Federico Macheda burst onto the stage at Manchester United as a 17-year-old, scoring a late winner on his debut to help the Red Devils win title in 2009.
The Italian forward went on to play for various Championship outfits Doncaster, Birmingham and Cardiff and was largely disappointing in each of those spells.
The boy wonder is now 25 years old, plying his trade in Serie B side Novara and has a baby son of his own, two-month-old Lorenzo. Federico Macheda will never be forgotten for his title-winning impact on Manchester United at 17 but he is determined it will not be the only thing for which his career is remembered.
It is now eight years since Macheda scored a dramatic winner on his debut against Aston Villa and was immediately compared with Ryan Giggs, Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney, not least by his own manager Sir Alex Ferguson but the Italian couldn’t live up to the expectations he was facing. Continue reading “MACHEDA IS FIRING AGAIN IN ITALY”