A product of the Roma football academy, Alessandro Crescenzi signed a professional contract with the club in 2008. The following year, at the age of 17, he made his debut Serie A appearance for Roma. This ended up being the only game he ever played for the team.
In the summer of 2009, Roma lent Crescenzi to Grosseto of the Serie B (2nd tier). The following season, he was loaned to another Serie B side, Crotone where he became a permanent starter. In August 2011, he was loaned to Serie A’s Bari for the entire season and played as a starter there as well. In 2012, he was loaned to Serie A’s Pescara. The following year, he played at yet another Serie A club, Novara. During the 2013-2014 season, he was loaned to AC Ajaccio of the French Ligue 1 (1st tier). He was then loaned to Novara and Perugia. During the 2015-2016 season, Roma loaned him to Pescara for the second time.
After a good performance during the 2015-2016 season, which resulted in Pescara getting promoted to the Serie A, Pescara bought Crescenzi from Roma for a transfer fee of €300,000. Between 2016 and 2018, he played a combined total of 50 Serie A and Serie B games for the club.
Hellas Verona (2018-)
On July 12, 2018, Hellas Verona bought Crescenzi from Pescara for a transfer fee of €250,000. In 2020, Verona lent Crescenzi to Serie B’ s Cremonese.
Interviews, opinions and scandals
Plate Incident at Bari
While at Bari, Crescenzi’s teammates Zdeněk Zlámal and Salvatore Masiello had a conflict. As the altercation escalated, Masiello threw a plate that accidentally hit Alessandro Crescenzi. The resulting wound took 40 stitches to remedy. As a result of his actions, Salvatore Masiello’s contract was terminated.