Giorgio Chiellini's last shirt worn housed at the Museo del Calcio: “I'm really proud”The Euro 2020 Italy captain has donated the shirt, winning 117 caps, to the Museum at Coverciano
Sunday, September 25, 2022
Last 1 June, in the ‘Finalissima’ against Argentina, Giorgio Chiellini made the last of his 117 appearances for the Azzurri, reaching Daniele De Rossi as the fourth most capped player in history (a position also shared with, since last Friday, Leonardo Bonucci). He is a true icon of Italian football, and from today never more does he represent the Azzurri shirt that, just over a year ago, made it even more prestigious lifting the second European success in its history: Giorgo Chiellini has donated his last shirt worn four months ago in London, becoming part of the circle of champions whose shirt is on show at the Museum in Coverciano.
“I wore and fought for the shirt 117 times. I was fortunate to win a European Championship and I'm extremely proud for the last shirt that I wore to be put on display at the museum in Coverciano," Chiellini said emotionally in his video message.
The career. Captaining the side at Euro 2020, Giorgio Chiellini made his debut on 17 November 2004, in ina friendly between Italy and Finland, played in Messina. Over 17 years as an Azzurri, including two World Cups, four Euros, two Confederations Cups and a Nations League Final Four. In total, he made 117 appearances for the First Team and scored eight goals in the Azzurri shirt.