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Happy Birthday to Gianluca Pagliuca!

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Happy Birthday to Gianluca Pagliuca!

A runner-up at the 1994 World Cup, and a legend at Sampdoria, Inter and Bologna...

18 December 2020

Happy Birthday to Francesco 'Ciccio' Graziani!

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Happy Birthday to Francesco 'Ciccio' Graziani!

A World Cup winner who scored 23 goals in 64 Italy appearances turns 68 today...

16 December 2020

Happy Birthday to Darmian and Toldo!

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Happy Birthday to Darmian and Toldo!

The Inter full-back is 31, while the iconic ‘keeper turns 49...

02 December 2020

Happy Birthday to Salvatore ‘Totó’ Schillaci, who is 56 today!

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Happy Birthday to Salvatore ‘Totó’ Schillaci, who is 56 today!

Totò starred in our home tournament in 1990 and was the top scorer with six goals...

01 December 2020

Happy Birthday to two World Cup winners: Altobelli and Grosso!

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Happy Birthday to two World Cup winners: Altobelli and Grosso!

‘Spillo’, who won the World Cup in 1982 as a part of Bearzot’s Italy team, turns 65 today, while Fabio Grosso, one of the heroes of Germany 2006, is also celebrating his birthday today...

28 November 2020

Happy birthday to Gabriele Oriali who turns 68 today!

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Happy birthday to Gabriele Oriali who turns 68 today!

Current team manager of the Azzurri, he was part of the Spain 1982 World Cup win...

25 November 2020

Happy Birthday, Marco Verratti!

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Happy Birthday, Marco Verratti!

The National Team and Paris Saint-Germain midfielder turns 28 today! He’s made 38 appearances and scored three goals in the Azzurri shirt...

05 November 2020

Diego Armando Maradona turns 60

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Diego Armando Maradona turns 60

The Argentine superstar, born on 30 October 1960 in Lanús, is a member of the Italian Football Hall of Fame...

30 October 2020

Happy Birthday to Stephan El Shaarawy, who turns 28 today!

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Happy Birthday to Stephan El Shaarawy, who turns 28 today!

After recently bagging a brace for the National Team, the Shanghai Shenhua striker has now scored six goals in 26 appearances...

27 October 2020

Happy Birthday Antonio Di Natale!

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Happy Birthday Antonio Di Natale!

The prolific Neapolitan forward blows out 43 candles this year. He wore the Azzurri shirt on 42 occasions, scoring 11 goals.

13 October 2020

Happy 63rd birthday to Antonio Cabrini!

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Happy 63rd birthday to Antonio Cabrini!

A full-back with pace and technique, a World Cup winner in 1982 and an iconic player for a great Juventus side, he was also the Head Coach of the Women's National Team...

08 October 2020

Happy Birthday to Paolo Rossi!

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Happy Birthday to Paolo Rossi!

The mercurial “Pablito” is 46 today, winner of the 1982 World Cup in Spain, Ballon d’Or, member of Italian football’s Hall of Fame

23 September 2020

Many happy returns, Simone Perrotta!

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Many happy returns, Simone Perrotta!

Born on 17 September 1977 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, England, Simone Perrotta would go on to become a versatile and dynamic midfielder and a World Champion in Germany in 2006...

17 September 2020

Happy birthday to Fabio Cannavaro, who turns 47 today!

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Happy birthday to Fabio Cannavaro, who turns 47 today!

Fabio Cannavaro, Italy’s World Cup winning captain in 2006, celebrates his 47th birthday today. Cannavaro was born in Naples on 13 September 1973...

13 September 2020

The biggest unofficial matches in Azzurri history

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The biggest unofficial matches in Azzurri history

We look back on a series of peculiar unofficial encounters, from the Great Jubilee in 2000 to our clash with Eusebio's Benfica

26 August 2020

12 all-important yards. The best penalty takers in Azzurri history

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12 all-important yards. The best penalty takers in Azzurri history

Baggio, Del Piero and De Rossi make up the podium. The spot which brings indescribable joy or unspeakable disappointment...

24 August 2020

Happy 49th birthday to Demetrio Albertini!

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Happy 49th birthday to Demetrio Albertini!

The AC Milan icon, World Cup runner-up and sporting director celebrates turning 49 today...

22 August 2020

The top scorers off the bench in Azzurri history

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The top scorers off the bench in Azzurri history

Enrico Chiesa and Alessandro Del Piero at the top of the rankings, followed by a quartet of strikers on three goals each...

21 August 2020

Happy Birthday to 1980s icons Riccardo Ferri and Giuseppe Giannini!

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Happy Birthday to 1980s icons Riccardo Ferri and Giuseppe Giannini!

Roma legend ‘Il Principe’ turns 56 today while the former Inter defender turns 57...

19 August 2020

Happy Birthday to Riccardo Ferri and Giuseppe Giannini!

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Happy Birthday to Riccardo Ferri and Giuseppe Giannini!

‘Il Principe’ turns 57 today while the former Azzurri defender turns 58...

19 August 2020