Who are we

The Tax Advice
for professional football

Plusoccer® is a multidisciplinary firm operating exclusively in the professional football sector.
The highly specialised skills in tax law and sports law applied to professional football, the over ten years of experience in the sector, as well as the trustworthy international network built over time make Plusoccer® professionals a point of reference in tax and legal advice for football clubs, sports agents and professional footballers.

Chartered Accountants

Gianluca Zavatti
  • Head of Rome office
  • Graduated in Economics at LUISS Guido Carli in Rome
  • Registered in the Order of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts of Rome (AA_008507)
  • Registered in the Register of Statutory Auditors
  • Expert in domestic and international tax law applied to professional football; for more than fifteen years, he has been providing assistance and tax advice to professional footballers and professional football clubs, also in the context of economic relations with resident and non-resident sports agents
  • Member of the International Tax Commission of the Order of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts of Rome
  • Lecturer at the Altalex preparation course for Sports Agent exam
  • Languages: Italian, Spanish and English
Stefano Trettel
  • Graduated in Economics at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan
  • Registered in the Order of Chartered Accountants and Accounting Experts of Busto Arsizio (A 310)
  • Registered in the Register of Statutory Auditors
  • Tax law expert; for nearly twenty years, he has been supervising the tax and accounting issues of clubs belonging to one of the main Italian private groups, always placed at the highest levels of professional football in their respective leagues
  • Author of articles dealing with tax issues for football world published in particular on “il Fisco”, a specialist newspaper of which he is a member of the scientific committee
  • Lecturer at serveral conferences and masters in sports law
  • Languages: Italian and English

Lawyers

Maurizio Maria Scaccabarozzi
  • Head of Lecco office
  • Graduated in Law at the University of Milan
  • Admitted to the Italian Bar
  • Admitted to practice before the Court of Cassation
  • Sports Law Expert; for more than fifteen years, he has been providing legal and disciplinary assistance and advice in favour of sports agents, professional footballers and professional football clubs
  • Member of the CONI 2020/2021 examining commission – General test of sports agents’ license exam for registration in the National Register
  • Expert in Private Law at the LUM Jean Monnet University of Bari
  • Languages: Italian and English
Giulio Chiarizia
  • Graduated in Law at the University of Rome La Sapienza
  • Admitted to the Italian Bar
  • Admitted to practice before the Court of Cassation
  • Expert in domestic and international tax law and in tax litigation, also before supranational jurisdictions (European Court of Human Rights and Court of Justice of the European Union), with experience in the tax defence of football clubs and professional footballers
  • Co-author of the volumes “Diritto tributario, CEDU e diritti fondamentali dell’U.E.”, “Il codice del contenzioso tributario” and “Violazioni e sanzioni delle leggi tributarie”
  • Lecturer at several conferences on tax matters, especially with regard to relations with the ECHR
  • Languages: Italian and English