Simone Verdi turns 25 today. He was born in Broni on 12th July 1992. He developed at AC Milan’s youth academy before moving to Torino on loan in the summer of 2011 and he made his debut in Serie A during the 2012/13 season, making four appearances for the Toro. He was then loaned to Juve Stabia and Empoli. He scored his first goal in the top flight for the Tuscan side on 7th December 2014 in a 2-2 draw away at Napoli. He currently plays for Bologna following a loan spell in Spain with Eibar before a return to Italy with Carpi. His senior debut for Italy was on 28th March 2017 as the Azzurri won 2-1 away against the Netherlands in a friendly.