Date Of Birth: May 24th, 1978.
Place: Grumo Appula, Bari - Italy
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 80 Kg
Marital Status: Single
Team: Inter Milan - Italy
Official Website: www.ventola.com
family: his father Vito, his mother and his 3 years older brother, Domenico.
favorite dish: pasta & pesto sauce
* was born with 4,5 kg
* received the name Nicola, the same name of his grandfather as a homage
* his interest by football started when he was a child. In that time, he heard from his grandfather lots of stories about the Napoli, team of his grandfather. But who took him for the first time to a Football Stadium was his daddy.
* plays with the ball since his 3 or 4 years old
* debuted at Italian Serie A with 16 years old.
* since when started at the football, he never left the studies. This determination consumed years of sacrifice of him and also of his aaddy, because is not easy to join the study and the training schedules. Sometimes, his daddy brought him to the trainings twice a day.
* inscribed himself at the Jurisprudence Bari's High School in 1997.
* one of his best friends is Andrea Pirlo, also a young italian forward
* said in the beginning of his career that Gianfranco Zola is an exemple to be follow by all world's forwards