Monday July 17 2017
Official: Maccarone goes to Australia

Australian club Brisbane Roar have announced the signing of former Empoli striker Massimo Maccarone on a one-year contract.

A statement on Brisbane’s official website adds Maccarone joins as “a marquee player” for next season.

The 38-year-old also becomes the second Italian player to deflect to the A-League from Serie A after Alessandro Del Piero, who spent two years with Sydney FC between 2012 and 2014.

Maccarone recently left Empoli on a free transfer after their relegation to Serie B and scored 101 goals in 284 appearances for the Tuscans over two spells.

Image courtesy @brisbaneroar via Twitter

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