Born on 3 January 1998, Patrick Cutrone is an Italian player and one of outstanding footballers who play for AC Milan as a forward.
Cutrone started playing football when he was five with an amateur five-a-side team in Como, Italy. At the age of 8 he joined Milan’s academy and spent the following eleven years in the club. In 2017, Cutrone was selected to Milan’s first team. On 21 May 2017, he completed his debut in the match against Bologna. He has scored 15 goals in the 2017-18 season until now.
Cutrone played for Italy at Italy U-15, U-16, U-17, U-18, and U-19 teams, making a total of 57 appearances and scoring 27 goals. In addition, he played games at both the 2015 European U-17 Championship and the 2016 European U-19 Championship. Cutrone helped the Italy U-21 team win the games against Spain and Slovenia.
In March 2018, he was called up to the Italy national team. He will play games against Argentina at the Etihad Stadium on March 23 and England at Wembley on March 29. Luigi Di Biagio, the manager of Italy national team, knows Cutrone very well from their days together at Italy U21. Cutrone said that he did not expect to be selected to the national team and hoped to get a chance to play as soon as possible. “The dream will never end, especially for young players like me. I haven’t achieved anything yet. The selection of the national team is an opportunity and I will try to hold it. It is a new start for me. I will continuously improve myself and make a great contribution to this country.” said Cutrone, “I was in the Milan Youth Team last year and I really didn’t think I could now train at the camp of the Italy national team. But I have shown what I can do. The coach of the youth team, Montella and Gattuso all helped me a lot.”
I Rossoneri (The Red and Blacks) started their 2017-18 season on 2 July 2017. Players of AC Milan first played games against Universitatea Craiova, a Romanian sports club. Ricardo Rodríguez’s one goal became the first goal of the Red and Blacks in the new season. Finally, they won Craiova(1-0).
Players of AC Milan worn the special third football shirt in this game. The brand new shirt was designed by a football fan through the Adidas platform Creator Studio. In addition to AC Milan, the third jerseys for Real Madrid, Manchester United, Juventus, Bayern Munich and Flamengo RJ were designed by fans, too.
The AC Milan third shirt is red and black, which continues the club’s tradition. Classic Adidas three stripes in red are put on shoulders. White Adidas logo and sponsor’s name are shown on the front of the shirt. Indispensable club crest is printed to pay tribute to the successful club. A small Italy national flag is placed at the back of the collar, showing the national pride.
Adizero technology makes the shirt lighter and more comfortable. Besides, climacool technology keeps players cool and dry.