Italian Footballer
Forbes Contributor

Proud Dukie

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Italian Footballer
based in Verona, Italy.

Writing Contributor
experienced in reporting, conducting live interviews, and fact-checking.
As an athlete,
I especially look to tell unsung stories surrounding the sports world.

Proud Duke alumnus.



Soccer Player

Caldiero Calcio
Jan 2021 - Present

Full-time soccer player based in Verona, Italy

Oct 2020 - Present

Writing and reporting for Forbes about the financial aspects of Italian soccer


Soccer Player
North Carolina FC
Feb 2020 - Dec 2020
Full-time soccer player based in Raleigh, NC for USL Championship side North Carolina FC

Writer, Podcast Host & Live Commentator
Total Football Analysis
Apr 2020 - Jan 2021
Wrote articles for TFA magazine and website; Directed and hosted 20+ podcast episodes on Italian and European soccer; Color commentated English Premier League live matches

Blog Author
NCFC Insider
Apr 2020 - Dec 2020
In quarantine times, I authored NCFC Insider, a blog that offered insight into the lives of professional soccer players

Pagella Politica
May 2019 - July 2019
Fact-checked statements from Italian politicians for publication on Italy’s leading fact-checking website

Summer Intern

Eight by Eight Magazine

June 2018 - August 2018

Covered the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the start of the major European football leagues


Duke University

Policy Journalism & Media Studies Certificate;

History Major


Graduated a semester early from Duke University with a 3.8 GPA. Played for Duke Men's Soccer, garnering All-American and Scholar All-American recognitions

Catawba College


Attended Catawba College for one year before transferring to Duke University my sophomore year


2017 -- Dec. 2019

Durham, NC


Salisbury, NC