Rolando Mandragora was born in Naples on 29 June 1997. He is an Italian midfielder for Udinese, for the Italian National team and the National 21s, where he is also captain and set to play in the UEFA Under 21 Euros in June 2019. Rolando grew up in the youth academy of Genoa, with which he made his debut on the first team and in Serie A on 29 October 2014, at just age 17. After Genoa he was transferred on loan to Pescara in Serie B, where he asserted his abilities as a player and, despite an injury, was bought by Juventus in summer 2016. A new chapter in his career began with Udinese on 26 July 2018.