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Carl Valeri
Carl Valeri
Carl Valeri
Date of Birth:Aug 14, 1984 (Age 32)
Place of Birth:Canberra, Australia
Height:180 cm.
Weight:70 Kg.
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Carl Valeri (Getty Images)
A classy midfielder who has learned his trade in Italy, some strong seasons in Serie B have seen him moulded into the natural replacement for the ageing Vince Grella. Valeri arguably boasts a slightly silkier touch than his more tenacious fellow countryman but he’s proven to be a tireless worker whenever he’s donned the Australian strip.

Valeri seems set for bigger and brighter things despite plying his trade in Ital’y second tier and one feels that his securing a place in the Australian first-team could go hand-in-hand with that elusive Serie A move. There’s no doubt that he’s got the talent, with a variety in his passing range and composure beyond his years but he just needs that break to take his game to the next level.

Did you know?

He has been nick-named “Mini Vinnie” for his likeness to defensive midfielder Vince Grella.