AC Milan (Italy),
Prato (Italy), Varese (Italy), Prato (Italy), Empoli (Italy),
Middlesbrough FC (England), AC Parma (Italy), Sienne (Italy),
Middlesbrough FC (England)
Cup Finals (Middlesbrough)
Massimo Maccarone (born 1979) is a striker who plays for
Middlesbrough F.C. He made headlines in March 2002 when he
became the first Serie B player in twenty years to be picked for
the Italian national side.
His transfer from Empoli in July 2002 cost Middlesbrough £8.15m
and he remains the club's most expensive ever player. Despite
showing fine early form in his first few matches for
Middlesbrough the remainder of his spell at the club has been a
struggle to justify his price tag and during the 2004/5 season
he was loaned out to Serie A club Parma and later moved on to
For the 2005/06 season the player has returned to Middlesbrough.