Football is an extremely popular sport played all around the World, including Italy. The Italian Football team has been made out of a lot of Italian Footballers, some of the most famous in history! You can view quick information about them all bellow:
Detail: He made 143 appearances for Napoli and 330 for Juventus, in addition to playing for Udinese and Mantova.
Achievements: World Cup winning captain in 1982. For Juventus he won 6 league titles and the UEFA Cup. From September 1973 until June 1974, for a run of 12 matches and 1143 minutes of soccer, he did not concede a single international goal.
Details: He has first played for Parma, before moving to Juventus for a record goalie transfer fee of 32 million euros.
Achievements: He was named in Pele’s top 125 players of all time list. He was ranked as the best goalkeeper and most valuable player at the 2003 UEFA European Football Awards. He helped Italy win the 2006 world cup and was named the tournament’s best keeper.
Detail: He has played for Trento, Fiorentina, AC Milan and Inter Milan. Until the age of 13 he played at right back, before switching to keeper!
Achievements: He helped Italy to 2nd place in Euro 2000. He also was included in the squads for the 1996 Euro Championships, the 1998 World Cup, the 2002 World Cup and Euro 2004.
Position: Sweeper/Central Defender
Detail: Known for his tough tackling, he played for AC Milan for 20 years and his number 6 shirt was retired in his honour.
Achievements: He was the captain for Italy at the 1994 World Cup.