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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

  • Dino Zoff
    Dino Zoff Full Name : Dino Zoff Date Of Birth: February 28, 1942 Place of Birth: Mariano del Friuli, Italy Height: 182 cm Position: Goalkeeper National Career: 1963-1972 Caps: 112 (0) Dino Zoff (born February 28, 1942) is an Italian former football goalkeeper and is the oldest winner ever of the World Cup, which he earned as captain of the Italian team in the 1982 tournament in…

Historical Games

  • Italy - Nigeria (World Cup 94 - round of 16)
    Italy - Nigeria (World Cup 94 - round of 16) Eagles grounded as Baggio wakes After Cameroon's dramatic run to the quarter-finals of the 1990 FIFA World Cup™, there were high hopes for Africa's representatives at USA 1994. The continent had three places for the first time and the Indomitable Lions were there again, still with the evergreen Roger Milla, as well as Morocco, who had become the first African side to reach the second…

Stadiums

  • Stadio San Nicola
    Stadio San Nicola The Stadio San Nicola is a multi-use all-seater stadium designed by Renzo Piano in Bari, Italy. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Associazione Sportiva Bari. It hosted the 1991 European Cup Final, won by Red Star Belgrade. The stadium itself resembles a 'flower'. To create this particular design, the stadium consists of 26 'petals' and upper tiers…

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