|Date of birth||26 December 1984|
Leonardo Ghiraldini is a powerful, ball-carrying hooker. He has spent his club career with Calvisano and Treviso. His Italian debut came in 2006 against Japan and by 2008 he had made the number two shirt his own. Ghiradlini featured in one match at the 2007 World Cup. In the 2011 Six Nations, Ghiraldini made more metres than any other hooker.