Bruno Cerella is one of the most inspiring and popular basketball players in Italy. He has been a leader in every team in which he has played. He is known for his courage on the court and his strong defensive focus.

He is also admired for his work to help young people. He is co-founder of Slums Dunk, a charity whose mission is to support children from poor areas in Kenya and Zambia. During the off-season, he always goes to visit basketball academies in Africa.
Born in Bahía Blanca, Argentina, a city seeped in basketball tradition, where players such as Manu Ginobili were raised, his grandfather was of Italian heritage so he became an Italian citizen and moved to Italy at the age of 17.
He slowly established himself as a promising basketball player and from 2003 he played for seven teams, including Teramo in the first division. In 2013 he joined the leading Italian team Emporio Armani Milano, where he became a firm favourite for four year, making his debut in the European League.
In August 2017, he joined defending Italian champions Reyer Venezia on loan, and in 2017/18 the team won the FIBA European Cup.


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