Ignazio Abate

Born: November 12, 1986 (age 30)

Height: 5'10.5" (180cm)

Hometown: Sant'Agata de' Goti, Italy
Nationality: Italy Italian

Position: Right-back
Team: AC Milan (no. 20)
Ignazio Abate in action during the Serie A game between Roma and Milan on December 12, 2016
Career History
Youth1994-2004AC Milan
Senior2003-AC Milan
→ 2004-2005Napoli (loan)
→ 2006-2007Modena (loan)
→ 2007-2008Empoli (loan)
→ 2008-2009Torino (loan)
International2011-Italy
Sports Mole has 104 articles about Ignazio Abate. Articles 1 to 40:
Mario Mandzukic celebrates scoring with a fag up his nose during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 2016
Result: Juventus march on towards Serie A title with win over AC Milan
Juventus come from behind to beat AC Milan 2-1 at San Siro, moving nine points clear at the top of the Serie A table courtesy of their 21st win in the last 22 games.
Apr 9, 21:45
AC Milan head coach Sinisa Mihajlovic looks on during the Serie A match between Juventus FC and AC Milan at Juventus Arena on November 21, 2015
Result: Luca Antonelli nets in AC Milan win
AC Milan move to within one point of the top five in the Serie A table courtesy of a 1-0 win over Torino on Saturday night.
Feb 27, 21:53
Carlos Bacca of AC Milan is challenged by Lucas Nahuel Castro of AC Chievo Verona during the Serie A match between AC Milan and AC Chievo Verona at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on October 28, 2015 in Milan, Italy.
Result: Antonelli strike secures win for Milan
Luca Antonelli scores the only goal as AC Milan beat Chievo 1-0 at San Siro.
Oct 28, 21:44
A general view of the San Siro from the corner flag on December 21, 2011
Half-Time Report: Milan frustrated by Chievo at break
AC Milan fail to break through in a quiet first half against Chievo.
Oct 28, 20:43
A close-up shot of new Liverpool signing Mario Balotelli at the Etihad on August 25, 2014
Team News: Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli starts for AC Milan
Liverpool loanee Mario Balotelli starts up front for AC Milan in their trip to Genoa.
Sep 27, 10:42
Mario Balotelli of AC Milan looks dejected during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Parma FC at San Siro Stadium on March 16, 2014
Team News: Mario Balotelli to start for AC Milan, Cyril Thereau returns for Udinese
Mario Balotelli is named to start for AC Milan in their Serie A fixture at Udinese, while Cyril Thereau replaces Duvan Zapata up front for the hosts.
Sep 22, 19:19
AC Milan's midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Cesena on February 22, 2015
Half-Time Report: Giacomo Bonaventura gives AC Milan first-half lead
Giacomo Bonaventura gives AC Milan the lead going into half time, after curling in his free kick from just outside the area minutes before the break.
Sep 19, 20:38
Ignazio Abate of AC Milan in action during the Serie A match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 31, 2014
New AC Milan deal for Ignazio Abate
AC Milan and Italy defender Ignazio Abate signs a new four-year contract to remain at San Siro.
Jun 11, 15:22
AC Milan's defender from France Philippe Mexes celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Cagliari on March 21, 2015
Team News: Philippe Mexes earns AC Milan recall for Atalanta BC trip
AC Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi recalls centre-back Philippe Mexes for their final game of the Serie A season against Atalanta BC.
May 30, 19:14
Sassuolo's Domenico Berardi is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal against Chievo Verona during the Serie A match on April 19, 2014
Half-Time Report: Domenico Berardi brace gives Sassuolo the lead
Two goals from Domenico Berardi give Sassuolo the half-time lead against AC Milan.
May 17, 12:18
Ignazio Abate of AC Milan in action during the Serie A match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 31, 2014
Team News: Ignazio Abate starts for AC Milan in home game with Roma
Seydou Doumbia passes a fitness test and starts for Roma against AC Milan at the San Siro.
May 9, 19:15
Napoli's French-Argentinian forward Gonzalo Higuain (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match between SSC Napoli and UC Sampdoria on April 26, 2015
Preview: Napoli vs. AC Milan
Sports Mole looks ahead to this Sunday's Serie A match between Napoli and AC Milan.
May 1, 17:30
AC Milan's midfielder from Spain Suso (R) fights for the ball with Inter Milan's forward from Argentina Rodrigo Palacio (L) during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan vs AC Milan at the San Siro Stadium in Milan on April 19, 2015
Result: Inter frustrated in controversial Milan derby
AC Milan ride their luck to earn a 0-0 draw with rivals Inter Milan at the San Siro.
Apr 19, 21:41
AC Milan's midfielder from Spain Suso (R) fights for the ball with Inter Milan's forward from Argentina Rodrigo Palacio (L) during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan vs AC Milan at the San Siro Stadium in Milan on April 19, 2015
Half-Time Report: Inter holding Rossoneri in Milan derby
Inter and AC Milan cancel each other out in a goalless opening 45 minutes at the San Siro.
Apr 19, 20:33
Milan's Alessio Cerci is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Palermo vs Milan at Renzo Barbera Stadium in Palermo on April 4, 2015
Result: Jeremy Menez fires AC Milan past Palermo
Jeremy Menez scores the winner as AC Milan edge to a 2-1 victory over Palermo in their Serie A clash in Sicily.
Apr 4, 15:53
Alessio Cerci for AC Milan on February 15, 2015
Half-Time Report: AC Milan leading against Palermo
Alessio Cerci gives AC Milan a 1-0 lead over Palermo in their Serie A match in Sicily.
Apr 4, 14:54
Michael Essien of AC Milan during warms up during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Torino FC at San Siro Stadium on February 1, 2014
Team News: AC Milan make five changes for Fiorentina trip
Both Fiorentina and AC Milan make plenty of changes to their lineups for this evening's Serie A match at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.
Mar 16, 17:43
Ignazio Abate of AC Milan in action during the Serie A match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 31, 2014
Ignazio Abate agrees AC Milan deal?
Ignazio Abate reportedly agrees a new deal with AC Milan.
Feb 10, 20:02
Ignazio Abate of AC Milan in action during the Serie A match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 31, 2014
AC Milan defender Ignazio Abate out for two weeks
AC Milan defender Ignazio Abate is sidelined for at least two weeks with a thigh injury.
Feb 2, 13:02
Lucas Biglia (R) of SS Lazio competes with Giampaolo Pazzini (C) of AC Milan during the TIM Cup match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on January 27, 2015
Half-Time Report: Ten-man Lazio lead AC Milan at San Siro after first half of quarter-final
Lazio lead AC Milan 1-0 at the San Siro in the Coppa Italia Quater Finals thanks to Lucas Biglia's penalty, but have defender Lorik Cana sent off for two yellow cards.
Jan 27, 20:37
Head coach of Milan Filippo Inzaghi gestures during the Serie A match between AC Milan and AC Chievo Verona at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on October 4, 2014
Filippo Inzaghi looking to make more signings?
Filippo Inzaghi hints that he is still in the market for a few more players, despite already bringing in Alessio Cerci and most recently Suso on a permanent deal.
Jan 18, 03:04
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Nantes on December 6, 2014
PSG star Zlatan Ibrahimovic gives Ignazio Abate vitamins as Christmas gift
Zlatan Ibrahimovic decides to give his former AC Milan teammate Ignazio Abate vitamins as a Christmas gift.
Jan 9, 13:59
AS Roma French coach Rudi Garcia gestures during their Italian Serie A football match against Sampdoria in Rome's Olympic stadium on February 16, 2014
Team News: Jose Holebas starts for Roma, Fernando Torres left on bench for AC Milan
Jose Holebas starts for Roma while Fernando Torres is left on the bench once more for AC Milan as they travel to the Stadio Olimpico.
Dec 20, 19:40
AC Milan's midfielder from Netherlands Nigel de Jong celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Fiorentina on October 26, 2014
Result: AC Milan held to Fiorentina draw
AC Milan and Fiorentina draw 1-1 in their Serie A clash at the San Siro, with Josip Ilicic cancelling out Nigel de Jong's first-half opener.
Oct 26, 21:41
AC Milan's midfielder from Netherlands Nigel de Jong celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Fiorentina on October 26, 2014
Half-Time Report: Nigel de Jong gives AC Milan lead against Fiorentina
A Nigel de Jong goal midway through the first half gives AC Milan a 1-0 half-time lead against Fiorentina in their Serie A clash at the San Siro.
Oct 26, 20:34
Ignazio Abate of AC Milan in action during the Serie A match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 31, 2014
Report: Liverpool preparing bid for Ignazio Abate
Liverpool are reportedly considering launching a bid to sign AC Milan defender Ignazio Abate.
Oct 24, 05:09
AC Milan's Japanese forward Keisuke Honda celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Verona vs AC Milan at the Bentegodi Stadium in Verona on October 19, 2014
Result: AC Milan ease past Hellas Verona
Keisuke Honda scores twice as AC Milan climb to fourth in Serie A with a 3-1 victory over Hellas Verona.
Oct 19, 15:55
Keisuke Honda of AC Milan celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 31, 2014
Half-Time Report: AC Milan in control against Hellas Verona
AC Milan are on course for a routine Serie A victory after opening up a 2-0 half-time lead over Hellas Verona.
Oct 19, 14:47
Ignazio Abate of AC Milan in action during the Serie A match between AC Milan and SS Lazio at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on August 31, 2014
Report: Ignazio Abate to commit future to AC Milan
Ignazio Abate is close to signing a new contract with AC Milan, according to reports.
Oct 9, 04:10
Uruguay's defender Diego Godin celebrates scoring with his teammates during the Group D football match between Italy and Uruguay at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 24, 2014
Live Commentary: Italy 0-1 Uruguay - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the World Cup Group D match between Italy and Uruguay at the Arena das Dunas in Natal.
Jun 24, 16:00
Italy pose for a team photo prior to the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between Italy and Costa Rica at Arena Pernambuco on June 20, 2014
Team News: Gianluigi Buffon returns for Italy against Costa Rica
Gianluigi Buffon is restored to the Italy starting lineup for this evening's World Cup Group D match against Costa Rica.
Jun 20, 16:00
Ignazio Abate of Italy celebrates with team-mates after scoring his team's first goal during the International Friendly match between Italy and Germany at San Siro Stadium on November 15, 2013
Italy defender Ignazio Abate wary of England
Ignazio Abate warns his Italy teammates that England "could be the revelation" of this summer's World Cup.
Jun 9, 16:16
Ignazio Abate of Italy celebrates with team-mates after scoring his team's first goal during the International Friendly match between Italy and Germany at San Siro Stadium on November 15, 2013
Ignazio Abate: 'We're content being underdogs'
Italy defender Ignazio Abate reveals that he wants his side to surprise people at the World Cup after their poor showing in their warm-up matches.
Jun 9, 05:11
AC Milan's Stephan El Shaarawy celebrates with team mate Ignazio Abate after scoring the opening goal against PSV Eindhoven on August 20, 2013
AC Milan's Ignazio Abate pleased with victory over Sampdoria
AC Milan defender Ignazio Abate praises his team's performance during their 2-0 win over Sampdoria.
Feb 24, 13:59
Atletico Madrid's Brazilian forward Diego da Silva Costa celebrates after scoring a goal with his teammate Brazilian defender Joa Miranda de Souza during the Champions league match AC Milan vs Atletico Madrid at the San Siro Stadium in Milan on February 1
Result: Diego Costa scores late winner in San Siro
Diego Costa scores a late header to hand Atletico Madrid a 1-0 victory over AC Milan in the San Siro.
Feb 19, 21:39
The coach of Milan Clarence Seedorf during the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and AC Milan at Stadio Sant'Elia on January 26, 2014
Live Commentary: AC Milan 1-0 Bologna - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text commentary of the Serie A match between AC Milan and Bologna at the San Siro.
Feb 14, 19:15
The coach of Milan Clarence Seedorf during the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and AC Milan at Stadio Sant'Elia on January 26, 2014
Clarence Seedorf positive despite Napoli defeat
AC Milan manager Clarence Seedorf says that he saw "a lot of positives" during his team's 3-1 defeat against Napoli.
Feb 9, 13:13
Clarence Seedorf is pictured on stage during the Laureus European Workshop and Project Visit held at Almere Echnaton school on December 12, 2013
Preview: AC Milan vs. Hellas Verona
Sports Mole previews this weekend's Serie A clash between AC Milan and Hellas Verona.
Jan 17, 15:55
AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri reacts during the Serie A match between AC Milan and ACF Fiorentina at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on November 2, 2013
Preview: Livorno vs. AC Milan
Sports Mole previews AC Milan's visit to Livorno in Serie A.
Dec 6, 01:45
AC Milan's Brazilian forward Kaka kicks and scores during the Serie A football match between AC Milan and Genoa at San Siro Stadium in Milan on November 23, 2013
Preview: Catania vs. AC Milan
AC Milan travel to bottom side Catania to try to break their run of bad form in Serie A.
Nov 29, 13:12



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Napoli88002652124
2Inter Milan87101751222
3Lazio861121101119
4Juventus86112171419
5Roma7502145915
6Sampdoria7421119214
7Bologna842288014
8Torino83411413113
9AC Chievo VeronaChievo833299012
10AC Milan84041213-112
11Fiorentina83141211110
12Atalanta BCAtalanta8233131309
13CagliariCagliari8206614-86
14Hellas VeronaHellas Verona8134416-126
15Crotone8134614-86
16Udinese82061315-26
17Genoa8125813-55
18SassuoloSassuolo8125415-115
19SPALSPAL8125714-75
20BeneventoBenevento8008219-170