Federico Chiesa (Italian pronunciation: ; born 25 October 1997) is an Italian professional footballer who plays for Serie A club Fiorentina and the Italy national team. He primarily plays as a winger, but can also be deployed as a forward or an attacking midfielder.
Chiesa began his youth career with U.S. Settignanese from Settignano, (a frazione northeast of Florence), it was here that he had the privilege of visiting the Museo del calcio in Coverciano; the Azzurri's Museum of Football and also where Fiorentina legend Kurt Hamrin coached the Settignano youth players.
He joined Fiorentina in 2007. Initially a member of their Giovanili side, Chiesa was assigned to the under-19 squad for the 2014–15 season, and scored a single goal in seven appearances for their Primavera side. The following season, he made 23 appearances and scored seven goals. Chiesa signed his first professional contract with Fiorentina in February 2016.