Top facts about Nicolo Barella

Tue 05 January 2021 | 8:30

A look at the Top facts about Nicolo Barella including his childhood, love life, career and his most interesting quotes.

Nicolo Barella is an Italian professional player who is currently playing as a midfielder at Inter Milan and Italy national team. During the past few seasons, Barella has established himself as one of the most promising midfielders in the world. He was named the best young Italian player born in 1997 for two consecutive years between 2012 and 2013

Barella was relatively successful with Inter Milan in the 2019-20 season. Although Antonio Conte's men could not secure a Champions League spot, they reached the Europa League Semi-Final and won two domestic titles, The Community Shield and The FA Cup. Bellerin was sidelined with injury for different periods but still managed to score once in 21 games across all Competitions.

Inter Milan has started the 20-21 Serie A season on a good form. They are at the second place in the league, three points behind their city rivals,

AC Milan


However, they were a disaster in the Champions League and finished at the fourth place in a group consisting of

Real Madrid

, Shakhtar Donetsk and Borussia Monchengladbach. Barella has played 17 games for Inter across all competitions and has scored one goal.

At 23, Barella is considered as one of the best midfielder in the football world. We will have to wait and see whether he stays at Inter Milan in the coming seasons or will move to another club. For now let's have a look at the

top facts about Nicolo Barella


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Top facts about Nicolo Barella you might want to know

In the following article we will take a look at the Top facts about Nicolo Barella. First we present you with some of the general information.

  • Full Name:

    Nicolo Barella

  • Date and Place of Birth:

    7 February 1997/ Cagliari, Italy

  • Height & Weight:

    1.72 m /70 kg

  • Family Members:

    Martina (Sister)

  • Marital Status:


  • Wife/Girlfriend:

    Federica Schievenin (Current Wife)

  • Children:

    two daughters (Rebecca and Lavinia) with Federica Schievenin

  • Current team:

    Inter Milan

  • Jersey Number:

    23 at Inter Milan and Italy National team

  • Zodiac Sign:


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Nicolo Barella Birthday, Zodiac Sign and nationality

First part our article on top facts about Nicolo Barella is about his birthday.

Nicolo Barella Birthday

is at 7th of February 1997. Nicolo Barella nationality is Italian. He was born in Cagliari, Italy.

Nicolo Barella zodiac sign is Aquarius. He shares his birthday with many great stars from football and other fields. Some of the most famous figures born on 7th of February are:

Footballers: Sergi Roberto, Nicki Bille Nielsen and Neil Taylor/ Actors and Actresses: Chris Rock, Patricia Laffan and Ashton Kutcher/ Singers: Garth Brooks/ Models: Vida Guerra

Nicolo Barella Childhood story

At this part of the article we will look at the top facts about

Nicolo Barella childhood

story and the family and he grew up in. Nicolo Barella was born into a middle-class family. His father was his source of inspiration and supported Nicolo as he took his first steps as a footballer.

Nicolo talked about his strong bond with his father and his effect on the youngster's career in an interview years later.

“My father has always watched all the matches on TV and I watched with him. I watched, stored what I saw and I learned,”

Growing up, Nicolo's idol was Inter Milan's former star, Dejan Stankovic. He was at awe of the midfielder greatness especially after he scored a memorable goal against Manuel Neuer in

Inter Milan

's game against Schalke.

“I remember Stankovic’s goals. As a child I was impressed by his ability to shoot from range. He always fascinated and amazed me with his goals. Two are indelible in my mind. The goal in the derby from outside the box and the one against Schalke 04.”

“It was always Stankovic, he filled my eyes with his goals and his technique. I liked to believe I could get close to him. I met him when I was 16 and it was a great moment,”

Nicolo entered Cagliari famous academy when he was 9 years old. He immediately impressed his coaches with his incredible speed and moved through the ranks with ease. Nicolo stayed at the academy until 2014, when he was offered a promotion to the senior team.

His breakthrough came two years later, in 2016 as he became a key member for his boyhood club in Serie A.

Nicolo Barella wife, Relationships and Marital Status

A look at Nicolo Barella love life shows that the youngster is a true family man. Nicolo married his first known girlfriend at the age of 21.

Nicolo Barella wife

is Federica Schievenin, a beautiful former Model who worked for many big brands in Italy's fashion industry. In the case of

Nicolo Barella children

, you must know that the couple have two beautiful daughters together.

Federica is 30 years old and is 7 years older than her husband, Nicolo. She is originally from Cagliari, the city in which she met Nicolo in 2016. Nicolo and Federica fell in love instantly despite their obvious age difference. They married on 2 July 2018 in a party that took place at Villa D 'Orri, a late 18th century mansion.

Federica Schievenin is active in Social media and Her Instagram account (


) has around 45k Followers. The couple has always had a peaceful relationship and their relationship has been free from controversies.

After the Covid-19 Pandemic, Federica once did a Q&A with her followers on Instagram and shared a good amount of information about her everyday life with Nicolo and the footballer's personality.

“We’re fine, we’re enjoying Nicolò who’s not been home much this year. We have our two girls filling our day. I study sometimes, he reads, we don’t watch much TV. And we practice. At the end of the day we’re devastated.”

“At home he is very calm, he helps me with the girls and the house but not much with the dogs. Touchy? No, he’s a hothead. And he’s anti-social, he doesn’t use his cell phone a lot.”

"Nicolo is special, the girls love him. Very attentive, caring, sweet, patient. For him, his girls come first and he dedicates a lot of time to them. Every goal he scores is dedicated to us as a family, to the sacrifices we have made and make.”

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Nicolo Barella Career

Nicolo Barella career

started in 2015 when he made his Serie A debut against Parma.

In the next season he was sent on loan to Como in Serie B, where he played as a first team player for the second part of the season. Barella returned to


in 2016 and established himself as one of the best players of the team.

He scored his first professional and Serie A goal in September 2017, in a 2–0 home win against SPAL. Barella stayed with his old club till the end of 2017-18 season. In total, he played 112 games and scored 7 goals during his four season spell at Cagliari.

Barella joined Inter Milan in the summer of 2019. He made his club debut on 26 August against Lecce and set-up Antonio Candreva's goal in an eventual 4–0 home win in Inter's opening match of the 2019–20 Serie A season.

He made his Champions League debut on 17 September against Slavia Prague and scored an injury-time equalizing goal to help Inter to a 1–1 home draw.

Barella was a member of Italy's every youth team from U16 to U21. He made his debut for the Italy senior side in 2018, in a 1–1 friendly draw against Ukraine in Genoa. Barella scored his first goal for Italy in a 2–0 home win over Finland in a UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying match.

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Nicolo Barella Net worth, Salary and Market Value

Nicolo Barella net worth

is estimated to be 2 million Euros in 2020, including all of his properties and earnings. Nicolo Barella market value is at 50 million Euros. He is ranked number 4 among Inter Milan players and number 11 among all the Serie A players.

Nicolo Barella salary

in 2020 is reportedly 4.6 million Euros annually.

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Nicolo Barella Transfermarket stats

According to

Nicolo Barella Transfermarket stats

, he has played a total of 227 games for four club. He has scored 16 goals and has provided 20 assists for his team mates.

Nicolo Barella Transfermarket stats shows why he is considered among the best midfielder in the world. He has been praised by his coaches for his ability to perform in every position in the middle of the pitch. During his career, Nicolo Barella has played 157 games as a central-midfielder, 36 games as an attacking midfielder, and 18 games as a defensive midfielder.

On the international level Nicolo Barella Transfermarket stats shows that he has played 4 games for Spain. Nicolo Barella was also a member of Italy U15, U16, U17, U18, U19, U20 and U21 youth teams and in total scored 1 goal in 55 games. He has also scored 4 goals in 18 games for Italy senior team.

Nicolo Barella Tattoos

Like many other footballers, Nicolo also has some very special ones tattoos on his body. Most of

Nicolo Barella tattoos

are about his family. He has the following 4 tattoos on his body:

A half-sentence on his left wrist in Italian which translates as: “Everything for the …” This is a matching tattoo that he got with his wife, Federica Schievenin. Federica has the rest of the quote tattooed on her leg along with another figure of a man wearing a tie, holding the other piece of the heart. The full quote reads, “Everything for the rest of our lives”

Nicolo Barella has another quote “Minhas Familia e a Minha Vida” tattooed on his left shoulder which is in Portuguese and translates as “My family is my life”

There is also a tattoo of a flower below his writing tattoo on his shoulder that completes the whole design.

Nicolo Barella's last tattoo is his shirt at Inter Milan with the number 23.

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Some Short top facts about Nicolo Barella

Nicolo Barella is active in social media.

Nicolo Barella Instagram

account (


) has around 550k followers.

Nicolo Barella Height

is 1.72 meters. Nicolo Barella weight is 70kg. Nicolo Barella position is attacking midfielder although he has played as a holding midfielder as well. Nicolo Barella age is 23.

Nicolo Barella religion is Christianity. He is a Catholic by birth.

Like many other football stars, Nicolo Barella is crazy about playing the FIFA game. Nicolo Barella rating in FIFA 21 is 85 (his overall rating) with a potential of 86.

Nicolo Barella's favorite sport beside football is bicycle Racing.

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Nicolo Barella Quote

One of the most amusing parts of SportMob's article on top

facts about Nicolo Barella

is a look back at his most interesting and controversial quotes about himself and other players.

  • On Choosing between Serie A and Premier League:

“If I had to choose between Serie A and the Premier League, I’d go for England, because I like the way they approach the game. Plus everyone there is just as irritable and prone to fouls as me!”

  • On his incredible stamina on the field:

“I get tired but I am lucky enough to have great endurance. Maybe others have more technique than me but I have this quality.”

  • On his celebration after scoring against Verona:

“My celebration after the goal against Verona freed everything I feel when I am on the pitch. Hearing the stadium explode like it did was fantastic, that is one of the reasons why I go on the pitch.

  •  On, LeBron James, his idol outside of football:

“Many talk about him for the titles, for the finals, but I respect him above all as a person. His teammates see him as a brother and as a point of reference in the locker room.

  • On inter Milan elimination from 20-21 UCL:

“There will always be difficult moments, there was last year and there will be this year. We have to be good at overcoming them, doing what the coach asks of us and doing what we know how to do, which is to win.”

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Nicolo Barella records and achievements

We round up our article on the top

facts about Nicolo Barella

with a list of his most notable achievements and records at club and international level.

With Inter Milan:

  • UEFA Europa League runner-up: 2019–20

  • With Italy youth and senior national teams:

  • UEFA European Under-19 Championship runner-up: 2016/ FIFA U-20 World Cup bronze medals: 2017

Individual honors and records:

  • Serie A Team of the Year: 2018–19/ UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season: 2019–20

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