Ezequiel Ivan Lavezzi is an Argentine footballer currently playing for Serie A club SSC Napoli. He is forward who has a good shooting ability, very good dribbling and good playmaking abilities.
As a youngster, Lavezzi had a very keen interest in football and supported his local side Rosario Central; he would later get their badge tattooed on his chest.
Napoli had recently achieved promotion back to Serie A, after finishing as runners-up the previous season in Serie B. Looking to strengthen their squad for a return to the top level, Napoli signed Lavezzi on a five-year contract on 5 July 2007. The transfer deal was worth around 6 million euros, he was presented before the fans and given the number 7 shirt for his first season.
Player profile on Napoli's official website
Player stats on goal.com
Video Compilation with his goals and assists
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