Player Details


Matteo Mancosu


Mat-teo Man-ko-zu


5' 10"


174 lbs

Date of Birth

12.22.1984 (38)


Cagliari, Italy



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Career Summary

Signed a two-year contract with the Impact on March 2... Finished fourth on the Impact with six goals, while adding two assists, in 26 games, including 20 starts, and 1,745 minutes… Scored the Impact’s 250th goal since joining MLS in 2012, on June 10 in Kansas City… Chosen twice the Videotron Player of the Game… Scored one goal in two Canadian Championship starts.

2016: Acquired on loan by the Impact from Italian club Bologna Fc 1909 on July 7… Recorded three goals and four assists in 15 regular season games, including seven starts, and 772 minutes in his first MLS season… Made his MLS debut on July 17 against New York City FC… Scored his first career goal on July 23 against Philadelphia… Recorded his first career MLS assist on July 31 at D.C. United… Named once the Videotron Player of the Game… Won the Members’ Goal of the Month in October… Started all five MLS Cup Playoffs games, registering four goals and two assists.

2015-16: Scored two goals in 21 games and 899 minutes in his first season in Serie A… Started the season with Bologna FC before being loaned for the second part of the season to Carpi F.C. 1909 on January 12… Appeared in two Coppa Italia games, scoring for Carpi in a 2-1 quarterfinal loss against A.C. Milan.

2014-15: Scored 10 goals in 19 games, including 17 starts, and 1,546 minutes with Trapani in Serie B, before being acquired by Bologna FC in January 2015… Helped Bologna win its Serie A promotion, appearing in 15 regular season games, including nine as a starter, and two playoff games.

2013-14: Finished as the top goal-scorer in Serie B, scoring 26 goals in his first season in the Italian second division with club Trapani Calcio… Played a total of 40 games, including 35 starts, and 3,407 minutes… Recorded four multi-goal games and scored twice in three Coppa Italia games.

2012-13: Joined club Trapani Calcio in the Lega Pro Prima Divisione in January… Helped Trapani win promotion to Serie B, scoring 15 goals in 29 regular season games… Scored one goal in two Coppa Italia Lega Pro games and played two Coppa Italia games… Also scored one goal in two Supercoppa di Lega Pro games.

2011-12: Scored five goals in 20 Lega Pro Seconda Divisione with club US Latina Calcio… Also scored one goal in two Coppa Italia Lega Pro games and appeared in two Supercoppa di Lega di Seconda Divisione games.

2010-11: Scored 20 goals in 37 Lega Pro Seconda Divisione with club Vigor Lamezia, while appearing in two playoffs games… Also scored one goal in four Coppa Italia Lega Pro games.             

2006-2010: Played three seasons in Serie D with club Villacidrese, helping the team win promotion to the Lega Pro Seconda Divisione in 2008/09… Played his first career season in 2D in 2009-10.

2005-2006: Played one season and a half with club Nuorese, helping the team win its promotion to Serie D in June 2015, and then its promotion to Serie C2 after finishing first in its division during the 2005-06 season.

2001-2005: Scored seven goals in 53 Serie D games and two goals in seven Coppa Italia Serie D games in three seasons and a half with Athletico Calcio.

Part of the youth system of hometown club Scuola Calcio Johannes.

Son of Sandro Mimo and Paoletta Mancosu… Has two brothers, Marco and Marcello, who have also played professional football in Italy.