Bruno Fornaroli

Birth Day September 7th, 1987
Birth Place Salto
Age 36 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Virgo

Bruno Fornaroli Mezza, professionally known as Bruno Fornaroli is an Uruguayan professional football player. He plays as a forward. He currently plays for the A-Leauge club Perth Glory in Australia. Previously, he has played for several clubs such as Nacional, Sampdoria, San Lorenzo, Recreativo Huelva, Panathinaikos, Danubio, Figueirense, Melbourne City, and Perth Glory. 

He represented Uruguay U17 national team in 2017 but he was never called up to represent the Uruguay senior team. 

He has over 25.5k followers on his Instagram@brunofornaroli. 

What is Bruno Fornaroli Famous For?

  • Recipient of the 2015-16 Melbourne City Player of the Year.
  • Winner of 2015-16 A-League Golden Boot. 
  • Recipient of the 2016 Mark Viduka Medal.

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Where was Bruno Fornaroli Born?

Bruno Fornaroli was born on 7 September 1987. His birth name is Bruno Fornaroli Mezza. His birth place is in Salto in Uruguay. He holds Uruguayan nationality. He has Italian ancestry. Information about his parents and siblings will be updated soon. 

Bruno Fornaroli Football Career Timeline

Bruno Fornaroli started his football career from the youth academy of Nacional in 2005.

He was promoted to the Nacional first team in 2006. 

After playing two years for Nacional, he moved to Italy in 2008.

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He signed a 5-year contract worth 3 million Euro with Serie A club UC Sampdoria in July 2008. His annual salary was 300,000 Euros per year. 

He made his Serie A debut against Lazio in September 2008. 

Sampdoria loaned Fornaroli to Argentine Primera Division club San Lorenzo in February 2009.

He scored 2 goals during his loan spell at San Lorenzo. 

Sampdoria then loaned him to the Spanish Segunda Division club Recreativo Huelva in 2009. 

He scored only 2 goals in 17 appearances during his loan spell at Recreativo Huelva. 

Sampdoria called Fornaroli back to the team. However, he played only 3 minutes in the first half of the season. 

He was then loaned to Nacional, his former club in January 2011. 

Fornaroli scored 4 goals in 13 appearances during his loan spell at Nacional.

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Sampdoria relegated to Serie B and called Fornaroli to their team. 

However, Fornaroli failed to score in 11 appearances in the 2011-12 Serie B season. 

Following the end of the 2011-12 season, he signed a 3-year contract with Greek club Panathinaikos FC in July 2012. 

Fornaroli suffered another goal drought when he failed to score in 20 league and 7 continental appearances for the club. 

He terminated his contract with the club in September 2013. 

Fornaroli then returned to Uruguay and signed with Danubio FC in January 2014.

Fornaroli scored 5 goals in 25 appearances for Danubio.  

Fornaroli left the club in July 2015 to play football in Australia. 

He signed a 2-year deal with Melbourne City in August 2015. 

He made his Melbourne City debut against Wellington Phoenix in an FFA Cup, where he scored his debut goal for the club. 

He scored his debut A-League goal against Melbourne Victory. 

He became the quickest A-League player to score 11 goals in the league. 

He later became the first A-League player to score 20 goals in a regular-season after scoring a hat-trick against Sydney FC in March 2016. 

He finished the 2015-16 season as the A-League topscorer. He won the A-League Golden Boot award.

He was also named the joint winner of Melbourne City's Player of the Year award.

Following his impressive season, he signed a 3-year contract extension with the club in August 2016. 

Following Patrick Kisnorbo's retirement, Melbourne City announced Fornaroli as their captain in September 2016. 

He became the fastest player to score 30 goals in the A-League in 2016. 

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He finished the 2016-17 A-League season with 17 goals in 27 games. 

Fornaroli helped the club to win their first senior men's trophy as they defeated Sydney FC to win the 2016 FFA Cup. Fornaroli also received the Mark Viduka man of the match award in the final. 

In Fornaroli's victory speech, he uttered an expletive which saw him earn a reprimand from the Football Federation Australia. 

Melbourne City suffered a huge blow after Fornaroli suffered a broken ankle injury in an FFA Cup match against Hakoah Sydney City East FC in August 2017. 

The injury kept him out of football for a long time. 

He returned to football late but scored 5 goals in the last 6 matches of the 2017-18 season. 

Fornaroli spent a major portion of the 2018-19 season on the sidelines. He mutually terminated his contract with the club following the end of the 2018-19 season. 

He scored 57 goals in 83 appearances for Melbourne City before leaving the club. 

He then signed a 2-year deal with another A-League club Perth Glory in March 2019. 

He scored his first A-League goal for Perth Glory against Wellington Phoenix in October 2019.

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Bruno Fornaroli International Career

Bruno Fornaroli represented Uruguay U17 national team at the 2003 South American U17 Championship. 

He has never been called up for the Uruguay senior team. 


Uruguayan Primera Division 2010-11 (with Nacional)

Uruguayan Primera Division 2013-14 (with Danubio)

FFA Cup 2016 (with Melbourne City)

Melbourne City Player of the Year 2015-16

PFA A-League Team of the Season 2015-16

A-League Golden Boot 2015-16

Mark Viduka Medal 2016

Bruno Fornaroli Family

Source: Instagram@brunofornaroli

Who is Bruno Fornaroli Married to?

Bruno Fornaroli is a married man. He has a son and a daughter. He is living a happy family. More information about his personal life will be updated soon.

How tall is Bruno Fornaroli?

Bruno Fornaroli stands at a height of 1.75 m i.e. 5 feet and 9 inches tall. He has an athletic body build. He has dark brown eyes and his hair color is black. 

What is Bruno Fornaroli Net Worth?

Bruno Fornaroli earns from his professional football career. His income comes from contracts, salary, bonuses, and endorsements. He earned 300,000 million Euro per year while at Sampdoria. He later played for several clubs. His career in Melbourne City came out successful for him. His salary and net worth will be updated soon.

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