Davide Moretti, also known as “Moro”, was born in Bologna on 25th March 1998, across the two famous Euroleague derby on 24th and 26th, between Virtus Bologna and Fortitudo Bologna: an Epic series.
Heights 6’3, plays basketball as a combo guard.
He is Mariolina Tozzi and Paolo’s son and has a younger brother, Niccolo’, born in 2004, that plays basketball as well.
His dad, Paolo Moretti, was a great professional basketball player across 90s and now is a coach.
With his clubs, as a player he won 3 Italian Championship with Virtus Bologna (1992/1993, 1993/1994, 1994/1995), 2 Italian Cup with Scaligera Verona (1991) and Fortitudo Bologna (1998) and 2 Italian Supercup with Virtus Bologna (1996) and Fortitudo Bologna (1998).
Davide Moretti started play basketball really early, in all the various youth clubs team where his dad played (Roseto degli Abruzzi) and then coached (Siena, Catanzaro, Ancona, Livorno, Reggio Calabria, Brindisi, Pistoia).
In 2013, in Genova, won the Regionals Trophy Tournament with Tuscany, during the Final, helped his team and dropped 37 points, to reach the victory after an over time, against Piemonte.
Davide Moretti receives his mom’s hug, after the victory
During 2013/2014 season he played with Stella Azzurra Rome, in the two youth teams and also in the Italian League B championship. On the under 17 championship he arrived 4th in all the country and put into the best 5 players.
ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAMS
During 2013/2014 season was selected for the first time and played with under 16 Italian team under 16 European Championship, at the end they qualified for the under 17 World Championship next year.
He played also in under 18 and under 20 European Championship.
In 2014 was selected for the Jordan Brand Classic, in Barcelona
In 2015 he was selected for the Basketball Without Borders, in Gran Canaries (Spain).
In 2016, in Mannheim (Germany), he played with the under 18 Italian team the “Albert Schweitzer” tournament (a kind of World Championship), and he reached the Bronze medal and put into the best 5 players.
In 2016, in Samsun (Turkey), he won the Bronze medal at the under 18 European Championship like team’s captain, and put into the best 5 players.
From 2013 to 2017, in total, played: 2x under16 European Championship, 1x under17 World Championship, 2x under18 European Championship and 2x under20 European Championship.