Vicenza in 2-year contract for €50,000.[1] He was the backup keeper for Alberto Frison, Danilo Russo (2010–11) and Carlo Pinsoglio (2012).

Italian football scandal

He was one of the few footballers arrested by police in 2011–12 Italian football scandal. After plea bargain, he was suspended for 2½ years.


  1. ^ Vicenza Calcio SpA Report and Accounts on 30 June 2011 (in Italian)

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