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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

  • Gianluca Vialli
    Gianluca Vialli Full Name : Gianluca Vialli Date Of Birth: July 9, 1964 Place of Birth: Cremona, Italy Height: - Position: Striker National Career: 1985-1992 Caps: 59 (16) Gianluca Vialli (born July 9, 1964 in Cremona) is a retired Italian football striker and manager. Playing Career Vialli's career started in 1980 when, signing for local club Cremonese. After scoring ten goals for the club in the 1983-84…

Historical Games

  • Italy - Brazil (World Cup 70 - Final)
    Italy - Brazil (World Cup 70 - Final) Sizzling Brazil stun the Azteca The fitting culmination to what was, in the eyes of most observers, the quintessential FIFA World Cup ™ tournament. This match had all the ingredients of a great final - goals, end-to-end football and star players. In the end, Pele, Jairzinho and Carlos Alberto got the better of Facchetti, Rivera and Riva in a match which, for over an hour,…

Stadiums

  • Stadio Olimpico
    Stadio Olimpico The Stadio Olimpico is the main and largest sports facility of Rome, Italy. It is located within the Foro Italico sports complex on the north of the city. An asset of the Italian National Olympic Committee, the structure is intended primarily for football. It is the home stadium of Serie A clubs Lazio and Roma, the venue of the final Coppa Italia, the home venue…

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