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Adriano Pellegrino

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Adriano Pellegrino
Personal information
Full name Adriano Pellegrino
Date of birth (1984-06-09) 9 June 1984 (age 36)
Place of birth Adelaide, Australia
Height 171 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Position(s) Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Adelaide City
Number 21
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000–2003 Adelaide City 57 (6)
2003–2004 Adelaide United 17 (1)
2004 Western Strikers 9 (13)
2005 MetroStars 19 (10)
2005–2006 Panachaiki 22 (4)
2006–2007 Adelaide City 28 (8)
2008 MetroStars 6 (1)
2008–2011 Perth Glory 76 (5)
2011–2013 Central Coast Mariners 14 (0)
2013 CCM Academy 11 (2)
2014 Kedah
2014 Asia Europe University 1 (0)
2014 Phnom Penh Crown 9 (3)
2015 Udon Thani 30 (5)
2016 Tulsa Roughnecks 11 (0)
2016 Nongbua Pitchaya
2017–2018 Western Strikers 38 (6)
2019– Adelaide City 23 (1)
National team
2002 Australia U-20 9 (2)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 7 December 2020
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 23 August 2011

Adriano Pellegrino (born 9 June 1984) is an Australian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Adelaide City.[1]


Club career

Pellegrino was with the NSL club Adelaide City between 2000 and 2003 before joining Adelaide United for the 2003-2004 NSL season.

In 2005, he signed for Greek club Panachaiki before returning to Australia to play for South Australian Super League club Adelaide City in 2007.

In 2008, he signed for A-League club Perth Glory FC. Adriano was voted the 2008/09 Most Glorious Player by his peers, garnering twenty three points for his performances throughout the season, eight points clear of runner up, Jamie Harnwell.[2] During that campaign he scored a sensational goal against Melbourne in Round 14 which was nominated for goal of the year.

In January 2010 he was linked to Scottish club Celtic. However, with the arrival of the Paul Slane to Celtic, Adriano decided to stay at Perth Glory.

On 15 April 2011 he signed for A-League outfit Central Coast Mariners.[3] He made his debut and scored in a pre season friendly 3-0 win against Blacktown City.He then went on to win the A-League title with the Mariners and play Asian Champions league for the Mariners.

He signed for Thai club Udon Thani F.C. in January 2015.[4]

International career

Pellegrino represented Australia as a member of the U-20 team that qualified for the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship.


  1. ^ "Adelaide City sign ex-Mariners title winner for FFA Cup showdown with Elizabeth Downs". FFA Cup. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
  2. ^ Pellegrino Perth’s best Archived 25 February 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 15 April 2011. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Mariners make double signing
  4. ^ UDFC make double signing
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