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How was Italy achievement at Euro 2012
 

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Most capped players

As of 29 February 2012, the players with the most caps for Italy are:

# Name Career Caps Goals
1 Fabio Cannavaro 1997–2010 136 2
2 Paolo Maldini 1988–2002 126 7
3 Gianluigi Buffon 1997–present 113 0
4 Dino Zoff 1968–1983 112 0
5 Gianluca Zambrotta 1999–2010 98 2
6 Giacinto Facchetti 1963–1977 94 3
7 Alessandro Del Piero 1995–2008 91 27
8 Andrea Pirlo 2002–present 82 9
9 Marco Tardelli 1976–1985 81 6
Franco Baresi 1981–1994 81 1
Giuseppe Bergomi 1982–1998 81 6

Bold denotes still active players.

Top goalscorers

As of 29 February 2012, the players with the most goals for Italy are:

# Name Career Goals Caps Goals per match
1 Luigi Riva 1965–1974 35 42 0.83
2 Giuseppe Meazza 1930–1939 33 53 0.62
3 Silvio Piola 1935–1952 30 34 0.88
4 Roberto Baggio 1988–2004 27 56 0.48
Alessandro Del Piero 1995–2008 27 91 0.28
6 Adolfo Baloncieri 1920–1930 25 47 0.53
Filippo Inzaghi 1997–2007 25 57 0.44
Alessandro Altobelli 1980–1988 25 61 0.41
9 Christian Vieri 1997–2005 23 49 0.47
Francesco Graziani 1975–1983 23 64 0.36

Bold denotes still active players.

Top goalscorers in World Cup

# Name World Cups Goals
1 Roberto Baggio Baggio scored twice in the 1990 World Cup in Italy, five times in Italy’s run to the final at World Cup 1994, and twice more in the 1998 World Cup. 9
2 Paolo Rossi Rossi netted three times in the 1978 World Cup, but his crowning achievement came four years later. He won the Golden Shoe at the 1982 World Cup, scoring six goals to lead Italy to the title. 9
3 Christian Vieri Vieri scored five times in the 1998 World Cup, and he added four more in the 2002 World Cup. Were he fit in 2006, he could have added to his total. 8