Emiliano Viviano, born in 1985 in Fiesole, Italy, started in the youth squads of Italian clubs, more precisely in Fiorentina and Brescia. In 2004 he was loaned to AC Cesena where he began his professional career.
Altogether he has represented 6 Italian clubs throughout his 14 years as a professional footballer, after his training. During the 2013/2014 season, he represented Arsenal on loan from Palermo.
Well-known in the Italian league, the 32-year-old has arrived at Sporting CP this season, presenting himself as a strong contender as the team's main goalkeeper.