Italy naitional fitbaa team

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Italy
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s) Gli Azzurri
(The Blues)
Association Italian Football Federation
Confederation UEFA
(Europe)
Heid coach Giampiero Ventura
Captain Gianluigi Buffon
Maist caps Gianluigi Buffon (165)
Tap scorer Luigi Riva (35)
FIFA code ITA
FIFA rankin 13 Steady (20 October 2016)
Heichest FIFA rankin 1 (November 1993, February 2007, April–June 2007, September 2007)
Lawest FIFA rankin 16 (April 1998, October 2010)
Elo rankin 11
Heichest Elo rankin 1 (June 1934 – March 1940, December 1940 – November 1945, July–August 2006)
Lawest Elo rankin 21 (November 1959)
First colours
Second colours
First internaitional
 Italy 6–2 Fraunce 
(Milan, Italy; 15 May 1910)
Biggest win
 Italy 9–0 Unitit States 
(Brentford, England; 2 August 1948)
Biggest defeat
 Hungary 7–1 Italy 
(Budapest, Hungary; 6 April 1924)
Warld Cup
Appearances 18 (First in 1934)
Best result Champions, 1934, 1938, 1982, 2006
European Championship
Appearances 8 (First in 1968)
Best result Champions, 1968
Confederations Cup
Appearances 2 (First in 2009)
Best result Third place, 2013

The Italian naitional fitbaal team (Italian: Nazionale italiana di calcio) represents Italy in association football an is controlled bi the Italian Fitbaa Federation (FIGC), the govrenin bouk for fitbaa in Italy. It is the seicont maist successful naitional team in the history o the Warld Cup ahind Brazil, haein won 4 titles (1934, 1938, 1982, 2006) an appearin in twa feenals (1970, 1994), reachin a third place (1990) an a fowert place (1978). They hae wan a European championship (1968) an aw, as well as appearin in twa ither feenals (2000, 2012), ane Olympic fitbaa tournament (1936) an twa Central European International Cups. Italy's heichest feenish at the Confederations Cup wis in 2013, when the squad achievit a third place feenish.

The naitional fitbaa team is kent as Gli Azzurri frae the tradeetional color o Italian naitional teams an athletes representin Italy. In its first twa matches, the Italian naitional team wore white shirts wi shorts frae the club o each player; the azur shirts wur introducit in the third match; (azzurro, in Italian) comes frae the "Azzurro Savoia" (Savoy Blue), the colour tradeetionally linkit tae the ryal dynasty which unifee'd Italy in 1861, an maintained in the offeecial staundart o the Italian Preses.

The team does no hae a designatit "hame stadium" like certain naitional teams. The primary trainin grund is at the FIGC heidquairters in Coverciano, Florence an the team plays their hame matches at various stadiums throuoot Italy.

Trophies[eedit | eedit soorce]

Competition 1 2 3 Total
Warld Championship 4 2 1 7
European Championship 1 2 1 4
Confederations Cup 0 0 1 1
Olympic Gemmes 1 0 2 3
Mediterranean Games 4 2 0 6
Universiade Games 1 5 0 6
Central European Internaitional Cup 2 1 0 3
Total 13 12 4 29

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