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Happy birthday to Nicola Berti as he turns 53 today!

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Happy birthday to Nicola Berti as he turns 53 today!

Versatile and gifted with super physical strength and stamina, he made 39 appearances in Azzurri colours...

13 April 2020

Happy birthday to Pietro Vierchowod, who turns 61 today!

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Happy birthday to Pietro Vierchowod, who turns 61 today!

45 appearances for the Azzurri and two goals for the defender from Calcinate, who was part of the squad at the ’82 World Cup in Spain...

06 April 2020

Happy 62nd birthday to Pietro Vierchowod!

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Happy 62nd birthday to Pietro Vierchowod!

45 caps and two Italy goals for the defender from Calcinate, who was a member of the Azzurri squad at Spain '82...

06 April 2020

Happy birthday to Giancarlo Antognoni and Arrigo Sacchi!

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Happy birthday to Giancarlo Antognoni and Arrigo Sacchi!

The ’82 World Cup winner turns 66, while the former Azzurri and AC Milan coach turns 74...

31 March 2020

After the glories with the U21 team, Cannavaro made his national team debut in the lead up to France ‘98

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After the glories with the U21 team, Cannavaro made his national team debut in the lead up to France ‘98

The second most capped Azzurri player and Captain in 2006 was among the new faces introduced in Cesare Maldini’s coaching cycle...

23 March 2020

After the disappointment of the 1986 World Cup, it was time for change: Maldini was among those new faces chosen by Vicini

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After the disappointment of the 1986 World Cup, it was time for change: Maldini was among those new faces chosen by Vicini

Already a star with AC Milan, he immediately became one for the Azzurri. This great captain came so close to two triumphs and is the third most capped Italian player of all time...

23 March 2020

The first 20 minutes of the ‘Maestro’, Andrea Pirlo, for the national team

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The first 20 minutes of the ‘Maestro’, Andrea Pirlo, for the national team

World Champion at the 2006 World Cup in Germany, European U21 Champion and Olympic bronze medallist, Pirlo is the fifth most capped player in Azzurri history...

23 March 2020

Dino Zoff, World Cup winning Captain, made his debut on the journey towards winning the 1968 Euros

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Dino Zoff, World Cup winning Captain, made his debut on the journey towards winning the 1968 Euros

He’s the sixth most capped player of all time for the Azzurri and he made his debut in a decisive match that was a prelude for Italian glory before going on to be a model example for decades...

23 March 2020

A future captain in the making: Giorgio Chiellini’s National Team debut

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A future captain in the making: Giorgio Chiellini’s National Team debut

The current Azzurri captain, Giorgio Chiellini, is the seventh, and most recent, player in Italian history to have crossed the threshold of 100 appearances for the National Team...

23 March 2020

Gianluca Zambrotta’s debut in Coach Dino Zoff’s incredible Azzurri defence!

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Gianluca Zambrotta’s debut in Coach Dino Zoff’s incredible Azzurri defence!

The eighth most capped Azzurri player, World Cup winner and Euros runner-up, he gave great athleticism and versatility to the squad in his 98 appearances...

23 March 2020

From Bari to the National Team, Bonucci’s ten years for the Azzurri

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From Bari to the National Team, Bonucci’s ten years for the Azzurri

Leadership and an ability to play from the back have guided him to the ninth most caps in Azzurri history...

23 March 2020

A player before his time, in 1963 Giacinto Facchetti made his Azzurri debut

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A player before his time, in 1963 Giacinto Facchetti made his Azzurri debut

He's made the tenth most appearances in the Italian shirt, and was European Champion in ’68 as well as leading the Azzurri 70 times as captain...

23 March 2020

Happy birthday to Alessandro Nesta, who turns 44!

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Happy birthday to Alessandro Nesta, who turns 44!

A defender who was ahead of his time in terms of game awareness, class and technical ability, and was part of the Germany ‘06 World Cup winning team

18 March 2020

Happy birthday to Azzurri legend Giovanni Trapattoni, who turns 81 today!

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Happy birthday to Azzurri legend Giovanni Trapattoni, who turns 81 today!

A real defensive terrier and former National Team Head Coach, he entered the Italian Football Hall of Fame due to his incredible coaching career...

16 March 2020

Happy birthday to Azzurri legends Bruno Conti and Giancarlo De Sisti

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Happy birthday to Azzurri legends Bruno Conti and Giancarlo De Sisti

The 1982 World Champion and Roma icon shares his birthday with a 1968 European Champion who also won a Scudetto with Fiorentina...

13 March 2020

Happy birthday to Alessandro Florenzi who turns 29 today!

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Happy birthday to Alessandro Florenzi who turns 29 today!

The all-rounder capable of playing in defence, midfield or attack has registered 35 appearances and two goals for the Azzurri...

10 March 2020

Happy birthday to Pierluigi Casiraghi who turns 51 today!

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Happy birthday to Pierluigi Casiraghi who turns 51 today!

The former centre forward represented the Azzurri 44 times scoring 13 goals, as well as coaching the U21 team...

03 March 2020

Roma and Inter both progress to the round of 16, but a bad defeat for Juventus against Lyon in the Champions League

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Roma and Inter both progress to the round of 16, but a bad defeat for Juventus against Lyon in the Champions League

The Bianconeri will have business to attend to in the second leg, while the Europa League draw takes place today...

28 February 2020

Best birthday wishes to Dino Zoff and Antonio Candreva!

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Best birthday wishes to Dino Zoff and Antonio Candreva!

Dino Zoff, one of the best goalkeepers in history and Italy’s Head Coach from 1998 to 2000, turns 78 today. Born on 28 February 1942 in Mariano del Friuli...

28 February 2020

Happy Birthday to Gianluigi “Gigio” Donnarumma who turns 21!

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Happy Birthday to Gianluigi “Gigio” Donnarumma who turns 21!

He is the youngest goalkeeper to have ever worn the Azzurri shirt and the youngest Rossoneri to reach 100 Serie A appearances...

24 February 2020