(born 21 June 1978 in Perugia
) is an Italian football goalkeeper
who is currently playing at Genoa
. He is known for his goatee
with his bald head
Lupatelli won a scudetto
while playing for A.S. Roma
. A Roma youth product, Lupatelli was farmed to Chievo
in 2001-02 to 2002-03 season, after just played 12 Serie A games for the capital club. He was sold for 3 billion Italian lire
deal. as the backup of Ivan Pelizzoli
In summer 2004, he joined Fiorentina on free transfer.
Lupatelli was the regular of Fiorentina in 2004-05 season, but after the arrival of Sébastien Frey
(since 2005), Bogdan Lobonţ
(2006–07) and Vlada Avramov
(since 2007), he became the third choice, and loaned to Parma for 2005-06 season for part of Frey's deal.
During on loan at Parma F.C.
, he was exchanged with Matteo Guardalben
In September 2008, he joined Cagliari
on free transfer, played as backup of Federico Marchetti
He was set to became a free agent on 1 July 2010, and was not call-up to 2010-11 pre-season camp.During the 2010-2011 Summer Window Transfers, he joined Bologna
on a free transfer, as Emiliano Viviano
On 8 July 2011, he joined Genoa
on a free transfer, after being released from Bologna