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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

  • Paolo Rossi
    Paolo Rossi Full Name : Paolo Rossi Date Of Birth: September 23, 1956 Place of Birth: Santa Lucia, Italy Height: - Position: Striker National Career: 1977-1986 Caps: 48 (20) http://www.pablitorossi.com/ Paolo Rossi (born September 23, 1956) is an Italian former football (soccer) player. In 1982, he led Italy to the 1982 FIFA World Cup title, scoring six goals to win the Golden Boot and the Golden Ball.…

Historical Games

  • Italy - Brazil (World Cup 82 - second round)
    Italy - Brazil (World Cup 82 - second round) Rossi wakes to flatten favourites It was the stuff of dreams for Italy, and the stuff of nightmares for Brazil. For the neutral it was sheer delight, though the purist might have been forgiven for shedding a tear or two. It was the day Italy - and, in particular, Paolo Rossi -sprung sensationally to life at the 1982 FIFA World Cup™ to beat the finest…

Stadiums

  • Juventus Stadium
    Juventus Stadium Juventus Stadium is an all-seater association football stadium in the Vallette borough of Turin, Italy, and the home of Serie A club Juventus. The stadium was built on the site of Juventus's and Torino's former home, Stadio delle Alpi, and is the only fully owned football stadium in Serie A. It was opened at the start of the 2011–12 season and has a capacity of…

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