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The National Team ready to take to the pitch for ‘Uno Storico Europeo’

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The National Team ready to take to the pitch for ‘Uno Storico Europeo’

Tomorrow, on the day that Roberto Mancini’s National Team were meant to take to the pitch to play Turkey in the opening match of EURO 2020, the FIGC is launching ‘Uno Storico Europeo’ ('A Historic European Championship'), a virtual competition involving Azzurri champions from 1968 to 2016...

11 June 2020

A test passed with flying colours in the Moscow frost. Gianluigi Buffon’s Azzurri debut

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A test passed with flying colours in the Moscow frost. Gianluigi Buffon’s Azzurri debut

Italy’s record holder for appearances and a historic Azzurri captain, his debut for Italy came in a play-off against Russia for the France ’98 World Cup...

09 June 2020

Happy birthday to Lorenzo Insigne, who turns 29 today!

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Happy birthday to Lorenzo Insigne, who turns 29 today!

The Napoli captain and key member of the Azzurri front line holds 34 caps and seven goals for Italy...

03 June 2020

Happy Birthday to Luigi Di Biagio, who turns 49 today!

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Happy Birthday to Luigi Di Biagio, who turns 49 today!

The former Italy, Roma, Inter and Brescia midfielder is 49 today. He used to be U21 Coach and was the interim Coach of the Azzurri...

03 June 2020

Happy 43rd birthday to Massimo Ambrosini!

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Happy 43rd birthday to Massimo Ambrosini!

Mental strength and versatility on the pitch made him a key player for AC Milan, while he won a silver medal with the Azzurri at EURO 2000...

28 May 2020

Happy birthday to Luca Toni, who turns 43 today!

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Happy birthday to Luca Toni, who turns 43 today!

An out-and-out striker who combined physical prowess with technical ability, he became World Champion in the unforgettable summer of 2006...

25 May 2020

Daniele De Rossi’s dream debut marked by a goal for Lippi’s Azzurri team

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Daniele De Rossi’s dream debut marked by a goal for Lippi’s Azzurri team

The World Champion, who is the fourth most capped Italian player in history, made his debut in 2004 in a World Cup qualifier against Norway...

18 May 2020

Happy birthday to Andrea Pirlo, who turns 41 today!

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Happy birthday to Andrea Pirlo, who turns 41 today!

An incredible honours list for a marvellous player. ‘The Maestro’, World Champion in 2006, was an icon in the playmaker role...

18 May 2020

Happy birthday to Andrea Pirlo, who turns 41 today!

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Happy birthday to Andrea Pirlo, who turns 41 today!

An incredible regista - and Italian Football Hall of Fame member - celebrates his 42nd birthday today...

18 May 2020

Happy birthday to Fulvio Collovati, World Champion in 1982!

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Happy birthday to Fulvio Collovati, World Champion in 1982!

Our former Friulian defender turns 63 today, having played 50 games and scored three goals for the Azzurri...

08 May 2020

Happy birthday to World Cup winners Franco Baresi and Andrea Barzagli!

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Happy birthday to World Cup winners Franco Baresi and Andrea Barzagli!

The legendary AC Milan defender turns 60 today. While the ex-Bianconeri centre-back turns 39...

07 May 2020

Nicolato: “We’ll be counting on our youngsters when play resumes!”

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Nicolato: “We’ll be counting on our youngsters when play resumes!”

An exclusive interview with our Under-21 Coach touched on working from home, his music tastes and his thoughts on the future of Azzurri youth football...

06 May 2020

Happy birthday to Giuseppe Dossena as he turns 62 today!

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Happy birthday to Giuseppe Dossena as he turns 62 today!

38 Azzurri appearances and one goal for our midfield maestro who was part of the Spain ‘82 World Cup winning squad...

02 May 2020

Happy birthday to Leonardo Bonucci, who turns 33 today!

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Happy birthday to Leonardo Bonucci, who turns 33 today!

Best wishes to the defender from Viterbo, who’s been a stalwart of the Azzurri rearguard for years, making 95 appearances and scoring seven goals...

01 May 2020

Happy birthday to Simone Barone as he turns 42 today!

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Happy birthday to Simone Barone as he turns 42 today!

An integral part of our World Cup delight at Germany 2006. 16 appearances and an Azzurri goal across his career...

30 April 2020

Milena Bertolini: “I study, keep fit and train in the garden”

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Milena Bertolini: “I study, keep fit and train in the garden”

The Women’s National Team Coach talks about her days and takes stock of the Azzurre’s progress...

29 April 2020

Happy birthday to Walter Zenga, who turns 60 today!

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Happy birthday to Walter Zenga, who turns 60 today!

An iconic goalkeeper during the ‘80s, he defended the Azzurri’s goal during the 1990 World Cup in Italy and made 58 appearances for the national team...

27 April 2020

Happy birthday to Tarcisio Burgnich, who turns 81 today!

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Happy birthday to Tarcisio Burgnich, who turns 81 today!

Nicknamed ‘The Rock’, he made 66 Azzurri appearances and scored in the ‘Match of the Century’ in 1970...

24 April 2020

Happy birthday to Alessandro Costacurta, who turns 54 today

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Happy birthday to Alessandro Costacurta, who turns 54 today

Alessandro Costacurta was born on 24 April 1966 in Jerago con Orago, a small town in the province of Varese...

24 April 2020

Happy birthday to Stefano Fiore and Gianluca Mancini!

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Happy birthday to Stefano Fiore and Gianluca Mancini!

The former winger was among the key players of the 2000 Euros, while the young centre back is already proving himself at the highest level...

16 April 2020