The Team: In 1938, Italy would win the World Cup for the second straight time due to its strong roster. Legendary coach Vittorio Pozzo decided to retain only two starters who had won the previous cup, but they were Giuseppe Meazza and Giovanni Ferarri, two Italian soccer legends. These two men would lead Italy to yet another Cup win. The World Cup was [...]
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The Team: The 1994 Italian National Team would come closer to winning the World Cup, which was held in the US, than any other squad in the history of the tournament only to see their dreams dashed on penalties in the Final by (yet again) Brazil. The team still featured some amazing players though, including the [...]
The Team: The 1970 Italian National Team that appeared at the World Cup in Mexico was a great team, but it would unfortunately face off against an even greater one, Pele’s Brazil, in the Final. The Italians sent some of their greatest players ever to the tournament, including Luigi Riva, Giacinto Faccheti, Sandro Mazzola, and Gianni Rivera. [...]
The Team: In 1990, Italy hosted the World Cup and its National Team was considered the overwhelming favorite to win the tournament. With star players like the dominant veteran Salvatore Schillaci and the mercurial striker Roberto Baggio, all experts believed Azeglio Vicini’s side would not only win the title, but do it with style. In addition to the two [...]
The Team: In 1978, Italy sent one of its most talented World Cup squads ever to Argentina to compete for soccer’s (and all of the sporting world’s) most coveted trophy. The team was led by legendary striker Paolo Rossi and stoic goalkeeper Dino Zoff, but coach Enzo Bearzot also had several other Italian soccer heroes on his intimidating roster. For [...]
The Italian National Team is one of soccer’s most historically dominant teams and the current World Cup champion. In addition to its recent victory in Germany in 2006, the squad has won three other World Cups, meaning they trail only Brazil in total titles won. The team has undoubtedly been one of the globe’s greatest [...]
Udinese forward Antonio Di Natale has suffered a partial tear of the cruciate ligament in his left knee and could miss the rest of the season.Di Natale sustained the injury in the 11th minute of Italy’s 2-0 win in Montenegro on Saturday night and was sent for scans on Sunday. The result was a partial [...]