Phil Di Bennardo

Filippo "Phil" Di Bennardo (born April 20, 1997) is a Canadian professional soccer player who currently plays for the Toronto FC Academy.

Phil Di Bennardo
Personal information
Full name Filippo Di Bennardo
Date of birth (1997-04-20) April 20, 1997
Place of birth Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
TFC Academy
Youth career
TFC Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2017– Toronto FC III 1 (0)
2015– Toronto FC II 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of May 6, 2017

Career

Club

Di Bennardo started his career with Woodbridge SC at the age of four. He later joined the Toronto FC Academy.[1] He joined affiliate club Toronto FC II on loan during the 2015 USL season, where he made two appearances. He made his professional debut on September 5, 2015 in a 3-2 victory over FC Montreal, before also featuring in a 3-2 defeat to Rochester Rhinos on September 25.[2]

International

Di Bennardo's first international involvement came at the age of 15, when he was selected by Michael Findlay for the Mexico Cup of Nations Under-15 squad in 2012. His next opportunity came in 2015, when Rob Gale included him in an Under-20 development camp in Mexico. However, the goalkeeper is yet to make an international appearance.[1]

References

  1. "Canada Soccer". canadasoccer.com. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
  2. "Canada - F. Di Bennardo - Profile with news, career statistics and history - Soccerway". int.soccerway.com. Retrieved 2016-03-27.
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