(born October 25, 1985 in Lecco
) is an Italian football goalkeeper
. He currently plays for U.C. Sampdoria
He also played on loan for Pizzighettone
in their 2005–06 Serie C1
campaign, and was Crotone
's backup keeper in the first half of the 2006–07 season.
On January 12, 2007, Liverpoolfc.tv announced the news that Padelli would be signing on loan until the end of the season with a view to a permanent deal. On the completion of the deal Liverpool manager Rafael Benítez
said, "He's a good young goalkeeper who has been selected for his national side. Padelli will give us a good option for the future. The fact he is once again with the under-21s for his national side tells you that we are signing a very good player."
He made his debut, and only appearance, for the club on May 13, 2007 against Charlton Athletic
in the last league game of the 2006–07
season. Subsequently he became the first Italian to ever play for the club.
He spent the 2007–08 season on loan to Pisa
of Serie B
, but only made seven appearances. He will play for Avellino
in 2008–09. On 2 July 2009 UC Sampdorias
24 year old goalkeeper has joined Bari
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