Andrea Masi rugby player
Andrea Masi rugby player

Andrea Masi

30th Mar 1981 1.86m/92kg Fullback

The utility back has changed position throughout the back line numerous times over his career. Recognised as a promising player at an early age, he made his first cap for L’Aquila at 16. He made his debut for Italy at the age of 18 against Spain. Although he became a regular he did not make his Six Nations debut until 2003.

He joined Viadana in 2003, moved to Biarritz in 2006, then onto Racing Metro in 2009 followed by a season at Aironi. In 2012 he then moved to London Wasps. He was named the 2011 Six Nations player of the championship, and since has been an ever present in the Italian national set up. In 2015 he was named in the 31 man squad for the Rugby World Cup.

Due to an injury sustained in the 2015 World Cup, Masi was medically advised to retire in June 2016.

(LS June 2016)

Career

L'Aquila
Fullback
1999 - 2003
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Fullback
2003 - 2006
TamponBOPB_2007grand014349 Biarritz Olympique
Fullback
2006 - 2009
logo_racing2 Racing 92
Fullback
2009 - 2011
aironi Aironi
Fullback
2011 - 2012
italy Italy
Fullback
1999 - 2016
ws Wasps
Fullback
2012 - 2016