FIFA World Cup Italy Team 2014

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2014 Schedule 2014 Points Table
2014 Squad / Players List Facts
FIFA World Cup Record Individual Records
Most Capped Players Top Goalscorers
Records Against Other Countries 2010 Information

FIFA World Cup Italy Team 2014 Fixtures & Results

FIFA World Cup Italy Team Schedule 2014

14 Jun 2014 - 18:00 Local time
Arena Amazonia
Manaus
Group D England 1-2 Italy
20 Jun 2014 - 13:00 Local time
Arena Pernambuco
Recife
Group D Italy 0-1 Costa Rica
24 Jun 2014 - 13:00 Local time
Estadio das Dunas
Natal
Group D Italy 0-1 Uruguay

FIFA World Cup Italy Team 2014 Points Table

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Italy 3 1 0 2 2 3 -1 3

FIFA World Cup Italy Team 2014 Squad

# Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 GK Gianluigi Buffon (Captain) 28 January 1978 139 0 Juventus
12 GK Salvatore Sirigu 12 January 1987 7 0 Paris Saint-Germain
  GK Mattia Perin 10 November 1992 0 0 Genoa
  GK Antonio Mirante 8 July 1983 0 0 Parma
3 DF Giorgio Chiellini 14 August 1984 67 4 Juventus
15 DF Andrea Barzagli 8 May 1981 47 0 Juventus
19 DF Leonardo Bonucci 1 May 1987 35 2 Juventus
2 DF Christian Maggio 11 February 1982 34 0 Napoli
7 DF Ignazio Abate 12 November 1986 18 1 Milan
  DF Andrea Ranocchia 16 February 1988 12 0 Internazionale
5 DF Mattia De Sciglio 20 October 1992 9 0 Milan
  DF Manuel Pasqual 13 March 1982 5 0 Fiorentina
  DF Gabriel Paletta 15 February 1986 1 0 Parma
  DF Matteo Darmian 2 December 1989 0 0 Torino
21 MF Andrea Pirlo 19 May 1979 108 13 Juventus
16 MF Daniele De Rossi 24 July 1983 93 15 Roma
18 MF Riccardo Montolivo 18 January 1985 57 2 Milan
8 MF Claudio Marchisio 19 January 1986 42 2 Juventus
10 MF Alberto Aquilani 7 July 1984 33 5 Fiorentina
  MF Thiago Motta 28 August 1982 19 1 Paris Saint-Germain
  MF Antonio Candreva 28 February 1987 19 0 Lazio
4 MF Marco Verratti 5 November 1992 4 1 Paris Saint-Germain
  MF Marco Parolo 25 January 1985 2 0 Parma
  MF Rômulo 22 May 1987 0 0 Hellas Verona
  FW Antonio Cassano 12 July 1982 35 10 Parma
9 FW Mario Balotelli 12 August 1990 29 12 Milan
  FW Giuseppe Rossi 1 February 1987 29 7 Fiorentina
  FW Alessio Cerci 23 July 1987 10 0 Torino
  FW Mattia Destro 20 March 1991 5 1 Roma
  FW Lorenzo Insigne 4 June 1991 4 1 Napoli
  FW Ciro Immobile 20 February 1990 1 0 Torino

FIFA World Cup Italy Team Facts

Nickname(s) Gli Azzurri (The Blues)
Association Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head Coach Cesare Prandelli
Captain Gianluigi Buffon
Most Caps Gianluigi Buffon (139)
Top Scorer Luigi Riva (35)
FIFA Code ITA
FIFA Ranking 9
Highest FIFA Ranking 1 (November 1993, February 2007, April–June 2007, September 2007)
Lowest FIFA Rranking 16 (April 1998, October 2010)
Elo Ranking 11
Highest Elo Rranking 1 (June 1934 – March 1940, December 1940 – November 1945, July–August 2006)
Lowest Elo Ranking 21 (November 1959)

Competitive Records

FIFA World Cup Record

FIFA World Cup Record   FIFA World Cup Qualification Record
Year Round Position Pld W D* L GF GA Pld W D L GF GA
1930 Did Not Enter
1934 Champions 1st 5 4 1 0 12 3 1 1 0 0 4 0
1938 Champions 1st 4 4 0 0 11 5 Qualified as defending champions
1950 Group Stage 7th 2 1 0 1 4 3 Qualified as defending champions
1954 10th 3 1 0 2 6 7 2 2 0 0 7 2
1958 Did Not Qualify 4 2 0 2 5 5
1962 Group Stage 9th 3 1 1 1 3 2 2 2 0 0 10 2
1966 9th 3 1 0 2 2 2 6 4 1 1 17 3
1970 Runners-up 2nd 6 3 2 1 10 8 4 3 1 0 10 3
1974 Group Stage 10th 3 1 1 1 5 4 6 4 2 0 12 0
1978 Fourth Place 4th 7 4 1 2 9 6 6 5 0 1 18 4
1982 Champions 1st 7 4 3 0 12 6 8 5 2 1 12 5
1986 Round of 16 12th 4 1 2 1 5 6 Qualified as defending champions
1990 Third Place 3rd 7 6 1 0 10 2 Qualified as hosts
1994 Runners-up 2nd 7 4 2 1 8 5 10 7 2 1 22 7
1998 Quarter Final 5th 5 3 2 0 8 3 10 6 4 0 13 2
2002 Round of 16 15th 4 1 1 2 5 5 8 6 2 0 16 3
2006 Champions 1st 7 5 2 0 12 2 10 7 2 1 17 8
2010 Group Stage 26th 3 0 2 1 4 5 10 7 3 0 18 7
2014 Qualified 10 6 4 0 19 9
2018 To Be Determined -
2022
Total 4 Titles 18/20 80 44 21 15 126 74 97 67 23 7 200 60

Individual Records

Most Capped Players

# Name Career Caps Goals
1 Gianluigi Buffon 1997–present 139 0
2 Fabio Cannavaro 1997–2010 136 2
3 Paolo Maldini 1988–2002 126 7
4 Dino Zoff 1968–1983 112 0
5 Andrea Pirlo 2002–present 108 13
6 Gianluca Zambrotta 1999–2010 98 2
7 Giacinto Facchetti 1963–1977 94 3
8 Daniele De Rossi 2004–present 93 15
9 Alessandro Del Piero 1995–2008 91 27
10 Marco Tardelli 1976–1985 81 6
Franco Baresi 1982–1994 81 1
Giuseppe Bergomi 1982–1998 81 6

Top Goalscorers

# Name Career Goals Caps Goals per match
1 Luigi Riva 1965–1974 35 42 0.83
2 Giuseppe Meazza 1930–1939 33 53 0.62
3 Silvio Piola 1935–1952 30 34 0.88
4 Roberto Baggio 1988–2004 27 56 0.48
Alessandro Del Piero 1995–2008 27 91 0.30
6 Adolfo Baloncieri 1920–1930 25 47 0.53
Filippo Inzaghi 1997–2007 25 57 0.44
Alessandro Altobelli 1980–1988 25 61 0.41
9 Christian Vieri 1997–2005 23 49 0.47
Francesco Graziani 1975–1983 23 64 0.36

Head-to-Head Records Against Other Countries

Opponent GP W D L GF GA GD
Algeria 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Argentina 14 6 5 3 22 13 +9
Armenia 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2
Australia 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
Austria 37 17 8 12 49 56 −7
Azerbaijan 2 2 0 0 6 0 +6
Belarus 4 2 2 0 9 5 +4
Belgium 20 13 4 3 40 21 +19
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 0 0 1 1 2 −1
Brazil 16 5 3 8 23 30 −7
Bulgaria 17 10 5 2 31 14 +17
Cameroon 3 1 2 0 4 1 +3
Canada 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2
Chile 3 1 1 1 4 4 0
China PR 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2
Costa Rica 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
Croatia 7 1 3 3 8 8 0
Cyprus 9 8 1 0 19 3 +16
Czech Republic 31 11 11 10 46 44 +2
Denmark 13 8 2 3 24 16 +8
Ecuador 2 1 1 0 3 1 +2
Egypt 5 4 0 1 20 7 +13
England 24 9 7 8 27 30 −3
Estonia 6 6 0 0 16 2 +14
Faroe Islands 4 4 0 0 11 2 +9
Finland 12 10 1 1 30 7 +23
France 37 18 10 9 80 50 +30
Georgia 8 7 1 0 14 2 +12
Germany 36 16 12 8 53 39 +14
Ghana 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2
Greece 9 5 3 1 17 6 +11
Haiti 2 1 1 0 5 3 +2
Hungary 34 16 9 9 63 56 +7
Iceland 4 2 1 1 5 2 +3
Israel 3 2 1 0 10 2 +8
Ivory Coast 2 0 1 1 1 2 −1
Japan 3 2 1 0 13 4 +8
Lithuania 6 4 2 0 11 1 +10
Luxembourg 8 8 0 0 24 1 +23
Malta 6 6 0 0 19 2 +17
Mexico 12 7 4 1 28 10 +18
Moldova 4 4 0 0 9 2 +7
Montenegro 2 2 0 0 4 1 +3
Morocco 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
Netherlands 18 7 8 3 23 19 +4
New Zealand 2 1 1 0 5 4 +1
Nigeria 2 1 1 0 4 3 +1
North Korea 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1
Northern Ireland 9 6 2 1 17 6 +11
Norway 15 8 4 3 18 12 +6
Paraguay 3 2 1 0 6 2 +4
Peru 1 0 1 0 1 1 0
Poland 14 5 6 3 19 9 +10
Portugal 24 18 2 4 51 21 +30
Republic of Ireland 12 8 2 2 20 9 +11
Romania 16 10 4 2 26 12 +14
Russia 16 5 6 5 13 14 -1
San Marino 2 2 0 0 8 0 +8
Scotland 10 7 2 1 18 4 +14
Serbia 22 9 9 4 31 22 +9
South Africa 2 2 0 0 2 0 +2
South Korea 2 1 0 1 4 4 0
Slovakia 2 1 0 1 5 3 +2
Slovenia 7 4 1 2 5 3 +2
Spain 33 10 13 10 39 35 +4
Sweden 22 10 6 6 27 24 +3
Switzerland 58 28 22 8 107 67 +40
Tunisia 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4
Turkey 10 7 3 0 18 5 +13
Ukraine 7 6 1 0 11 2 +9
United States 11 7 3 1 32 5 +27
Uruguay 9 2 4 3 9 10 −1
Wales 9 7 0 2 23 5 +18

FIFA World Cup Italy Fixtures / Results 2010

Match Date - Time Venue   Results  
11 14/06 20:30 Cape Town Italy 1:1 (0:1) Paraguay
28 20/06 16:00 Nelspruit Italy 1:1 (1:1) New Zealand
41 24/06 16:00 Johannesburg - JEP Slovakia 3:2 (1:0) Italy

FIFA World Cup Italy Squad 2010

NUM NAME POSITION HT WT DOB
1 Gianluigi Buffon Goalkeeper 1.91m 83 kg January 28, 1978
14 Morgan De Sanctis Goalkeeper 1.90m 80 kg March 26, 1977
12 Federico Marchetti Goalkeeper 1.90m 83 kg February 7, 1983
13 Salvatore Bocchetti Defender 1.78m 70 kg November 30, 1986
23 Leonardo Bonucci Defender 1.90m 82 kg May 1, 1987
5 Fabio Cannavaro Defender 1.76m 75 kg September 13, 1973
4 Giorgio Chiellini Defender 1.86m 76 kg August 14, 1984
3 Domenico Criscito Defender 1.83m 70 kg December 30, 1986
2 Cristian Maggio Defender 1.84m 79 kg February 11, 1982
19 Gianluca Zambrotta Defender 1.81m 79 kg February 19, 1977
16 Mauro Camoranesi Midfielder 1.74m 70 kg October 4, 1976
6 Daniele De Rossi Midfielder 1.84m 83 kg July 24, 1983
8 Gennaro Gattuso Midfielder 1.77m 77 kg January 9, 1978
15 Claudio Marchisio Midfielder 1.80m 70 kg January 19, 1986
22 Riccardo Montolivo Midfielder 1.81m 76 kg January 18, 1985
17 Angelo Palombo Midfielder 1.77m 77 kg September 25, 1981
21 Andrea Pirlo Midfielder 1.77m 68 kg May 19, 1979
10 Antonio Di Natale Forward 1.77m 70 kg October 13, 1977
11 Alberto Gilardino Forward 1.84m 79 kg July 5, 1982
9 Vincenzo Iaquinta Forward 1.89m 79 kg November 21, 1979
20 Giampaolo Pazzini Forward 1.80m 77 kg August 2, 1984
7 Simone Pepe Forward 1.78m 73 kg August 30, 1983
18 Fabio Quagliarella Forward 1.82m 73 kg January 31, 1983