Luca Cigarini

Squad No. 8
Date of Birth June 20, 1986
Age 36
Height 175cm
Position Midfielder
Birthplace Montecchio Emilia
Previous Clubs Cagliari Calcio

Luca Cigarini (born 20 June 1986) is an Italian professional footballer who plays for Crotone as a midfielder.

Cigarini was one of the notable youth products in the 2005 Parma squad, alongside Daniele Dessena.

After Parma was relegated to Serie B in June 2008, Cigarini was sold to Atalanta in join-ownership bid, for €4.5 million on 11 July.

On 3 July 2009, Cigarini signed for Napoli from Atalanta on a five-year deal for €10.5 million. Atalanta paid Parma €3.5 million plus half the registration rights of Alessio Manzoni to sign Cigarini outright.

On 2 August 2010, Cigarini joined Sevilla FC on a loan deal for the 2010–11 season who paid €292,500 for the loan and, upon conclusion of the season, had the option to purchase the midfielder for €7 million.

Return to Atalanta
Cigarini returned to Atalanta on loan in summer 2011 for free. On 4 July 2012, the loan was renewed for €1.25 million loan fee.

On 5 July 2013, after spending two seasons on loan with Atalanta, a co-ownership deal was agreed to with Napoli for €2.75 million. Cigarini continued to play for Atalanta for the upcoming 2013–14 Serie A season. Cigarini scored his first goal of the season against Lazio on 20 October. In June 2014 Atalanta acquired Cigarini outright for €2.35 million. Atalanta paid €5.75 million transfer fee in total to re-acquire Cigarini.

After spending five years with Atalanta, Cigarini made the switch from Bergamo to Genoa, signing a permanent deal with Sampdoria.

In 2017, Cigarini moved to Serie A rivals Cagliari in an exchange deal with Nicola Murru.

On 8 September 2020, Cigarini signed with Crotone a 2-years contract.