Luca Enrico Roberto Morisi, born on February 22, 1991, is an Italian professional rugby union player who primarily plays as a centre. Currently, he represents London Irish in the English Premiership. Morisi has also been a key figure in the Italian national team, making his debut in a test match against England during the 2012 Six Nations Championship.
Morisi's professional career began with Milano in Serie A, where he showcased his talent and potential as a young player. He then moved to Crociati before joining Benetton Treviso in 2011, where he spent an impressive eleven seasons. Initially, he played as a permit player under a contract with Crociati before officially becoming a part of Benetton Treviso.
Throughout his career, Morisi has proven himself as a skilled and versatile player. He has represented Italy at various levels, including the under-20 team from 2009 to 2011. His consistent performances earned him a call-up to the Italian senior squad in January 2012, leading to his debut in the Six Nations Championship.
Morisi's journey has not been without setbacks. He suffered a knee ligament injury in a warm-up game prior to the 2015 Rugby World Cup, preventing his participation in the tournament. Despite the setback, Morisi displayed resilience and continued to contribute to the growth of Italian rugby.
In April 2017, Morisi extended his contract with Benetton Treviso, demonstrating his commitment to the club. By December 2019, he had amassed 53 appearances for Treviso, proving his reliability and consistency on the field.
His performances earned him a place in the Italian squad for the 2019 Six Nations Championship, where he added to his previous Six Nations appearances. Morisi's physical skills, adaptability, and ability to perform at a high level have made him a valuable asset to his teams.
Morisi's move to London Irish in the English Premiership highlights his ambition and desire to further develop his skills and experience new challenges in his rugby career.
Luca Enrico Roberto Morisi's dedication to the sport and his contributions to Italian rugby make him a respected figure in the rugby community.
Ahead of the Rugby World Cup 2023, Morisi has been named in the squad for Italy.
|2023 - present
|2012 - 2022
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|2013 - 2024