MATTEO: I'm impulsive, helpful and simple-minded. And, less unexpected, I'm a model and personal trainer.
BOOM: What did you do before the modeling/p. trainer career?
MATTEO: I have played soccer for 10 years. I've always been active in sports.
BOOM: How does the gym/sport make you feel
MATTEO: It's a job but also a big passion, I have felt it since I was a kid. I have met a lot of friends in this field. We are all united by the passion for the gym and sports.
BOOM: Which part of the body you prefer to work on?
MATTEO: The back and the biceps.
BOOM: Funniest modelling experience so far
MATTEO: I had this job for North Face and they asked me to pose with a fire extinguisher and then throw it away (haha). And another one for Vans, I had to dance hip-hop in front of the photographer - it was funny when the client joined me dancing with everyone watching!
BOOM: For my last meal on earth, I'd choose....
MATTEO: Cappelletti (an italian type of pasta), of course. ;)
BOOM: The most inspiring person you've met
MATTEO: Sylvester Stallone! - (laughs).
BOOM: The story of how you got discovered
MATTEO: My mum always wanted me to be a model (lol) but it became reality when a friend of mine introduced me to a fashion agency here in Milan.
BOOM: The best place in Milan where you love to spend your free time
MATTEO: Usually I spend my free time in the gym or in Parco sempione. I love to train in the nature.
BOOM: Pros & Cons of being a model
MATTEO: Pros of being a model is that I get to travel the world and meet interesting people, cons would be the ridiculous amount of waiting around at castings, some clients don’t really respect models, or our time.
BOOM: What is daily beauty routine
MATTEO: I don’t have a beauty routine, does the gym count?
BOOM: What’s your favourite brand?
MATTEO: My favorite brands are by any chance Philipp Plein and Versace.
BOOM: Best movie/Serie you suggest?
MATTEO: Straight outta compton.
BOOM: Your favourite quote of all time?
MATTEO: "Never give up."
BOOM: Plans for the future?
MATTEO: To be an inspiration for the young. To be motivational enough for the people around me, my friends and my training clients/colleagues.
BOOM: We're done! Anything to say to our insta/facebook followers?
MATTEO: Sure! Never give up on your dreams.