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FIGC

Founded: 1898
FIFA affiliation: 1905
UEFA affiliation: 1954
National Stadium: Roma Stadio Olimpico
Capacity: 82,922
President: Giancarlo Abete
Head Coach: Cesare Prandelli
Official Website: www.figc.it

Honors

FIFA World Cup: 1934, 1938, 1982, 2006 (4 Titles)
Runner-up: 1970, 1994 (2 Titles)
3rd place (1990)
UEFA Championship: 1968
Runner-up: 2000
Olympic: 1936
Central European Championship: 1927-30, 1933-35 (2 Titles)
World Military Cup: 1950, 1951, 1956, 1959, 1973, 1987, 1989, 1991 (8 Titles)

Records

Caps: Fabio Cannavaro (136)
Top Scorer: Luigi Riva (35)
Most Titled Coach: Vittorio Pozzo (2 World Cup Championship)

FIFA Ranking

Last Updated 07 November 2012

 

Rnk Team Pts
1 Spain 1564
2 Germany 1421
3 Argentina 1349
4 Portugal 1178
5 Italy 1169
6 England 1167
7 Netherlands 1128
8 Colombia 1110
9 Russia 1084
10 Uruguay 1047

Poll

How was Italy achievement at Euro 2012
 
Prandelli: We were right to experiment against France

Prandelli: We were right to experiment against France

  Cesare Prandelli is of the opinion that Italy's performance in the 1-2 loss to France merited at least a draw. The former Fiorentina and Roma coach experimented with a…

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Azzurri Lets France Won Their First Match In Italy

Azzurri Lets France Won Their First Match In Italy

  France came from behind to secure a 2-1 win over Italy, who had dominated for much of the match, in an international friendly at the Ennio Tardini. Chances were…

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Azzurri lineup against France - Buffon and Pirlo out

Azzurri lineup against France - Buffon and Pirlo out

  Cesare Prandelli choose his starting lineup to face France, without veteran Buffon and Pirlo. (4-3-3) Sirigu; Maggio, Barzagli, Chiellini, Balzaretti; Montolivo, Verratti, Marchisio; Candreva, Balotelli, El Shaarawy.    

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Chiellini backs Italy's next generation to shine

Chiellini backs Italy's next generation to shine

  Giorgio Chiellini is backing Italy's next generation to shine on Wednesday and says it will be strange lining up without Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo. Cesare Prandelli has opted…

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Specials

  • Azzurri Legend Paolo Rossi Hails Italian Young Strikers
    Azzurri Legend Paolo Rossi Hails Italian Young Strikers World Cup winner Paolo Rossi is enthused by the array of attacking talent emerging in Italy. The legendary Italian striker become a hero with the Azzuri faithful after galvanising his side to World Cup success in 1982, scoring a hat-trick against Brazil along the way. Now the 55-year-old, sees a promising future unfolding with plenty of young striking options coming through the ranks ready to…

Legends

  • Roberto Boninsegna
    Roberto Boninsegna Full Name :Roberto Boninsegna Date Of Birth: November 13, 1943 Place of Birth: Mantova, Italy Height: - Position: Striker Current Club: - (retired) National Career: 1967-1974 Caps: 22(9) He started his career in Serie B (Italian 2nd divisione) with FC Potenza. Boninsegna gained a status as an efficient striker with Internazionale and Italy in the 1970s. In Serie A he totalled 171 goals in 281…

Historical Games

  • Italy - Germany (World Cup 82 - final)
    Italy - Germany (World Cup 82 - final) Italians triumph in heavyweight rumble Under a bright blue Spanish sky, the two best teams in the 1982 FIFA World Cup Spain™ - Italy and West Germany - played out a highly anticipated final and few of the millions to see the match came away disappointed. A second half outburst by the Italians saw them lift their first FIFA World Cup trophy since 1938, while…

Stadiums

  • Stadio San Paolo
    Stadio San Paolo Stadio San Paolo is a multi-purpose stadium in the western suburb of Fuorigrotta in Naples, Italy, and is the third largest football stadium in Italy after the San Siro and Stadio Olimpico. For the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, it hosted the football preliminaries. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home of Napoli. The stadium was built in 1959 and…

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