MILAN - Francesco Bolzoni has renewed his contract with the club until 30 June 2012. The midfielder, born in Lodi on 7 May 1989, signed his new deal this morning at F.C. Internazionale's headquarters in via Durini, Milan.
Bolzoni joined Inter's academy from San Colombano al Lambro aged 11. After playing for Roberto Samaden's Under-13 team he came up through the ranks, captaining Inter Primavera to the Scudetto in May 2007 and the Carnival Cup in February 2008.
He made his first-team debut in the second leg of Inter's 2006/07 Tim Cup semi-final against Sampdoria on 1 February 2007, and has since collected five more first-team appearances, including two in the Champions League.
A regular fixture in Italy's youth teams, Bolzoni became the second youngest player ever to his make debut for the Azzurri Under-21s in a match against Faroe Islands on 21 November 2007.