Mattia Caldara is an Italian professional football player who currently plays as a center-back. He was born on May 5, 1994, in Bergamo, Italy. Caldara began his youth career at local club Atalanta, where he eventually made his professional debut in 2014. During his time at Atalanta, Caldara established himself as one of the most promising young defenders in Serie A. His performances earned him a move to Juventus in 2018, where he was immediately loaned back to Atalanta for the 2018-2019 season. Caldara's time at Juventus was marred by injuries, limiting his playing time. In 2020, he was loaned to AC Milan for the season, with an option to buy included in the deal. However, he struggled with injuries once again and returned to Juventus at the end of the loan spell. He is known for his excellent defensive abilities, aerial prowess, and composure on the ball. Caldara has also represented Italy at various youth levels and made his senior debut in 2018. Overall, Caldara's career has been hindered by injuries, but he remains highly regarded for his defensive skills.