Italian midfielder Alberto Aquilani was destined for a phenomenal career until several injury issues prevented him from reaching the pinnacle of his career. While his club career suffered a great deal because of the injuries, his national team career was also not spared.
The injuries suffered by Alberto Aquilanipartly contributed to his return of just 38 caps for the Italian national team over a period of eight years. The ex-AS Roma and Liverpool midfielder played for Italy from 2006 to 2014, netting five goals in the process.
Hewas one of the players who featured for at leastsix majoryouth teams over the last two decades. He played for the u-16, u-17, u-18, u-19, u-20 and u-21 teams before making his debut for the senior team.