Zak Ruggiero
Personal information
Date of birth (2001-01-09) 9 January 2001 (age 20)
Place of birth Bishop Auckland, England
Height 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) Forward
Club information
Current team
Youth career
0000–2019 Crotone
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019– Crotone 2 (0)
2020–2021Pro Vercelli (loan) 0 (0)
2021Pro Sesto (loan) 7 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 08:39, 1 July 2021 (UTC)

Zak Ruggiero (born 9 January 2001) is an English footballer who plays as a forward for Crotone.

Club career

On 11 September 2019, he signed his first professional contract with Crotone for a term of 5 years.[1]

He made his Serie B debut for Crotone on 29 December 2019 in a game against Trapani. He substituted Junior Messias in the 85th minute.[2]

On 25 September 2020 he was loaned to Serie C club Pro Vercelli.[3] On 1 February 2021, he was sent on another Serie C loan to Pro Sesto.[4]

Personal life

His father is Italian and his mother English. He was born in England but moved to Crotone a few months later.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Zak Ruggiero, rossoblù fino al 2024!" (Press release) (in Italian). Crotone. 11 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Crotone v Trapani game report". Soccerway. 29 December 2019.
  3. ^ "Nanni al Cesena e Zak alla Pro Vercelli" (in Italian). Crotone. 25 September 2020.
  4. ^ "TRE OPERAZIONI IN CHIUSURA DI CALCIOMERCATO" (in Italian). Pro Sesto. 1 February 2021.