Midfielder Paolo DelPiccolo signs contract with the Montreal Impact
MONTREAL – The Montreal Impact announced on Friday the signing of midfielder Paolo DelPiccolo, pending his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) clearance. As per league policy, details of the agreements were not disclosed.
DelPiccolo was selected by the club in the second round, 27th overall, in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft and has been training with the club since June 3, following a stint in Germany.
He scored once in two MLS Reserve League games with the Impact since then, as well as taking part in the Impact U21 international friendly versus the Haitian national team on June 22, at Stade Saputo.
Early this year, DelPiccolo joined Eintracht Frankfurt for the Bundesliga. He managed one assist in seven games played, including two starts with Eintracht Frankfurt II, the team’s under-23 side.
At the university level, he played four seasons with the University of Louisville Cardinals, establishing a school record with 23 career assists to go along with his five goals.
DelPiccolo also started three games as a defender with the US U20 national team during the Copa Chivas in Mexico, in 2008, and took part in the Milk Cup with the U18 national team, in Northern Ireland, in 2009.
Weight: 165 lbs
Date of birth: May 28, 1991, Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Residence: Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Former club: Eintracht Frankfurt (Germany)
Acquired: January 17, 2013 (SuperDraft, 2nd round, 27th overall)
Signed: July 5, 2013