PORTLAND, Ore. – Champions League champion AC Milan announced today the travel roster for its Primavera team (U-21), which is scheduled to play the Portland Timbers on June 19 in the Esurance AC Milan U-21 vs. Timbers Exhibition Match presented by Peroni Italy & KINK.fm at PGE Park at 7 p.m.
Featured on AC Milan Primavera’s roster are three players who played with AC Milan’s first team during the 2006-07 season – defender Matteo Darmian, and midfielders Alex Guerci and Luca Antonelli.
Antonelli, 20, was called up to the first team 12 times during the season, more than any other Primavera player. He made appearances in two Italian Cup victories over Brescia and a Serie A match against Udinese on Dec. 23.
AC Milan Primavera’s roster also includes midfielder Davide Ancelotti - the son of AC Milan head coach Carlo Ancelotti, a former Italian International and 1990 World Cup participant. Davide Ancelotti, 17, played for AC Milan’s U-18 squad during the 2006-07 season.
AC Milan Primavera Travel Roster:
GK Daniel Offredi – Was 3-0-4 in seven Primavera matches.
GK Michelle Guerini
Def. Luca Antonelli – made three appearances with AC Milan’s first team.
Def. Matteo Bruscagin
Def. Matteo Darmian – made two appearances with AC Milan’s first team.
Def. Antonello Flena
Mid. Davide Ancelotti
Mid. Riccardo Caraglia
Mid. Alex Guerci – played in one match with AC Milan’s first team .
Mid. Simone Malacarne
Mid. Davide Rampinini
Mid. Ferdinando Vitofrancesco – scored four goals during the U-21 season.
For. Sederico Poppiaradi
For. Pierre Aubameyang – together with brother, Willy, scored 20 goals during the season.
For. Alessandro Cattalan
For. Enrico da Ros
For. Enrico Travaini – scored seven goals during the 06-07 Primavera season.
For. Kingsley Umunegbu
AC Milan Primavera visits Portland on a leg of its preseason U.S. tour, arranged by International Sports Events. The U-21 squad of Champions League champion, AC Milan, will also play the Minnesota Thunder of the USL First Division on its tour.
Starting at $17, tickets for the AC Milan Primavera match on June 19 are available at the PGE Park box office, area Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com
and by phone at (503) 244-4400. Discounted group tickets and ticket packages are available by calling (503) 553-5555.