Tommaso Pobega
Personal information
Full name Tommaso Pobega
Date of birth (1999-07-15) 15 July 1999 (age 21)
Place of birth Trieste, Italy
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Spezia (on loan from Milan)
Number 26
Youth career
0000–2013 Triestina
2013–2018 Milan
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2018– Milan 0 (0)
2018–2019Ternana (loan) 32 (3)
2019–2020Pordenone (loan) 33 (5)
2020–Spezia (loan) 20 (6)
National team
2019 Italy U20 2 (0)
2020–2021 Italy U21 6 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 07:31, 24 May 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 May 2021

Tommaso Pobega (born 15 July 1999) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Serie A club Spezia, on loan from Milan.

Club career

Milan

Pobega appeared in friendlies for the main squad of Milan in the autumn of 2016.

Loan to Ternana

On 23 August 2018, Pobega joined to Serie C club Ternana on loan for the 2018–19 season.[1] On 7 October he made his professional debut in Serie C for Ternana as a substitute replacing Giuseppe Vives in the 73rd minute of a 1–1 home draw against Renate.[2] Two weeks later he was sent-off, as a substitute, with a double yellow card in the 87th minute of a 1–1 away draw against Triestina.[3] On 7 November he played his first entire match for Ternana, a 1–0 away win over Fano.[4] On 27 December he scored his first professional goal in the 69th minute of a 2–1 home win over Teramo.[5] On 9 February 2019, Pobega scored twice in a 2–2 home draw against Virtus Verona.[6] Pobega ended his season-long loan to Ternana with 32 appearances, 3 goals and 3 assists.[7]

Loan to Pordenone

On 15 July 2019, Pobega joined Serie B club Pordenone a loan until 30 June 2020.[8][9] On 11 August he made his debut and he scored his first goal for the club in the 44th minute of a 2–1 home defeat against FeralpiSalò in the second round of Coppa Italia, he played the entire match.[10] On 26 August he made his Serie B debut for Pordenone and he scored twice in a 3–0 home win over against Frosinone, he was replaced by Simone Pasa after 81 minutes.[11] Five days later he played his first entire match in Serie B, a 4–2 away defeat against Pescara.[12] On 5 October, Pobega scored his third goal in Serie B in the 40th minute of a 2–0 home win over Empoli.[13]

Loan to Spezia

On 24 August 2020, Pobega signed a new contract with Milan until 30 June 2025.[14] On 23 September 2020, Pobega joined promoted Serie A club Spezia on loan until 30 June 2021.[15] On 27 September, he made his debut for Spezia in a 4–1 home defeat to Sassuolo.[16] On 1 November 2020, he scored his first goal for Spezia in a 4–1 home defeat to Juventus.[17]

International career

On 12 November 2020, Pobega made his debut with the Italy U21 team, starting in a qualifying match 2–1 away win over Iceland, scoring both of the goals for Italy.[18]

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 23 May 2021.
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Ternana (loan) 2018–19 Serie C 32 3 0 0 32 3
Pordenone (loan) 2019–20 Serie B 33 5 1 1 34 6
Spezia (loan) 2020–21 Serie A 20 6 0 0 20 6
Career total 85 14 1 1 86 15

References

  1. ^ "Dall'AC Milan arriva in prestito Tommaso Pobega" [Tommaso Pobega arrives on loan from AC Milan]. Ternana Calcio. 23 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Game Report by Soccerway". Soccerway. 7 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Triestina vs. Ternana - 20 October 2018 - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Fano vs. Ternana - 7 November 2018 - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 13 November 2018.
  5. ^ "Ternana vs. Teramo - 27 December 2018 - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  6. ^ "Ternana vs. Virtus Verona - 9 February 2019 - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
  7. ^ "Italy - T. Pobega - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 6 May 2019.
  8. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE: TOMMASO POBEGA". AC Milan. 15 July 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  9. ^ "Il centrocampista scuola Milan Pobega veste il neroverde" [Milan's academy graduate, Pobega will be wearing black-and-green]. pordenonecalcio.com (in Italian). Pordenone Calcio. 15 July 2019. Retrieved 15 July 2019.
  10. ^ "Pordenone vs. FeralpiSalò - 11 August 2019 - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 24 August 2019.
  11. ^ "Pordenone vs. Frosinone - 26 August 2019 - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 27 August 2019.
  12. ^ "Pescara vs. Pordenone - 1 September 2019 - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  13. ^ "Pordenone vs. Empoli - 5 October 2019 - Soccerway". Soccerway. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  14. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE: TOMMASO POBEGA". Retrieved 25 August 2020.
  15. ^ "COMUNICATO UFFICIALE: TOMMASO POBEGA".
  16. ^ "Serie A, Spezia-Sassuolo 1-4: poker firmato Djuricic, Berardi, Defrel e Caputo" (in Italian). mediaset.it. 27 September 2020.
  17. ^ "Pobega: 'Spezia played a good game'". Football Italia. 2 November 2020.
  18. ^ "Pobega 'wanted' to be decisive". Football Italia. 12 November 2020.