Italy naitional fitbaw team

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Italy
Nickname(s) Gli Azzurri
(The Blues)
Association Italian Football Federation
Confederation UEFA
(Europe)
Heid coach Giampiero Ventura
Caiptain Gianluigi Buffon
Maist kaips Gianluigi Buffon (165)
Tap scorer Luigi Riva (35)
FIFA code ITA
First colours
Second colours
FIFA rankin
Current 13 Steady (20 October 2016)
Heichest 1 (November 1993, February 2007, April–June 2007, September 2007)
Lawest 16 (April 1998, October 2010)
Elo rankin
Current 11
Heichest 1 (June 1934 – March 1940, December 1940 – November 1945, July–August 2006)
Lawest 21 (November 1959)
First international
 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 fitbaw team (Italian: Nazionale italiana di calcio) represents Italy in association fitbaw an is controlled bi the Italian Fitbaa Federation (FIGC), the govrenin bouk for fitbaw in Italy. It is the seicont maist successfu 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). Thay hae wan a European championship (1968) an aw, as well as appearin in twa ither feenals (2000, 2012), ane Olympic fitbaw tournament (1936) an twa Central European International Cups. Italy's heichest feenish at the Confederations Cup wis in 2013, whan the squad achievit a third place feenish.

The naitional fitbaw team is kent as Gli Azzurri frae the tradeetional colour 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 daes no hae a designatit "hame stadium" lik certain naitional teams. The primary trainin grund is at the FIGC heidquairters in Coverciano, Florence an the team plays thair hame matches at various stadiums throuoot Italy.

Trophies[eedit | eedit soorce]

Competition 1 2 3 Tot
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
Tot 13 12 4 29

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