Alberto Di Chiara

Alberto Di Chiara ( born March 29, 1964 in Rome ) is a retired Italian footballer. Also, for example, for the U.S. Lecce and Fiorentina active, he celebrated his greatest successes with AC Parma. He also stood in seven appearances for the Italian national football team on the court.


Alberto Di Chiara, born in 1964 in the Italian capital Rome, began playing football at AS Roma, in contrast to his older brother Stefano, who began his career at Roma rivals Lazio. In the jersey of Roma Di Chiara sniffed from 1980 also at the gaming operation in the professional sector, between 1980 and 1982 he made the team of the Swedish coach Nils Liedholm four league games in Serie A. In the summer of 1982 went Di Chiara for one year at the then second division side AC Reggiana where the defender made ​​22 league games with a goal is scored, the descent into the third division also could not avoid but. Thereafter he joined the distinguished southern Italian club U.S. Lecce and remained there for three years. With Lecce, he experienced his first jump in the Serie A, as under coach Eugenio Fascetti in Serie B 1984/85 the second place, only behind the SC occupied Pisa and thus promotion to the Italian top flight was achieved. There, however, the newcomer could not hold and increased after only one year as a Table again. Alberto Di Chiara made ​​in three years 91 league appearances for the U.S. Lecce and scored thirteen goals, before he left the club in the direction of Florence.

When Fiorentina was Alberto Di Chiara 1986-1991 under contract made ​​in this time 142 league games with ten goals for Fiorentina. Probably the greatest success with the Tuscans could achieve Alberto Di Chiara in the 1989/90 season, when they reached the final of the UEFA Cup. After they had previously eliminated successively Atlético Madrid of Spain, FC Sochaux in France, Dynamo Kiev of the Soviet Union, AJ Auxerre also from France and the German representatives Werder Bremen, the team of coach Francesco Graziani failed in the final at Juventus.

Until 1991, remained Alberto Di Chiara at Fiorentina under contract before he joined AC Parma, then something like the newcomer of Italian football. First ascended in 1990 in the Serie A, the financially well-placed club Di Chiara's first season in Parma, ranked sixth became the surprise team and finished second in the Serie A in 1991/92. A year later, not only was seventh, but secured a 2-1 victory after return match against Juventus victory in the Coppa Italia, the Italian Football Cup. This allowed to start for the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1992/93, the team of Nevio Scala worked there before with success on Újpest Budapest, Hungary, Boavista Porto from Portugal, Sparta Prague in Czechoslovakia and the Spanish side Atlético Madrid to the final, where they was victorious 3-1 against FC Antwerp in Belgium and won the first international title in a for the AC Parma enormously successful decade. Alberto Di Chiara was in the squad of Parma, who won the final in London. Two years later, Alberto Di Chiara on the second international success of AC Parma played a decisive role, namely the profits of the UEFA Cup in 1994/95. Here they sat down in a purely Italian final against Juventus 2-1 after return play through, which meant the last great success in Alberto Di Chiara's playing career. A year later he returned to Parma back and went to AC Perugia, where he trailed off in Serie A 1996/97, his career relegated at the end of the season and once again came up with 24 league games.


  • UEFA Cup: 1x
  • European Cup Winners' Cup: 1x
  • UEFA Super Cup: 1x
  • Coppa Italia: 2x