Marco was born in Vercelli on 23 June 1999. His big passions include cycling, athletics, basketball, handball, tennis, swimming, football and rowing. His very favourite sports, however, are boxing and roller hockey, which he has played for eight years. On 19 June 2013, he fell from a roof while trying to get a ball back, with the accident causing him to lose his right leg. In the face of that sad experience, Marco has shown his battling spirit and willpower, surrounding himself with people that love him and encourage him never to give up.