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Profile lists of all the Clubs starting with the letters J, K and L that gave players to the Italian National team
PROFILES J-L
Clubs:
JUVENTUS
FULL NAME: Juventus Footbal Club s.p.a. (The name 'Juventus' means
'youth' in the Latin language).
NICKNAMES: Fidanzata d'Italia (Girl Friend of Italy), La Vecchia Signora
(The Old Lady), Bianconeri (White-Blacks), Zebre (Zebras), Gobbi (Hunchbacks /Lucky ones - In Italy a hunchback is regarded as a symbol of luck).
HISTORY: Founded on the 1 November 1897 as 'Sports Club Juventus' by a group of young students from the grammar school of 'Massimo D'Azeglio Lyceum'. The current name was adapted in 1899.
CITY: Torino
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 144     GAMES: 2396    SCORERS: 56      GOALS: 274
CAPTAINS: 26CAPTAINED GAMES: 303
SCORERS
27 DEL PIERO Alessandro
19 BAGGIO Roberto
19 BETTEGA Roberto
15 INZAGHI Filippo
13 ORSI Raimondo
13 ROSSI Paolo
10 FERRARI Giovanni
9   CABRINI Antonio
8   BONIPERTI Giampiero
8   CAPELLO Fabio
8   CHIELLINI Giorgio
8   SIVORI Omar E.
7   ANASTASI Pietro
7   SCHILLACI Salvatore
6   BAGGIO Dino
6   CAUSIO Franco
6   TARDELLI Marco
5   CAMORANESI Mauro G.
5   IAQUINTA Vincenzo
5   MARCHISIO Claudio
5   RAVANELLI Fabrizio
4   BONUCCI Leonardo
4   DE AGOSTINI Luigi
4   MUCCINELLI Ermes
4   PIRLO Andrea
3   CESARINI Renato
3   STACCHINI Gino
2   BENETTI Romeo
2   CASIRAGHI Pier Luigi
2   CONTE Antonio
2   DI VAIO Marco
2   GIACCHERINI Emanuele
2   KEAN Moise B.
2   MORA Bruno
2   NICOLE' Bruno
2   PIOLA Silvio
2   QUAGLIARELLA Fabio
2   RICAGNI Eduardo
2   SCIREA Gaetano
2   VIALLI Gianluca
2   ZAMBROTTA Gian Luca
1   BERNARDESCHI Feder.
1   BOREL Felice P.
1   CERVATO Sergio
1   DEPAOLI Virginio
1   FERRARIS Pio
1   GENTILE Claudio
1   GIOVINCO Sebastian
1   GROSSO Fabio
1   IULIANO Mark
1   MATRI Alessandro
1   MICCOLI Fabrizio
1   MONTI Luisito
1   SERENA Aldo
1   VIERI Christian
1   VIVOLO Pasquale

CAPTAINS
80 BUFFON Gianluigi
59 ZOFF Dino
29 CANNAVARO Fabio
24 BONIPERTI Giampiero
17 SALVADORE Sandro
14 CALIGARIS Umberto
10 CABRINI Antonio
10 SCIREA Gaetano
8   CHIELLINI Giorgio
8   ROSETTA Virginio
8   TARDELLI Marco
7   DEL PIERO Alessandro
5   COMBI Gianpiero
4   BONUCCI Leonardo
3   PIRLO Andrea
2   BENETTI Romeo
2   FONI Alfredo
2   PIOLA Silvio
2   RAVA Pietro
2   VIALLI Gianluca
1   CERVATO Sergio
1   CEVENINI Luigi
1   FERRARA Ciro
1   GENTILE Claudio
1   MORA Bruno
1   NICOLE' Bruno

UNUSED CALL-UPS
BODOIRA Alfredo - G
CANDREVA Antonio - M
MANDRAGORA Rolando - M
MATTREL Carlo - G
MIHALIC Marcello - M
PELUSO Federico - D
PERIN Mattia - G
SERNAGIOTTO Pedro - M(o)


Giovanni GIACONE

First player in Azzurro
Dino
ZOFF

LAZIO
FULL NAME: Societa Sportiva Lazio s.p.a. (Lazio is the name of the region in which the city of Rome is located).
NICKNAMES: Aquilotti (Young Eagles), Biancocelesti (White-Sky Blues),
Le Aquile (The Eagles).
HISTORY: Founded on the 9 January 1900 as 'Societa Podistica Lazio' comprising a number of different sports disciplines (today it has 37 different sports disciplines). The football section was intoduced in 1901. 
CITY: Rome
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 47GAMES: 451SCORERS: 13GOALS: 68
CAPTAINS: 4CAPTAINED GAMES: 10
PLAYERS
47 NESTA Alessandro - D, 1996(d)
38 CANDREVA Antonio - M, 2012
34 CASIRAGHI Pier Luigi - A, 1993
30 PAROLO Marco - M, 2014
30 PIOLA Silvio - A, 1935(d)
25 ODDO Massimo - D, 2002(d)
25 SIGNORI Giuseppe - A, 1992
21 IMMOBILE Ciro - A, 2016
17 FIORE Stefano - M, 2001
15 DI MATTEO Roberto - M, 1994(d)
14 CHINAGLIA Giorgio - A, 1972(d)
14 FUSER Diego - M, 1993
13 PANCARO Giuseppe - D, 1999(d)
12 CORRADI Bernardo - A, 2003(d)
12 GIORDANO Bruno - A, 1978(d)
9   BERNARDINI Fulvio - M, 1925(d)
9   MAURI Stefano - M, 2006
8   NEGRO Paolo - D, 1994(d)
6   FAVALLI Giuseppe - D, 1994(d)
6   GUARISI Anfilogino - M, 1932(d)(o)
5   MARCHEGIANI Luca - G, 1994
5   PERUZZI Angelo - G, 2004
4   BALDO Giuseppe - M, 1936(d)
4   MANFREDONIA Lionello - D, 1977(d)
4   MUCCINELLI Ermes - M, 1956
4   SENTIMENTI Lucidio - G, 1950
4   VIERI Christian - A, 1998
3   FERRARIS Attilio - M, 1934
3   INZAGHI Simone - A, 2000(d)
3   MARCHETTI Federico - G, 2013
3   ROCCHI Tommaso - A, 2006(d)
3   SCLAVI Ezio - G, 1931(d)
3   WILSON Giuseppe - D, 1974(d)
2   FURIASSI Zeffiro - D, 1950(d)
2   LOVATI Roberto - G, 1957(d)
2   RAMBAUDI Roberto - M, 1994(d)
2   RE CECCONI Luciano - M, 1974(d)
1   ACERBI Francesco - D, 2018
1   BURINI Renzo - M, 1955
1   FANTONI Ottavio - M, 1934(d)(o)
1   FOGGIA Pasquale - M, 2009
1   GABRIOTTI Francesco - A, 1936(d)
1   LEDESMA Cristian Daniel - M, 2010(d)(n)
1   MARIANI Amos - M, 1959
1   MARTINI Luigi - D, 1974(d)
1   REMONDINI Leandro - M, 1950(d)
1   VIVOLO Pasquale - A, 1953




Fulvio BERNARDINI

First player in Azzurro

First goal in Azzurro
SCORERS
28 PIOLA Silvio
11 CASIRAGHI Pier Luigi
6   IMMOBILE Ciro
6   SIGNORI Giuseppe
4   CANDREVA Antonio
4   CHINAGLIA Giorgio
2   CORRADI Bernardo
2   VIERI Christian
1   BERNARDINI Fulvio
1   FOGGIA Pasquale
1   GIORDANO Bruno
1   GUARISI Anfilogino
1   ODDO Massimo

CAPTAINS
5 PIOLA Silvio
3 FERRARIS Attilio
1 IMMOBILE Ciro
1 PERUZZI Angelo

UNUSED CALL-UPS
CATALDI Danilo - M
FLOCCARI Sergio - A
GREGUCCI Angelo A. - D
LIVERANI Fabio - M
ODDI Giancarlo - D
SERGIO Raffaele - D
ZAURI Luciano - M


LECCE
FULL NAME: Unione Sportiva Lecce s.p.a.
NICKNAMES: Salentini (from the Salento Region), Giallorossi (Yellow-Reds),
Lupi del Sud (Southern Wolves).
HISTORY: Founded on the 15 March 1908 as 'Sporting Club Lecce' but the club ceased to function after 1924 and its place was taken by a number of small local clubs, namely 'Lecce Foot Ball Club', 'Juventus', 'Gladiator', 'Avanguardia' and 'Veloce'. On the 16 September 1927 the
CITY: Lecce
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 1GAMES: 2SCORERS: 0GOALS: 0
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
Marco CASSETTI

Only player in Azzurro
PLAYERS
156 BUFFON Gianluigi - G, 2001
96   CHIELLINI Giorgio - D, 2006
93   ZOFF Dino - G, 1972
91   DEL PIERO Alessandro - A, 1995(d)
80   TARDELLI Marco - M, 1976(d)
78   SCIREA Gaetano - D, 1975(d)
75   BONUCCI Leonardo - D, 2010
73   CABRINI Antonio - D, 1978(d)
71   GENTILE Claudio - D, 1975(d)
57   CAUSIO Franco - M, 1972(d)
56   ZAMBROTTA Gian Luca - D, 1999
55   CAMORANESI Mauro G. - M, 2003(d)(o)
55   MARCHISIO Claudio - M, 2009(d)
48   BARZAGLI Andrea - D, 2011
47   COMBI Gianpiero - G, 1924(d)
42   BETTEGA Roberto - A, 1975(d)
42   ROSETTA Virginio - D, 1925
41   PIRLO Andrea - M, 2011
38   BONIPERTI Giampiero - A, 1947(d)
35   ORSI Raimondo - A, 1929(d)(o)
33   DE AGOSTINI Luigi - D, 1987
31   BAGGIO Roberto - M, 1990
31   INZAGHI Filippo - A, 1997
30   CANNAVARO Fabio - D, 2004
29   RAVA Pietro - D, 1936(d)
28   SALVADORE Sandro - D, 1963
27   CAPELLO Fabio - M, 1972(d)
27   DI LIVIO Angelo - M, 1995(d)
27   ROSSI Paolo - A, 1982
26   FERRARI Giovanni - M, 1931
26   PERUZZI Angelo - G, 1995(d)
24   FERRARA Ciro - D, 1995
23   ANASTASI Pietro - A, 1968
23   FONI Alfredo - D, 1936(d)
22   BENETTI Romeo - M, 1976
22   CALIGARIS Umberto - D, 1928
22   PESSOTTO Gianluca - D, 1996(d)
21   IAQUINTA Vincenzo - A, 2007
20   BERTOLINI Luigi - M, 1931
20   CONTE Antonio - M, 1994(d)
19   BAGGIO Dino - M, 1992
19   IULIANO Mark - D, 1998(d)
19   SPINOSI Luciano - D, 1971(d)
18   MONTI Luisito - M, 1932(d)(o)
16   SCHILLACI Salvatore - A, 1990(d)
14   GIACCHERINI Emanuele - M, 2012(d)
13   CUCCUREDDU Antonello - D, 1975(d)
13   TACCHINARDI Alessio - M, 1995(d)
12   DEPETRINI Teobaldo - M, 1936(d)
11   CESARINI Renato - M, 1931(d)(o)
11   GIOVINCO Sebastian - M, 2012
11   LEGROTTAGLIE Nicola - D, 2003
11   MAROCCHI Giancarlo - M, 1988(d)
11   MORINI Francesco - D, 1973(d)
11   MUCCINELLI Ermes - M, 1950(d)
11   RAVANELLI Fabrizio - A, 1995(d)
11   VIOLA Giovanni - G, 1954(d)
10   CASIRAGHI Pier Luigi - A, 1991(d)
10   PAROLA Carlo - M, 1945(d)
9     FERRARIO Rino - M, 1952(d)
9     MORA Bruno - M, 1960
9     SIVORI Omar E. - M, 1961(d)(o)
9     ZAZA Simone - A, 2015
8     BERNARDESCHI Federico - M, 2017
8     BLASI Manuele - M, 2004(d)
8     CORRADI Giuseppe - D, 1952(d)
8     DI VAIO Marco - A, 2002
7     CASTANO Ernesto - D, 1959(d)
7     NICOLE' Bruno - A, 1958(d)
7     RUGANI Daniele - D, 2016(d)
7     TACCONI Stefano - G, 1987(d)
6     BERCELLINO Giancarlo - D, 1965(d)
6     BIRINDELLI Alessandro - D, 2002(d)
6     DE SCIGLIO Mattia - D, 2018
6     MATRI Alessandro - A, 2011(d)
6     SERENA Aldo - A, 1985
6     STACCHINI Gino - A, 1958(d)
6     TORRICELLI Moreno - D, 1996(d)
5     AQUILANI Alberto - M, 2010
5     BERTUCCELLI Alberto - D, 1949
5     BIGATTO Carlo - M, 1925(d)
5     BRUNA Antonio - D, 1920(d)
5     MARCHETTI Gian P. - D, 1972(d)
5     MARI Giacomo - M, 1950
5     MICCOLI Fabrizio - A, 2003
5     PEPE Simone - M, 2010
5     PICCININI Alberto - M, 1949(d)
5     SARTI Benito - D, 1959
5     SENTIMENTI Lucidio - G, 1945(d)
4     FERRARIS Pio - A, 1920(d)
4     GIACONE Giovanni - G, 1920(d)
4     MUNERATI Federico - M, 1926(d)
4     OGBONNA Angelo O. - D, 2013
4     STURARO Stefano - M, 2016 (d)
4     VIERI Christian - A, 1997(d)
3     ALLEMANDI Luigi - D, 1925(d)
3     BOREL Felice P. - A, 1933(d)
3     CERVATO Sergio - D, 1959
3     CEVENINI Luigi - M, 1927
3     COLOMBO Umberto - M, 1959(d)
3     FURINO Giuseppe - M, 1970(d)
3     GALIA Roberto - M, 1992(d)
3     GROSSO Fabio - D, 2009
3     KEAN Moise B. - A, 2018(d)
3     QUAGLIARELLA Fabio - A, 2010
3     VARGLIEN Giovanni - M, 1936(d)
3     VIALLI Gianluca - A, 1992
3     VIVOLO Pasquale - A, 1952(d)
2     ABBIATI Christian - G, 2005
2     DAMIANI Giuseppe - A, 1974(d)
2     DEPAOLI Virginio - A, 1966
2     EMOLI Flavio - M, 1958(d)
2     LEONCINI Gianfranco - M, 1966(d)
2     LOMBARDO Attilio - M, 1997
2     MENICHELLI Giampaolo - A, 1963
2     MONTICO Antonio - M, 1955(d)
2     PALLADINO Raffaele - A, 2007(d)
2     PIOLA Silvio - A, 1945
2     RICAGNI Eduardo - M, 1953(d)(o)
2     SERANTONI Pietro - M, 1934
2     SPINAZZOLA Leonardo - D, 2019
1     AMAURI Carvalho O - A, 2010(d)(n)
1     AMORETTI Ugo - G, 1936(d)
1     ANZOLIN Roberto - G, 1966(d)
1     BRIGHI Matteo - M, 2002(d)
1     CARRERA Massimo - D, 1992(d)
1     FORTUNATO Andrea - D, 1993(d)
1     GARZENA Bruno - D, 1958(d)
1     GORI Adolfo - D, 1967(d)
1     GRABBI Giuseppe - M, 1924(d)
1     MANENTE Sergio - D, 1952(d)
1     MARCHIONNI Marco - M, 2006
1     MAROCCHINO Domenico - M, 1981(d)
1     MARTINO Rinaldo - M, 1949(d)(o)
1     MOTTA Marco - D, 2010(d)
1     NOCERINO Antonio - M, 2007 (d)
1     OSVALDO Pablo D. - A, 2014(o)
1     PADOVANO Michele - A, 1997(d)
1     TRICELLA Roberto - D, 1987
1     VARGLIEN Mario - M, 1935(d)
1     VAVASSORI Giuseppe - G, 1961(d)
1     VECCHINA Giovanni - A, 1931
1     ZIGONI Gianfranco - A, 1967(d)
Pio FERRARIS

First goal in Azzurro
Alessandro NESTA

Most games in Azzurro

NATIONAL HONOURS: Italian Champions, 34 - 1905, 1925/26, 1930/31, 1931/32, 1932/33, 1933/34, 1934/35, 1949/50, 1951/52, 1957/58, 1959/60, 1960/61, 1966/67, 1971/72, 1972/73, 1974/75, 1976/77, 1977/78, 1980/81, 1981/82, 1983/84, 1985/86, 1994/95, 1996/97, 1997/98, 2001/02, 2002/03, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18 (Juventus won the Championships of 2004/05 and 2005/06 but these titles were removed for malpractices).Coppa Italia, 13 - 1937/38, 1941/42, 1958/59, 1959/60, 1964/65, 1978/79, 1982/83, 1989/90, 1994/95, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17, 2017/18.Italian Super Cup, 8 - 1995, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2018.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: UEFA Champions League, 2 - 1985, 1996.UEFA Cup Winners Cup, 1 - 1984.UEFA (Europa) Cup, 3 - 1977, 1990, 1993.Intercontinental Cup (FIFA Club World Championship), 2 - 1985, 1996.UEFA Super Cup, 2 - 1984, 1996. UEFA Intertoto Cup, 1 - 1999.
UEFA Special Trophy, 1 - 1985 (after becoming the first European club to win all the major European Competitions).
Mundialito, 1 - 1983. Coppa delle Alpi, 3 - 1963, 1992, 1993.Coppa dell'Amicizia Italo-Spagnola, 1 - 1965.
Alessandro DEL PIERO

Most goals in Azzurro
Claudio GENTILE
Marco TARDELLI
Gaetano SCIREA
Roberto BETTEGA
Giampiero BONIPERTI
Umberto CALIGARIS
Attilio FERRARIS

First captain in Azzurro
Silvio
PIOLA

Most goals in Azzurro

Most captain in Azzurro
Pier Luigi CASIRAGHI
Marco
PAROLO
AZZURRO RECORDS: Four Lazio players won the World Cup: 1934 - Anfilogino GUARISI; 1938 - Silvio PIOLA, 2006 - Massimo ODDO, Angelo PERUZZI; whilst three others formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished Runner-up in the 1994 World Cup: Pier Luigi CASIRAGHI, Luca MARCHEGIANI and Giuseppe SIGNORI. Lionello MANFREDONIA formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished fourth in the 1978 World Cup. Two Lazio players formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished Runner-Up European Champions in the 2000 European Nations Championships: Paolo NEGRO, Alessandro NESTA, two others formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished Third in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013: Antonio CANDREVA, Federico MARCHETTI and two others won the Olympic Gold Medal when the Azzurri won the Football Tournament of the 1936 Olympic Games: Giuseppe BALDO, Francesco GABRIOTTI. Two Lazio players won the 1935 Coppa Internazionale: Anfilogino GUARISI, Silvio PIOLA, whilst Anfilogino GUARISI and Ezio SCLAVI formed part of the Azzurri Squad that finished second in the 1932 Coppa Internazionale. Silvio PIOLA is one of only twelve players to score in the first minute of an Azzurro match but he was the first Azzuro to do so. He finished third in the 1938 World Cup Top Scorer List, was the first Italian Player to score more goals than matches played in the World Cup (5 goals in 4 matches) and is the most Azzurro Player to score a bis (two goals in the same match) - 7. The Italo- Brazilian Anfilogino GUARISI scored the first Italian Goal in a World Cup match and was the first Brazilian Oriundo to play with the National Team of both Brazil and Italy. Alessandro NESTA was the fastest player to be Substituted (after only 4 minutes) in World Cup History and Leandro REMONDINI is the third Oldest Azzurro to make his Debut with the Italian National team (32 yrs, 7 mts, 15 dys). Cristian Daniel LEDESMA was the first Italo-Argentine Naturalized player to play in Azzurro.
Roberto BAGGIO
PLAYERS
2 CASSETTI Marco - D, 2005(d)

Virginio ROSETTA

First captain in Azzurro
Giovanni FERRARI
Christian VIERI
Sandro SALVADORE
Paolo
ROSSI
Salvatore SCHILLACI
Ermes MUCCINELLI
Pietro ANASATASI
Antonio CABRINI
Raimondo ORSI
Pietro
RAVA
Franco CAUSIO
Filippo INZAGHI
AZZURRO RECORDS: The biggest benefactor of the Italian National Team. Juventus is the Azzurro Club to give most players, scorers and Captains to the Italian National team and the Azzurro Club whose players played most games, scored most goals and captained most games in Azzurro. It is also the club who gave most Azzurri players from the Serie B and the club whose players played most games from the Serie B. Juventus is the club with most players in World Cup history (128), the second club with most players to finish in the first four places (50), the club with most World Champions (25), the third club with most players who played in the World Cup final (27) and the most with players who played and won the World Cup Final in World Cup history (21). It is also the Azzurro club with most Italian players who finished in the first four places of the World Cup in World Cup history (39). Juventus is the Azzurro club with most Italian World Champions - 22: 1934 - Luigi BERTOLINI, Felice P. BOREL, Umberto CALIGARIS, Giampiero COMBI, Giovanni FERRARI, Luisito MONTI, Raimondo ORSI, Virginio ROSETTA, Mario VARGLIEN; 1938 - Alfredo FONI, Pietro RAVA; 1982 - Antonio CABRINI, Claudio GENTILE, Paolo ROSSI, Gaetano SCIREA, Marco TARDELLI, Dino ZOFF; 2006 - Gianluigi BUFFON, Mauro G. CAMORANESI, Fabio CANNAVARO, Alessandro DEL PIERO, Gianluca ZAMBROTTA. Four Juventus players formed part of the Azzurri Squads that finished Runner-Up World Champions: 1970 - Giuseppe FURINO; 1994 - Dino BAGGIO, Roberto BAGGIO, Antonio CONTE. Juventus is the joint-second Azzurro Club with most Italian players who finished third in the World Cup - 4: 1990 - Luigi DE AGOSTINI, Giancarlo MAROCCHI, Salvatore SCHILLACI, Stefano TACCONI; and the Azzurro Club with most Italian fourth place players in the World Cup - 9: 1978 - Romeo BENETTI, Roberto BETTEGA, Antonio CABRINI, Franco CAUSIO, Antonello CUCCUREDDU, Claudio GENTILE, Gaetano SCIREA, Marco TARDELLI, Dino ZOFF. Three Juventus players became European Champions with the Azzurri in 1968: Giancarlo BERCELLINO, Ernesto CASTANO, Sandro SALVADORE; and fourteen more formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished Runner-up European Champions: in 2000 Antonio CONTE, Alessandro DEL PIERO, Ciro FERRARA, Filippo INZAGHI, Mark IULIANO, Gianluca PESSOTTO, Gianluca ZAMBROTTA and 2012 Gianluigi BUFFON, Giorgio CHIELLINI, Leonardo BONUCCI, Andrea BARZAGLI, Emanuele GIACCHERINI, Andrea PIRLO, Claudio MARCHISIO. Nine Juventus players formed part of the squads of the Italian National team that finished fourth in the European Nations Championships: 1980 - Roberto BETTEGA, Antonio CABRINI, Franco CAUSIO, Claudio GENTILE, Gaetano SCIREA, Marco TARDELLI, Dino ZOFF; 1988 - Luigi DE AGOSTINI, Stefano TACCONI. Alfredo FONI and Pietro RAVA won the Olympic Gold Medal when the Italian National team won the Football Tournament of the 1936 Olympic Games, whilst two other Juventus players formed part of the Azzurri squad that won the Olympic Bronze Medal after finishing third in the 1928 Olympic Games: Giampiero COMBI and Virginio ROSETTA. Eight Juventus players formed part of the squad that finished third in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup: Gianluigi BUFFON, Giorgio CHIELLINI, Leonardo BONUCCI, Andrea BARZAGLI, Emanuele GIACCHERINI, Andrea PIRLO, Claudio MARCHISIO, Sebastian GIOVINCO. Fifteen Juventus players won the Coppa Internazionale: 1930 - Umberto CALIGARIS, Luigi CEVENINI, Giampiero COMBI, Federico MUNERATI, Raimondo ORSI, Virginio ROSETTA; 1935 - Luigi BERTOLINI, Felice P. BOREL, Umberto CALIGARIS, Renato CESARINI, Giampiero COMBI, Giovanni FERRARI, Luisito MONTI, Raimondo ORSI, Virginio ROSETTA; whilst seven others formed part of the Azzurro squad that finished second in the 1932 Coppa Internazionale: Luigi BERTOLINI, Umberto CALIGARIS, Renato CESARINI, Giampiero COMBI, Giovanni FERRARI, Raimondo ORSI, Virginio ROSETTA. Besides, Juventus is the Italian Club with most Italian players who played in the World Cup Final (20) and with most Italian players who played and won the World Cup Final (18). Dino ZOFF was Captain of the Italian National Team when the Azzurri won the 1982 World Cup, becaming thus the first Captain to receive the FIFA World Cup Trophy away from home, the first Goalkeeper Captain to receive this trophy and the Oldest player in World Cup History to win the World Cup (40yrs 133 dys). He was also Captian when the Azzurri  finished fourth in the 1978 World Cup and fourth in the 1980 European Nations Championship. Dino ZOFF is the Goalkeeper who led most the Azzurri as Captain and by forming part of the Azzurri squad in four different World Cup editions, together with seven (amongst them Fabio Cannavaro and Gianluigi BUFFON) other Azzurri players, he is the most Italian player with World Cup Editions Appearances and the third most All-Time World Cup Editions Appearances in World Cup History although he actually played in three of the four editions. Giampiero COMBI was Captain (in 4 out of 5 matches) of the Italian National Team when the Azzurri won the 1934 World Cup, becaming thus the first European Captain to receive the World Cup and the only Goalkeeper Captain to receive the Rimet Cup. He is also the first Captain to lead the Azzurri in a World Cup Final and the only Azzurro Captain to receive the World Cup in Italy. Giampiero COMBI was Captain for one match in the Coppa Internazionale of 1932 when the Azzurri finished Second. Umberto CALIGARIS was the official Captain of the Azzurri squad of the 1934 World Cup won by Italy, but he never played a game in the whole edition. He was also Azzurro Captain for one match in the Coppa Internazionale of 1930, five matches in the Coppa Internazionale of 1935, both won by the Azzurri, and two matches in the 1932 Coppa Internazionale when the Azzurri finished Second. Virginio ROSETTA was Captain of the Azzurri in one match of the 1934 World Cup won by the Azzurri, Captain for one match in the Coppa Internazionale of 1930, won by the Azzurri, and Captain in four matches of the 1932 Coppa Internazionale when the Azzurri finished Second. He is the first Azzurro Captain to lead the Azzurri in World Cup final stage match. Alfredo FONI was Captain of the Azzurri in two out of four matches in the Football Tournament of the 1936 Olympic Games won by the Azzurri. Fabio CANNAVARO was the Azzurro Captain of the 2006 Azzurri World Cup squad that became World Champions. He played his 100th match in Azzurro in the World Cup Final and won the 2006 FIFA / Addidas Silver Ball Award after being declared the Runner Up Best Player of the World Cup, thus becoming the only Defender in World Cup history to finish in the first three places of the World Cup Best Player Awards and the only Azzurro Captain to do so. Gianluigi BUFFON is the Azzurro with most games from the Serie B and the only Goalkeeper to play in Azzurro from the Serie B. He won the 2006 FIFA Lev Yashin Award (won also by Dino Zoff in 1978) as the Best Goalkeeper of the 2006 World Cup after being unbeaten by a normal goal throughout the whole tournament (7 games), conceding only two goals - an own goal and a penalty kick. Roberto BAGGIO finished third in the Top Scorer list of the 1994 World Cup and together with two other Azzurri, is the Italian All-Time World Cup Top Scorer with 9 goals. He won the 1994 FIFA / Addidas Silver Ball Award after being declared the Runner Up Best Player of the World Cup and is one of only 13 players in World Cup History to score in two World Cup Penalty Shoot-outs, the only Italian to do so. Paolo ROSSI was the 1982 World Cup Top Scorer, thus winning the 1982 FIFA /Addidas Golden Shoe Award, the only Italian to win this award away from home. He was also declared the 1982 World Cup Best player, thus winning the 1982 FIFA/Addidas Golden Ball Award and won also the 1978 FIFA/Addidas Silver Ball Award after finishing Runner-up Best Player in the 1978 World Cup, thus becoming the only European player in World Cup history to win both awards and the first European player to win the FIFA/Addidas Golden Ball Award and the FIFA/Addidas Silver Ball Award. Paolo ROSSI scored Azzurro Goal number 800. Salvatore SCHILLACI was the 1990 World Cup Top Scorer, thus winning the 1990 FIFA /Addidas Golden Shoe Award, the only Italian to win this award on home ground. He was also declared the 1990 World Cup Best player, thus winning the 1990 FIFA/Addidas Golden Ball Award.Salvatore SCHILLACI is the third All-Time World Cup goal scorer in consecutive matches - 5 goals in 5 matches, one goal in each match and scored Azzurro Goal number 900. Antonio CABRINI won the 1978 FIFA / Gillette Best Young Player Award after being declared the Best Young Player of the 1978 World Cup, thus becoming the only defender to win this award and the only Italian to do so. He is the defender who scored most goals in Azzurro (9) and with 18 World Cup Games Appearances (together with three other Azzurri amongst them Gaetano SCIREA and Fabio Cannavaro) they rank  13th. in the All Time World Cup Games Appearances and Second in the Italian All Time World Cup Games Appearances. Alessandro DEL PIERO is the Attacker who played most Games in Azzurro, is joint Azzurro Top Scorer of Substitute Goals (5 goals), is the Azzurro who entered most as a Substitute (26) and the Azzurro who was most Substituted (38). He scored the Latest goal in World Cup History (121 minutes) during the 2006 World Cup and together with Filippo INZAGHI, Franco CAUSIO, Claudio MARCHISIO and Emanuele GIACCHERINI they are five of only twelve Azzurri players who scored in the first minute of an Azzurro match. Franco CAUSIO is also the Azzurro player (joint) who received most Red Cards (2) and Pietro RAVA was the first Azzurro to be shown a Red Card. The Italo-Argentine Raimondo ORSI scored Azzurro Goal number 200 and was the first European and Italian player to score in a World Cup Final. He was also the first Oriundo to play for the National Team of his native country both before and after playing in Azzurro. The Italo-Argentine Mauro G. CAMORANESI is the oriundo who played most games in  Azzurro. He is also the Azzurro Midfielder to be most Substituted. The Italo-Argentinian Luisito MONTI is one of only seven players to play with two different countries in the World Cup and the only player to play in two World Cup Finals with two different countries (1930 with Argentina and 1934 with Italy). Giovanni FERRARI scored the first Azzurro  Substitute Goal and Giampiero BONIPERTI is the Attacker who most led the Azzurri as Captain (24). Sandro SALVADORE scored the most Azzurro Own Goals (2), Ermes MUCCINELLI scored Azzurro Goal number 400, Christian VIERI Azzurro Goal number 1000 and Emanuele GIACCHERINI Azzurro Goal number 1300. Stefano TACCONI is the Azzurro with most unused call-ups from one club (36 unused call-ups). Carvalho de Oliveira AMAURI was the first Naturalized player and Italo-Brazilian Naturalized player to play with the Italian National Team.
Gian Luca ZAMBROTTA
Gianpiero COMBI
Fabio CANNAVARO
Gianluigi BUFFON

Most games in Azzurro

Most captain in Azzurro
Fabio CAPELLO
Omar E. SIVORI
Giuseppe SIGNORI
Angelo PERUZZI
Massimo ODDO
Stefano
FIORE
SCORERS
No Lecce player ever scored in Azzurro

CAPTAINS
No Lecce player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

UNUSED CALL-UPS
ESPOSITO Andrea - D
SICIGNANO Vincenzo - G
LEGNANO
FULL NAME: Associazione Calcio Legnano s.r.l.
NICKNAMES: Lilla (Light Violets or Lilacs).
HISTORY: Founded in 1913.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: Legnano
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 2GAMES: 3SCORERS: 1GOALS: 2
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
Angelo A. CAMERONI

First player in Azzurro
PLAYERS
2 CAPRILE Emilio - A, 1948(d)
1 CAMERONI Angelo A. - G, 1920(d)



SCORERS
2 CAPRILE Emilio

CAPTAINS
No Legnano player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

UNUSED CALL-UPS
ROSSI Italo - A
Emilio CAPRILE

Most games in Azzurro

Only scorer in Azzurro
FULL NAME: Associazione Liguria Calcio (Liguria is the name of the region
in which the city of Genova is located).
HISTORY: In 1891 a club was founded with the name 'Ginnastica
Sampierdarenese' but in 1927 it merged with 'Society Andrea Doria' (founded in 1895) to create 'La Dominante Genova' using the name 'Liguria' for the 1931/32 season. In 1932 'La Dominante Genova' was disbanded and each club went its separate way again with 'Ginnastica Sampierdarenese' changing its name to 'Associazione Liguria Calcio'. But on the 12 August 1946 'Associazione Liguria Calcio' ('Ginnastica Sampierdarenese') and 'Society Andrea Doria' merged again to form 'Unione Calcio Sampdoria' that still exists today.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: Genova
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 1GAMES: 1SCORERS: 0GOALS: 0
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
Giovanni BATTISTONI

Only player in Azzurro
PLAYERS
1 BATTISTONI Giovanni - M, 1939(d)




SCORERS
No Liguria player ever scored in Azzurro


CAPTAINS
No Liguria player ever led the Azzurri as Captain
LIVORNO
FULL NAME: Associazione Sportiva Livorno Calcio s.r.l.
NICKNAMES: Amaranto (Dark Reds), Labronici (People from Livorno).
HISTORY: Founded on the 14 February 1915 as 'Unione Sportiva Livorno' after the merger of 'Spes Livorno' and 'Virtus Livorno', it absorbed 'Pro Livorno' in 1922 and 'Dopolavoro Portuale' in 1930. Between 1945 and 1947 the club used the name 'Pro Livorno' but in 1991 it was declared bankrupt. A year later it was refounded with the current name.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: Livorno
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 5GAMES: 39SCORERS: 2GOALS: 13
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
Giovanni VINCENZI

First player in Azzurro
PLAYERS
26 MAGNOZZI Mario - M, 1924(d)
6   AMELIA Marco - G, 2005(d)
4   LUCARELLI Cristiano - A, 2005(d)
2   CANDREVA Antonio - M, 2009 (d)
1   VINCENZI Giovanni - D, 1924(d)


SCORERS
12 MAGNOZZI Mario
1   LUCARELLI Cristiano






CAPTAINS
No Livorno player ever led the Azzurri as Captain


UNUSED CALL-UPS
BARDI Francesco - G
BENASSI Marco - M
CECCHERINI Federico - D
MORRONE Stefano - M
NICOLINI Mario - A
Mario MAGNOZZI

Most games in Azzurro

First goal in Azzurro

Most goals in Azzurro
LUCCHESE
FULL NAME: Associazione Sportiva Lucchese-Libertas s.r.l.
NICKNAMES: Rossoneri (Red-Blacks)
HISTORY: Founded on the 25 May 1905 as 'Lucca Football Club' and
in 1924 it changed the name to 'Unione Sportiva Lucchese Libertas' after a merger with another local sports club.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: Lucca
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 6GAMES: 30SCORERS: 1GOALS: 5
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
Ernesto BONINO

First player in Azzurro
PLAYERS
12 OLIVIERI Aldo - G, 1936(d)
8   MOSCARDINI Giovanni - A, 1921(d)(o)
5   MARCHINI Libero - M, 1936(d)
2   BONINO Ernesto - A, 1921(d)
2   NERI Bruno - M, 1936(d)
1   BERTUCCELLI Alberto - D, 1949(d)
SCORERS
5 MOSCARDINI Giovanni


CAPTAINS
No Lucchese player ever led the Azzurri as Captain
Giovanni MOSCARDINI

First player in Azzurro

Only scorer in Azzurro
Aldo OLIVIERI

Most games in Azzurro
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'Unione Sportiva Lecce' was founded with the merger of two of these local clubs - the 'Gladiator' and 'Juventus'.
HONOURS: Nil.
Mario
NICOLINI
AZZURRO RECORDS: Emilio CAPRILE is one of only five players to play in Azzurro only from the Serie B.
Luigi
BERTOLINI
Felice P.
BOREL
Luisito
MONTI
Mario
VARGLIEN
Mauro G.
CAMORANESI
Dino
BAGGIO
Antonio
CONTE
Luigi
DE AGOSTINI
Giancarlo
MAROCCHI
Stefano
TACCONI
Romeo
BENETTI
Ernesto
CASTANO
Giancarlo
BERCELLINO
Antonello
CUCCUREDDU
Gianluca
PESSOTTO
Mark
IULIANO
Ciro
FERRARA
Renato
CESARINI
Federico
MUNERATI
Luigi
CEVENINI
Silvio
PIOLA
Fabrizio
RAVANELLI
Angelo
DI LIVIO
Gianluca
VIALLI
Angelo
PERUZZI
Luciano
SPINOSI
Bruno
MORA
Gino
STACCHINI
Teobaldo
DEPETRINI
Alessio
TACCHINARDI
Bruno
NICOLE'
Pier Luigi
CASIRAGHI
Giovanni
VIOLA
Francesco
MORINI
Manuel
BLASI
Rino
FERRARIO
Carlo
PAROLA
Giorgio
CHIELLINI
Marco
DI VAIO
Giuseppe
CORRADI
Moreno
TORRICELLI
Aldo
SERENA
Alessandro
BIRINDELLI
Antonio
BRUNA
Carlo
BIGATTO
Alberto
BERTUCCELLI
Gian P.
MARCHETTI
Giacomo
MARI
Fabrizio
MICCOLI
Vincenzo
IAQUINTA
Alberto
PICCININI
Sebastian
GIOVINCO
NATIONAL HONOURS: Italian Champions, 2 - 1973/74, 1999/2000.Coppa Italia, 6 - 1958, 1997/98, 1999/2000, 2003/04, 2008/09, 2012/13.Italian Super Cup, 4 - 1998, 2000, 2009, 2017.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: UEFA Cup Winners Cup, 1 - 1999.UEFA Super Cup, 1 - 1999.Coppa delle Alpi, 2 - 1971, 1994.
Anfilogino
GUARISI
Luca
MARCHEGIANI
Lionello
MANFREDONIA
Francesco
GABRIOTTI
Giuseppe
BALDO
Paolo
NEGRO
Ezio
SCLAVI
Leandro
REMONDINI
Ciro
IMMOBILE
Cristian Daniel
LEDESMA
Antonio
CANDREVA
Federico
MARCHETTI
AZZURRO RECORDS: Marco AMELIA formed part of the Azzurri
squad that won the 2006 World Cup. Although he never played in Azzurro, Mario NICOLINI won the Olympics Gold Medal when he formed part of the Azzurri squad that won the football tournament of the 1936 Olympic Games. Mario MAGNOZZI won the Olympic Bronze Medal when he formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished third in the football tournament of the 1928 Olympic Games and won the 1930 Coppa Internazionale with the Azzurri.

Marco
AMELIA
AZZURRO RECORDS: Aldo OLIVIERI formed part of the Azzurri squad that won the 1938 World Cup, whilst Libero MARCHINI won the Olympics Gold Medal when he formed part of the Azzurri squad that won the football tournament of the 1936 Olympic Games.

Libero
MARCHINI
Giuseppe
FURINO
LIVERPOOL
FULL NAME: Liverpool Football Club
NICKNAMES: The Reds.
HISTORY: Founded on the 15 March 1892 as 'Liverpool Football Club'
by the owner of 'Anfield Stadium' to play in his vacated ground instead of
'Everton F.C.' after a dispute over the rent of the stadium. The current name was selected after the original name, 'Everton F.C. and Athlethic Grounds Ltd.' was not accepted by the English Football Association.
CITY: Liverpool
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 2GAMES: 10SCORERS: 1GOALS: 1
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
Andrea
DOSSENA

First Player in Azzurro

Most Games in Azzurro
PLAYERS
9 DOSSENA Andrea - D, 2008
1 AQUILANI Alberto - M, 2011



SCORERS
1 AQUILANI Alberto


CAPTAINS
No Liverpool player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

UNUSED CALL-UPS
BALOTELLI Mario B. - A
BORINI Fabio - A
NATIONAL HONOURS: English Champions, 18 - 1900/01, 1905/06, 1921/22, 1922/23, 1946/47, 1963/64, 1965/66, 1972/73, 1975/76, 1976/77, 1978/79, 1979/80, 1981/82, 1982/83, 1983/84, 1985/86, 1987/88, 1989/90.FA Cup, 7 - 1964/65, 1973/74, 1985/86, 1988/89, 1991/92, 2000/01, 2005/06.League Cup, 8 - 1980/81, 1981/82, 1982/83, 1983/84, 1994/95, 2000/01, 2002/03, 2011/12.FA Charity / Community Shield, 15 - 1964, 1965, 1966, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1990, 2001, 2006.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: UEFA Champions League, 5 - 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, 2005.UEFA (Europa) Cup, 3 - 1973, 1976, 2001.UEFA Super Cup, 3 - 1977, 2001, 2005.
LEGEND OF LISTS: Number of Games / Goals / Captained Games, Surname, Name, Position, Year of first game in Azzurro from the Club.

POSITIONS: G - Goalkeeper, D - Defender, M - Midfielder, A - Attacker.

ABBRIVIATIONS: (d) - Debut, Played his first game in Azzurro in that year and with that club.
       (o) - Oriundo player
       (n) - Naturalized player

UNUSED CALL-UPS: Statistics covered only from Azzurro Game 299 (25 September 1971) till TODAY. It includes also the Squads for the World Cups: 1970, 1966, 1962, 1954, 1950, 1938, 1934; European Nations Cup: 1968; Olympic Games Football Tournaments: 1952, 1948, 1936, 1928, 1924, 1920, 1912.

The Players displayed for each club are not necessary the best or most memorable players from the club, but statistically they are the main players. Displayed are mainly, the first players to play in Azzurro, score in Azzurro and Captain the Azzurri from the club and the players who played the most in Azzurro, scored most in Azzurro and Captained most the Azzurri from the Club. Where space permitted other significant statistical players from the club were displayed.
Andrea
ESPOSITO
Alfredo
FONI
Nicola
LEGROTTAGLIE
Claudio
MARCHISIO
Alessandro
MATRI
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BONUCCI
Carvalho O.
AMAURI
Alberto
AQUILANI

Only Scorer in Azzurro

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Andrea
BARZAGLI
Emanuele
GIACCHERINI
Federico
BERNARDESCHI
LATINA
FULL NAME: Unione Sportiva Latina Calcio.
NICKNAMES: Leoni Nerazzurri (Black-Blue Lions).
HISTORY: Founded in 1945 as 'Virtus Latina' but changed the name to 'Associazione Sportiva La Pontina Latina' a year later. The name was again changed five more times, in 1949 to 'Associazione Sportiva Latina', in 1959 to 'Associazione Sportiva Kalorgas Latina', in 1962 to 'Unione Calcio Latina', in 1975 to 'Latina Football Club S.p.A.' and in 1978 to 'Latina Football Club Polisportiva S.p.A.'. In 1984 the club was declared bankrupt but was immediately refounded as 'Unione Sportiva Latina S.p.A.', a name that was changed to 'Associazione Sportiva Latina 1932 S.p.A.' in 1985. In 1995 the club was again declared
CITY: Latina
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 0GAMES: 0SCORERS: 0GOALS: 0
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
No Latina player ever
played in Azzurro


SCORERS
No Latina player ever
scored in Azzurro



Federico
VIVIANI


CAPTAINS
No Latina player ever led the Azzurri as Captain


UNUSED CALL-UPS
VIVIANI Federico - M
bankrupt but was again immediately refounded as 'Associazione Sportiva Latina 1996'. However in 2007, due to big financial problems, the club stopped all its activities and ceased to exist. In 2006 another football club from Latina, 'Viribus Cisterna Montello' started to reorganise itself and thus in 2007 it changed its name to 'Football Club Latina' and took over as the main football club of the city. However in 2009 the club merged with rivals 'Virtus Latina' (founded in 2007) to create the current club 'Unione Sportiva Latina Calcio'.
HONOURS: Nil.
Benito
SARTI
Lucidio
SENTIMENTI
Simone
ZAZA
Daniele
RUGANI
Roberto
DI MATTEO
Angelo O.
OGBONNA