APPIANO GENTILE - Academy players Denis Alibec (striker), Luca Caldirola (defender) and Lorenzo Crisetig (midfielder) have been called up to the first team for the 2009 TIM Trophy triangular tournament (two 45-minute matches against Juventus and AC Milan).
Here are their profiles:
Denis Alibec (pictured), was born in Constanta, Romania on 5 January 1991. He started playing football at the age of 9 and spent three years with Callatis before joining Farul Constanta aged 12. During his four seasons with Farul, Alibec spent six months at Steaua Bucharest, with whom he played a UEFA Cup match against Anorthosis. Currently a member of Fulvio Pea's Inter Primavera squad, Denis has played for his country's Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19 and Under 21 teams.
Shirt numero 47.
Luca Caldirola was born in Desio, near Milan on 1 February 1991. He played for Base 96 from the age of 4 to 8, after which he joined Inter's academy. He has played for all of Inter's youth teams, from the Pulcini to the Primavera, winning national titles with the Under-15s in 2006 and the Under-17s in 2008, and a Carnival Cup with the Under-19s in 2008. Luca was called up to the first team for last summer's friendly match against Bayern Munich (Pirelli Cup) and the LG Tournament in Amsterdam. He has played for Italy's Under-16, Under-17, Under-18 and Under-19 teams.
Shirt number 46.
Lorenzo Crisetig, was born in Cividale del Friuli on 20 January 1993. After a season at Audace di San Leonardo when he was still 9, he joined Udine side Donatello, where he remained for five years before joining Inter's academy aged 14. Currently a member of Inter Primavera, Lorenzo has played for Inter's Under-15 and Under-17 teams. At international level, he has played for Italy's Under-16s and Under-17s, with whom he took part in the European Championship last April.
Shirt number 48.