- Date of Birth: 12 April 1973
- Birthplace: Savona, Savona, Italy
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Serie A side Parma are close to sealing a move for Italian defender Christian Panucci, according to reports. The player is set to quit Roma but will get the chance to stay in the top flight that he craves.
Hull City boss Phil Brown has revealed the real reason why Christian Panucci did not move to Hull on transfer deadline day, insisting that money was the only reason the Italian could not arrive at the KC Stadium.
Hull City has failed to sign experience Italian defender Christian Panucci from AS Roma. The aging defender is set to leave the club after a battle of words with coach Luciano Spalletti.
Striker Mario Frick cracked home Massimo Maccarone's pass in first-half injury time to give the home side victory against nine-man Roma.
Roma defender Christian Panucci is ready to discuss terms with his club regarding a new deal that will keep him at the club for the rest of his career.
Antonio Cassano has received a shock call up for Italy's Euro 2008 squad. The Sampdoria forward was not even suggested as a candidate to take part in the event, but Donadoni has given him the vote of confidence. Alessandro del Piero has also made the squad.
Roma are set to face Inter Milan in the final of the Coppa Italia afte rsecuring a 2-1 aggregate victory over Catania; and securing a 1-1 draw in tonight's semi-final to set up a clash between two of Serie A's best two clubs.
Manchester United will visit Stadio Olimpico tonight to challenge the Romans in their home stadium. AS Roma is out of their captain and striker Francesco Totti.
Roma boss Luciano Spalletti was far from happy despite seeing his side win 2-0 against Reggina to keep the pressure on league leaders Inter Milan at the top of Serie A.
Roma earned a last minute victory over Genoa thanks to another last-minute header from on fire defender Christian Panucci. Elsewhere, Inter defeated Atalanta 2-1 to stay on top - just ahead of Roma.
Roberto Donadoni is confident that his Italy side can follow up their World Cup 2006 glory with a victory in Euro 2008. The Azzurri booked their place in the tournament with a 2-1 over Scotland thanks to Christian Panucci's late goal.
Scotland are out of the Euro 2008 Tournament after a last minute goal by Christian Panucci saw them off and France and Italy into the finals in Austria and Switzerland. It was a heartbreaking end to their unlucky campaign.
Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso was annoyed that Italy's 2-1 victory over Scotland helped France to qualify for the Euro 2008 Finals. Gattuso has a well publicised poor relationship with French manager Raymond Domenech.
Roberto Donadoni has been rewarded for dropping his big guns. Antonio Di Natale, Juve forward Vincenzo Iaquinta and Milan midfielder Massimo Ambrosini came in for De Rossi, Inzaghi and Del Piero. Christian Panucci played in place of inconsistent right back Massimo Oddo and stuck by inexperienced Palermo centre back Andrea Barzagli.