2017: Recorded two goals and one assist in 19 regular season games, including 18 starts, and 1,424 minutes… Nominated for the MLS Goal of the Week for week 29… Chosen once the Videotron Player of the Game… Started two Canadian Championship games… Extended his contract with the Impact in November.
2016: Finished the regular season tied for fifth on the Impact with four assists, playing 21 games, including 18 starts, and 1,515 minutes… Started all five MLS Cup Playoffs games, recording two assists… Also started the international game against A.S. Roma on August 3 at Stade Saputo.
2015: Finished second on the Impact with eight assists in all competitions… Started four games in the CONCACAF Champions League Championship Stage and helped the team reach the final against Mexican giant Club América, recording one assist and playing 266 minutes… Finished second on the Impact with five assists and fourth with 24 starts and 2,000 minutes played in his first MLS season… Finished tied for seventh in MLS with 98 corners… Scored his first career goal with the Impact on July 11 against Columbus and won the AT&T Goal of the Week… Started the Knockout Round game against Toronto and both Eastern Conference Semifinal games against Columbus, registering one assist… Also tallied one assist in two Amway Canadian Championship starts.
2014-15: Departed S.S.C. Napoli by mutual agreement in September… Signed with the Impact on December 1.
2013-14: Loaned by Napoli to Hellas Verona for the season… Scored one goal in 23 Serie A games, including 11 starts… Started one Coppa Italia game.
2012-13: Played four Serie A games, eight Europa League games and one Coppa Italia game with S.S.C. Napoli.
2011-12: Signed with Italian first division club S.S.C. Napoli in July… Missed the whole Serie A and UEFA Champions League season due to injuries… Played in one Coppa Italia game.
2010-11: Acted as ACF Fiorentina team captain for parts of the season, notably following an injury to Riccardo Montolivo… Again, reached 2,000 minutes of play in a season, taking part in 29 Serie A games, including 26 starts and 2,175 minutes, while adding one goal… Also started two Coppa Italia games.
2009-10: Started 20 of 28 games and played 1,737 minutes in Serie A with ACF Fiorentina… Played two qualifiers against Portuguese club Sporting CP before starting four of seven UEFA Champions League games, helping the team reach the Round of 16 against Bayern Munich… Also started two Coppa Italia games… Captained Fiorentina for the friendly game against the Impact at Stade Saputo on May 25.
2008-09: Helped ACF Fiorentina qualify for the UEFA Champions League for a second year in a row with another fourth-place finish in Serie A… Registered one assist in 29 regular season games and 19 starts… Played in one qualification game, followed by one Champions League group stage game… Then started one UEFA Cup match against Dutch club Ajax… Also started one Coppa Italia game.
2007-08: Led ACF Fiorentina to UEFA Champions League entry after finishing in fourth place in Serie A… Scored two goals in 31 regular season games, including 27 starts and 2,347 minutes played… Recorded one goal in 10 UEFA Cup games, helping the club reach the quarterfinals against Scottish giants Rangers FC… Also started two of three Coppa Italia games.
2006-07: Helped ACF Fiorentina finish in sixth place in Serie A to reach the UEFA Cup, recording two assists in 19 games, all starts, in his second season with the team… Started two Coppa Italia games.
2005-06: Officially joined ACF Fiorentina in July when the club bought the 1.3 million euro option… Helped the team finish in fourth place in Serie A, scoring one goal in 34 games, including 33 starts and 2,860 minutes played… Scored his first career goal in Serie A on September 18 against Udinese… Also started two Coppa Italia games, scoring one goal.
2004-05: Started the season with Sampdoria, following a loan from A.C. Milan, playing in nine games… Was then loaned to ACF Fiorentina for the second part of the season, playing 14 Serie A games and one Coppa Italia game.
2003-04: Loaned by A.C. Milan to Parma in July… Played 24 Serie A games, five UEFA Cup games and two Coppa Italia games.
2002-03: Played 2,296 minutes in 29 games with U.S. Lecce in Serie B, the Italian second division, following a loan from A.C. Milan.
2001-02: Played one UEFA Cup game and started one Coppa Italia game with A.C. Milan.
2000-01: Made his professional debut in Serie A with A.C. Milan as a substitute on March 4, 2001, against Parma.
Was team captain of the Italian U21 national team, winning the 2004 UEFA U21 European Championship, in Germany… Also won a bronze medal at the Olympic Games in Athens that year… Played 31 games with the U21 selection after representing Italy with the U15, U17, U19 and U20 selections.
Spent two years at the A.C. Milan Academy, from 1998 to 2000.
Son of Ernesto and Daniela Donadel… Has two sisters, Silvia and Camilla… Married to Chiara, with whom he has three daughters: Beatrice, Maria and Anita Emilia… Named Cavalieri Ordine al merito della Repubblica italiana in Rome, on September 27, 2004.