AZZURRO RECORDS: Paris Saint Germain is the foreign club whose players played most games with the Italian National team - 64 games. Thiago MOTTA and Salvatore SIRIGU formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished Runner-up European Champions in 2012. Salvatore SIRIGU also formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished Third in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013. Paris Saint Germain was the first foreign club to give an Oriundo player to the Italian National team and is the foreign club with most Oriundi games in Azzurro. Salvatore SIRIGU is the Azzurro with most Unused Call-ups from a Foreign Club and Thiago MOTTA was the first Oriundo player to play in Azzurro from a Foreign Club and is also the Oriundo player who played most games in Azzurro from a foreign club. 
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Profile lists of all the Clubs starting with the letters N, O, P and Q that gave players to the Italian National team
PROFILES N-Q
Clubs:
NAPOLI
FULL NAME: Societa Sportiva Calcio Napoli s.p.a.
NICKNAMES: Azzurri (blues), I Ciucciarelli (The little donkeys), Partenopei (The Greek name of the city of Napoli derived from the Greek mythology siren Parthenope).
HISTORY: Founded in 1904 as 'Napoli Foot-Ball and Cricket Club' but two years later the name was shortened to 'Napoli Foot-Ball Club'. In 1921 it merged with 'Internazionale Napoli (founded in 1912 by foreign desident players from 'Napoli Foot-Ball Club') to create 'Foot-Ball Club Internazionale-Naples' also known as 'FBC Internaples'. In 1926 the club changed the name to 'Associazione Calcio Napoli' and in
CITY: Napoli
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 33GAMES: 295SCORERS: 10GOALS: 20
CAPTAINS: 1CAPTAINED GAMES: 1
Attila SALLUSTRO

First player in Azzurro
NOVARA
FULL NAME: Novara Calcio Spa
NICKNAMES: Azzurri (blues).
HISTORY: Founded in December 1908 as 'Football Association Studenti' by teenage students, but in November 1912 they were joint by all the best players of the clubs 'Voluntas', 'Pro Scalon', 'Ginnastica e Scherma', 'Forza & Speranza' and 'Collegio Gallarini' to create 'Novara Calcio'.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: Novara
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 5GAMES: 25SCORERS: 1GOALS: 3
CAPTAINS: 1CAPTAINED GAMES: 2
PLAYERS
11 MIGLIAVACCA Enrico - M, 1921(d)
6   REYNAUDI Ettore - M, 1920(d)
4   MENEGHETTI Mario - M, 1920(d)
2   MARUCCO Giustiniano - A, 1920(d)
2   PIOLA Silvio - A, 1947

Enrico MIGLIAVACCA

Most games in Azzurro

Only scorer in Azzurro
NOVESE
FULL NAME: Unione Sportiva Dilettantistica Novese
(The name 'Novese' means the club of the city 'Novi')
HISTORY: Founded in 1919.
NATIONAL HONOURS: Italian Champions, 1 - 1921/22.
CITY: Novi Ligure
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 3GAMES: 11SCORERS: 1GOALS: 2
CAPTAINS: 1CAPTAINED GAMES: 1
PLAYERS
6 SANTAMARIA Aristodemo E. - M, 1921
4 CEVENINI Luigi - M, 1921
1 VERCELLI Luigi - D, 1921(d)



SCORERS
2 SANTAMARIA Aristodemo E


CAPTAINS
1 SANTAMARIA Aristodemo E
Aristodemo E. SANTAMARIA

First player in Azzurro

Most games in Azzurro

Only scorer in Azzurro

Only captain in Azzurro
Luigi CEVENINI
OLYMPIQUE MARSEILLE
FULL NAME: Olympique de Marseille
NICKNAMES: l'OM (Name Initials), l'Oheme (Name Initials in Words), Marseillais (Men from Marseille).
HISTORY: Founded in 1899 as'Olympique de Marseille' after the restructuring of the 'Football Club de Marseille' founded in 1892 as 'Sporting Club de Marseille'.
NATIONAL HONOURS: French Champions, 9 - 1937, 1948, 1971, 1972, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2010.French Cup, 10 - 1924, 1926, 1927, 1935, 1938, 1943, 1969, 1972, 1976, 1989.French Super Cup (Trophée des
CITY: Marseille (France)
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 1GAMES: 5SCORERS: 0GOALS: 0 CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
5 RAVANELLI Fabrizio - A, 1997



Fabrizio RAVANELLI

Only player in Azzurro
SCORERS
No Olympique Marseille player ever scored in Azzurro

CAPTAINS
No Olympique Marseille player ever led the Azzurri as Captain



PERUGIA
FULL NAME: Perugia Calcio Spa.
NICKNAMES: Grifoni (Griffons)
HISTORY: Founded on the 9 June 1905 as 'Associazione Calcio Perugia' after the merger of 'Fortebraccio' and 'Libertas'. For a brief period, between 1913 and 1919, they changed their name to 'Societa Sportiva Perugia'. In 2005 they were declared bankrupt but refounded immediately as 'Perugia Calcio Spa'.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: .UEFA Intertoto Cup, 1 - 2003.
CITY: Perugia
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 7GAMES: 20SCORERS: 0GOALS: 0
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
5 ROSSI Paolo - A, 1979
4 MICCOLI Fabrizio - A, 2003(d)
3 BAGNI Salvatore - M, 1981(d)
3 GROSSO Fabio - D, 2003(d)
2 LIVERANI Fabio - M, 2001(d)
2 MATERAZZI Marco - D, 2001(d)
1 GIUNTI Federico - M, 1996(d)

Paolo
ROSSI

First player in Azzurro

Most games in Azzurro
SCORERS
No Perugia player ever scored in Azzurro

CAPTAINS
No Perugia player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

UNUSED CALL-UPS
NOVELLINO Walter A. - A
PLAYERS
49 DE NAPOLI Fernando - M, 1986
34 MAGGIO Christian - M, 2008(d)
30 INSIGNE Lorenzo - A, 2012(d)
28 BAGNI Salvatore - M, 1984
25 FERRARA Ciro - D, 1987(d)
19 ZOFF Dino - G, 1968(d)
18 JULIANO Antonio - M, 1966(d)
12 CRIPPA Massimo - M, 1988(d)
10 CARNEVALE Andrea A. - A, 1989(d)
8   JORGINHO Jorge L. - M, 2016(d)(o)
8   QUAGLIARELLA Fabio - A, 2009
6   AMADEI Amedeo - A, 1951
5   BUGATTI Ottavio - G, 1957
4   CASARI Giuseppe - G, 1951
4   FRANCINI Giovanni - D, 1987
4   GABBIADINI Manolo - A, 2015
3   COLOMBARI Enrico - M, 1932
3   DE SANCTIS Morgan - G, 2011
3   FUSI Luca - M, 1989
3   ORLANDINI Andrea - M, 1974(d)
3   SAVOLDI Giuseppe - A, 1975
3   ZOLA Gianfranco - M, 1991(d)
2   BIANCHI Ottavio - M, 1966(d)
2   SALLUSTRO Attila - A, 1929(d)(o)
1   BELLUGI Mauro - D, 1979
1   ESPOSITO Salvatore - M, 1975(d)
1   FERRARIS Pietro - A, 1935(d)
1   GIORDANO Bruno - A, 1985
1   MIHALIC Marcello - M, 1929(d)
1   NARDIN Stelio - D, 1967(d)
1   PESAOLA Bruno - M, 1957(d)(o)
1   POSIO Celso - M, 1957(d)
1   VOJAK Antonio - M, 1932(d)

SCORERS
3 MIGLIAVACCA Enrico


CAPTAINS
2 PIOLA Silvio
Fernando
DE NAPOLI

Most games in Azzurro
Fabrizio MICCOLI
1964 to the current name 'Società Sportiva Calcio Napoli'. In 1994 the club was declared bankrupt but was immediately refounded as 'Napoli Soccer', but in 2006 the current name was again restored.
NATIONAL HONOURS: Italian Champions, 2 - 1986/87, 1989/90.Coppa Italia, 5 - 1961/62, 1975/76, 1986/87, 2011/12, 2013/14.Italian Super Cup, 2 - 1990, 2014.Lipton Challenge Cup, 3 - 1909, 1911, 1914.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: UEFA (Europa) Cup, 1 - 1988/89.Coppa delle Alpi, 1 - 1966.Anglo-Italian League Cup, 1 - 1976.
Marcello MIHALIC

First player in Azzurro

First goal in Azzurro
Amedeo AMADEI

Most Goals in Azzurro
Salvatore BAGNI
Antonio JULIANO
Dino
ZOFF
Ciro
FERRARA
Mario MENEGHETTI

First player in Azzurro
Silvio PIOLA

Only captain in Azzurro
PADOVA
FULL NAME: Calcio Padova SpA
NICKNAMES: Biancoscudati (White-Shielded), Patavini (Patavins meaning
the people of Patavium, the old Latin name of the city of Padova).
HISTORY: Founded on the 29 January 1910 as 'Associazione Calcio Padova'. The name was eventually changed to the current 'Calcio Padova Spa'.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: Padova
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 6GAMES: 15SCORERS: 2GOALS: 2 CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
5 BRIGHENTI Sergio - A, 1959(d)
4 FAYENZ Antonio - M, 1925(d)
3 MONTI Feliciano - A, 1923(d)
1 MARIANI Amos - M, 1959
1 MORO Silvano - M, 1958(d)
1 VECCHINA Giovanni - A, 1928(d)

Feliciano MONTI

First player in Azzurro
SCORERS
1 BRIGHENTI Sergio
1 MARIANI Amos


CAPTAINS
No Padova player ever led the Azzurri as Captain


UNUSED CALL-UPS
BARZAN Gianangelo - D


Sergio BRIGHENTI

Most games in Azzurro

First goal in Azzurro

Most goals in Azzurro
Amos MARIANI

Most goals in Azzurro
PALERMO
FULL NAME: Unione Sportiva Città di Palermo Spa
NICKNAMES: Rosanero (Pink-Blacks), Aquile (Eagles).
HISTORY: Founded on the 1 November 1900 as 'Anglo Panormitan Athletic and Football Club', in 1907 the club changed its name to 'Palermo Foot-Ball Club' and in 1919 it was recreated after World War I under the name 'Unione Sportiva Palermo'. In 1927 the club was declared bankrupt but immediately refounded as 'Palermo FootBall Club' and merged with the 'Vigor Palermo'. After another bankruptcy in 1940, the club was again refounded in 1941 and merged with 'Unione Sportiva Juventina Palermo' to create 'Unione Sportiva Palermo Juventina'. The name was
CITY: Palermo
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 17GAMES: 128SCORERS: 5GOALS: 9 CAPTAINS: 1CAPTAINED GAMES: 1
PLAYERS
23 BARZAGLI Andrea - D, 2004(d)
20 GROSSO Fabio - D, 2005
17 ZACCARDO Cristian - D, 2004(d)
14 BARONE Simone - M, 2004
12 BALZARETTI Federico - D, 2010(d)
10 TONI Luca - A, 2004(d)
8   CASSANI Mattia - D, 2009(d)
5   NOCERINO Antonio - M, 2011
3   AMELIA Marco - G, 2008
3   DI MICHELE David - A, 2006
3   GIMONA Aredio - M, 1951(d)
2   BRIENZA Franco - A, 2005(d)
2   MATTREL Carlo - G, 1962(d)
2   SIRIGU Salvatore - G, 2010(d)
2   VAZQUEZ Franco D. - M, 2015(d)(o)
1   CARACCIOLO Andrea - A, 2006
1   DIANA Aimo Stefano - M, 2007

SCORERS
3 GIMONA Aredio
2 GROSSO Fabio
2 TONI Luca
1 BARONE Simone
1 ZACCARDO Cristian

CAPTAINS
1 TONI Luca

UNUSED CALL-UPS
BOVO Cesare - D
GUARDALBEN Matteo - G
SANTONI Nicola - G
VIVIANO Emiliano - G



Aredio GIMONA

First player in Azzurro

First goal in Azzurro

Most goals in Azzurro
PARMA
FULL NAME: Parma Football Club Spa.
NICKNAMES: Crociati (Of the Cross / Crusaders), Gialloblu (Yellow-Blues),
Ducali (Men from the Duchy).
HISTORY: Founded on the 27 July 1913 as 'Verdi Foot Ball Club' but five months later the name was changed to 'Parma Foot Ball Club'. In 1931 the name was changed to 'Parma Associazione Sportiva', in 1967 to 'Parma Football Club' and in 1968 to 'Parma Associazione Calcio'. On the 1 January 1970 it merged with 'Associazione Calcio Parmense' (founded in 1968) but kept the same name. In 2004 it was declared bankrupt but was immediately refounded with the current name.
CITY: Parma
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 30GAMES: 300SCORERS: 8GOALS: 21
CAPTAINS: 1CAPTAINED GAMES: 5
SCORERS
7 ZOLA Gianfranco
5 CHIESA Enrico
3 FUSER Diego
2 GILARDINO Alberto
1 APOLLONI Luigi
1 BAGGIO Dino
1 CRIPPA Massimo
1 VANOLI Paolo

CAPTAINS
5 CANNAVARO Fabio

UNUSED CALL-UPS
BASTONI Alessandro - D
CERRI Alberto - A
INGLESE Roberto - A
MIRANTE Antonio - G



Alberto
DI CHIARA

First player in Azzurro
PLAYERS
61 CANNAVARO Fabio - D, 1997(d)
40 BAGGIO Dino - M, 1994
23 BENARRIVO Antonio - D, 1993(d)
23 ZOLA Gianfranco - M, 1993
20 BUFFON Gianluigi - G, 1997(d)
15 APOLLONI Luigi - D, 1994(d)
13 CHIESA Enrico - A, 1996
11 FERRARI Matteo - D, 2002(d)
11 FUSER Diego - M, 1998
10 GIOVINCO Sebastian - M, 2011(d)
9   BONERA Daniele - D, 2003
8   MINOTTI Lorenzo - D, 1994(d)
7   DI CHIARA Alberto - M, 1992(d)
6   GILARDINO Alberto - A, 2004(d)
6   MUSSI Roberto - D, 1994
5   CRIPPA Massimo - M, 1994
5   PAROLO Marco - M, 2013
4   CASSANO Antonio - A, 2014
4   DI VAIO Marco - A, 2001(d)
3   BUCCI Luca - G, 1994(d)
3   PALETTA Gabriel A. - D, 2014(d)(o)
2   ANTONELLI Luca - D, 2010(d)
2   MARCHIONNI Marco - M, 2003(d)
2   MELLI Alessandro - A, 1993(d)
2   VANOLI Paolo - D, 1999(d)
1   BARONE Simone - M, 2004(d)
1   CASTELLINI Marcello - D, 2003(d)
1   GALLOPPA Daniele - M, 2009
1   SARTOR Luigi - D, 2002
1   ZORATTO Daniele - M, 1993(d)


Dino
BAGGIO

First goal in Azzurro
NATIONAL HONOURS: Coppa Italia, 3 - 1991/92, 1998/99, 2001/02.Italian Super Cup, 1 - 1999.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: Cup Winners Cup, 1 - 1993.UEFA Cup, 2 - 1995, 1999.European Super Cup, 1 - 1993.
Fabio CANNAVARO

Most games in Azzurro

Only captain in Azzurro
Gianfranco ZOLA

Most goals in Azzurro
Antonio BENARRIVO
Gianluigi BUFFON
Enrico CHIESA
PIEMONTE
FULL NAME: Piemonte Football Club (The Name 'Piemonte' is the name
of the Region whose capital city is Torino, the home town of the club).
HISTORY: Active in the Italian National Championship between
1911 and 1915 when the Italian Championship was suspended due to World War I. In 1919 when the Championship was restarted, 'Piemonte Football Club' was already disbanded.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: Torino
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 4GAMES: 6SCORERS: 0GOALS: 0
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
3 BERARDO Felice - A, 1911(d)
1 FAROPPA Vittorio - G, 1912(d)
1 GAVINELLI Rodolfo - M, 1911(d)
1 VALOBRA Attilio - M, 1913(d)

Felice BERARDO

First player in Azzurro

Most games in Azzurro
SCORERS
No Piemonte player ever scored in Azzurro

CAPTAINS
No Piemonte player ever led the Azzurri as Captain
PISA
FULL NAME: Pisa Calcio Spa.
NICKNAMES: Nerazzurri (Black-Blues), Torri (Towers - with reference to the
famous leaning tower of Pisa).
HISTORY: Founded in April 1909 as 'Pisa Sporting Club'. In 1932 they
changed the name to 'Associazione Calcio Pisa' but in 1947 they changed it back to the original name. In 1994 it was declared bankrupt but was refounded immediately first as 'Associazione Calcio Pisa' and in 1995 as 'Pisa Calcio Spa'.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: Mitropa Cup, 2 - 1986, 1988.
CITY: Pisa
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 3GAMES: 8SCORERS: 2GOALS: 6
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
4 BIAGI Carlo - M, 1936(d)
3 BERTONI Sergio - A, 1936(d)
1 MOSCARDINI Giovanni - A, 1925(o)

Giovanni MOSCARDINI

First player in Azzurro

First goal in Azzurro
SCORERS
4 BIAGI Carlo
2 MOSCARDINI Giovanni

CAPTAINS
No Pisa player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

UNUSED CALL-UPS
BALDIERI Paolo - A
VANNUCCI Paolo - G
Carlo
BIAGI

Most games in Azzurro

Most goals in Azzurro
AZZURRO RECORDS: Pisa is the club with most Azzurro goals from
the Serie B. One Pisa player won the 1938 World Cup with the Azzurri: Sergio
BERTONI and three Pisa players won the Olympic Gold Medal when the Italian
National team won the Football Tournament of the 1936 Olympic Games: Sergio BERTONI, Carlo BIAGI and Paolo VANNUCCI who never played with the Italian National team although he formed part of the Azzurri squad. Carlo BIAGI scored the first Poker (four goals in one match) in Azzurro and is also the Azzurro player who scored most from the Serie B. He is one of only five players to play in Azzurro only from the Serie B.
PRO PATRIA
FULL NAME: Pro Patria Gallaratese Gallarate Busto S.r.l.
(The name 'Pro Patria' means 'For the Fatherland' in the Latin language).
NICKNAMES: Tigrotti (Little Tigers).
HISTORY: Founded in 1907 as 'Societa Sportiva Aurora'. On the 26 February 1919 it was refounded after World War I as 'Pro Patria et Libertate Unione degli Sports Bustesi' but commonly called 'Pro Patria'. In 1995 it merged with the 'Società Ginnastica Gallaratese' and adapted the current name.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: Busto Arsizio
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 3GAMES: 6SCORERS: 2GOALS: 4
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
2 CAVIGIOLI Emidio - M, 1948(d)
2 LA ROSA Francesco - A, 1952(d)
2 TURCONI Angelo - M, 1948(d)

Emidio CAVIGIOLI

First player in Azzurro

Most goals in Azzurro
SCORERS
3 CAVIGIOLI Emidio
1 TURCONI Angelo

CAPTAINS
No Pro Patria player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

UNUSED CALL-UPS
TRERE' Attilio - M
Angelo TURCONI

First player in Azzurro

First goal in Azzurro
PRO VERCELLI
FULL NAME: Unione Sportiva Pro Vercelli Calcio Srl.
NICKNAMES: Bianchi (Whites), Bianche Casacche (White Shirts), Leoni (Lions).
HISTORY: Founded in 1892 as 'Societa Ginnastica Pro Vercelli' with the football section being created within the club in 1903. In 1910 the name was changed to 'Unione Sportiva Pro Vercelli' and in 1954 the club absorbed 'Gruppo Primi Calci'.
NATIONAL HONOURS: Italian Champions, 7 - 1908, 1909, 1910/11, 1911/12, 1912/13, 1920/21, 1921/22.
CITY: Vercelli
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 19GAMES: 105SCORERS: 3GOALS: 6
CAPTAINS: 1CAPTAINED GAMES: 11
PLAYERS
13 ARA Guido - M, 1911(d)
11 MILANO Giuseppe - M, 1911(d)
10 ROSETTA Virginio - D, 1920(d)
9   BERARDO Felice - A, 1912
9   BINASCHI Angelo - D, 1911(d)
9   LEONE Pietro - M, 1911(d)
8   CORNA Carlo - A, 1911(d)
8   RAMPINI Carlo - M, 1911(d)
7   VALLE Modesto - D, 1912(d)
5   INNOCENTI Giovanni - G, 1913(d)
5   MILANO Felice - M, 1912(d)
2   ARDISSONE Mario - M, 1924(d)
2   PARODI Giuseppe - M, 1920
2   ZANELLO Mario - D, 1927(d)
1   BORELLO Francesco - A, 1924(d)
1   FRESIA Vincenzo - A, 1913(d)
1   MATTUTEIA Francesco - M, 1924(d)
1   RAMPINI Alessandro - M, 1920(d)
1   ROSSO Severino - M, 1924(d)

Guido
ARA

First player in Azzurro

Most games in Azzurro
SCORERS
3 RAMPINI Carlo
2 BERARDO Felice
1 ARA Guido


CAPTAINS
11 MILANO Giuseppe


UNUSED CALL-UPS
PICCALUGA Angelo - A
Carlo RAMPINI

First player and goal in Azzurro

Most goals in Azzurro
AZZURRO RECORDS: Mario ZANELLO formed part of the Azzurro squad that won the first edition of the Coppa Internazionale in 1930. Carlo RAMPINI was the first azzurro to score a bis (two goals in one match) and  Giuseppe MILANO was the first Azzurro Captain of a Competitive match and is the second of only four players to lead the Azzurri as Captain in his debut match.
Giuseppe MILANO

First player in Azzurro

Only captain in Azzurro
Angelo BINASCHI

First player in Azzurro
Pietro
LEONE

First player in Azzurro
Carlo
CORNA

First player in Azzurro
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OLYMPIQUE LYON
FULL NAME: Olympique Lyonnais.
NICKNAMES: Les Gones, OL (Name Initials)
HISTORY: Founded on the 3 August 1950 as 'Olympique de Lyon et du Rhône' although there are those who say the club was founded in the first years of the 1900's as 'Olympique Lyonnais' after disagreement between the football and the rugby section of the 'Olympique Lyon' (founded in 1899).
NATIONAL HONOURS: French Champions, 7 - 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008.French Cup, 5 - 1964, 1967, 1973, 2008, 2012.French Super Cup (Trophée des Champions), 8 - 1973, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2012.
CITY: Lyon (France)
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 1GAMES: 20SCORERS: 1GOALS: 1 CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
20 GROSSO Fabio - D, 2007



Fabio GROSSO

Only player in Azzurro
SCORERS
1 GROSSO Fabio


CAPTAINS
No Olympique Lyon player ever led the Azzurri as Captain



AZZURRO RECORDS: One Napoli player won the World Cup: Giuseppe CAVANNA who although never played with the Italian National team he formed part of the 1934 Azzurri World Cup Squad. Antonio JULIANO and Dino ZOFF formed part of the Azzurri Squad that finished Runner-up in the 1970 World Cup whilst Andrea A. CARNEVALE, Fernando DE NAPOLI and Ciro FERRARA formed part of the Azzurri World Cup Squad of 1990 when the Azzurri finished third. Two Napoli players won the European Nations Championship of 1968: Antonio JULIANO and Dino ZOFF, another two formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished runner-up European Champions in 2012: Christian MAGGIO and Morgan DE SANCTIS, whilst five other Napoli players formed part of the Azzurri Squads that finished fourth: 1980 - Mauro BELLUGI; 1988 - Fernando DE NAPOLI, Ciro FERRARA, Giovanni FRANCINI and Francesco ROMANO who never played in Azzurro although he formed part of the Euro Squad. One Napoli player formed part of the Azzurro squad that finished Third in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013: Christian MAGGIO. Three other Napoli players formed part of the Azzurri Squad that finished Runner-up in the 1932 Coppa Internazionale: Enrico COLOMBARI, Attila SALLUSTRO and Antonio VOJAK. Attila SALLUSTRO is the only Italo-Paraguayan player to play with the Italian National team. Francesco ROMANO is the joint Azzurro player with the third most unused call-ups from a player who never played in Azzurro (8 unused call-ups)
Enrico
COLOMBARI
Mauro
BELLUGI
Andrea A.
CARNEVALE
Francesco
ROMANO
Giuseppe
CAVANNA
Antonio
VOJAK
Giovanni
FRANCINI
AZZURRO RECORDS: Fabrizio RAVANELLI is the only player to play in Azzurro from two non-Italian clubs.
changed to 'Societa Sportiva Palermo' in 1946 until it was again declared bankrupt in 1986 but refounded a year later under the name 'Unione Sportiva Citta di Palermo Spa'.
NATIONAL HONOURS: Coppa Federale Siciliana, 1 - 1920.Lipton Challenge Cup, 3 - 1910, 1912, 1913.
AZZURRO RECORDS: Four Palermo players won the 2006 World Cup: Simone BARONE, Andrea BARZAGLI, Fabio GROSSO and Cristian ZACCARDO. Federico BALZARETTI formed part of the Azzurri squad that finished runner-up European Champions in 2012.
Cristian
ZACCARDO

Simone
BARONE

AZZURRO RECORDS: Five Parma players formed part of the Italian National Squad that finished Runner-up World Champions in 1994: Luigi APOLLONI, Antonio BENARRIVO, Luca BUCCI, Lorenzo MINOTTI and Gianfranco ZOLA. Two Parma players formed part of the Azzurri squads that finished Runner-up European Champions: Fabio CANNAVARO in the Euro 2000 and Sebastian GIOVINCO in 2012. Both Enrico CHIESA and Gianfranco ZOLA scored the most Azzurro goals in the same match after entering as a substitute - 3 goals.  Antonio MIRANTE is the joint  Azzurro player with the third most unused call-ups from a player who never played in Azzurro (8 unused call-ups).
Luigi
APOLLONI
Luca
BUCCI
Lorenzo
MINOTTI
Antonio
MIRANTE
Diego
FUSER
Matteo
FERRARI
Sebastian
GIOVINCO
Rodolfo
GAVINELLI
Sergio
BERTONI
Felice
BERARDO
Virginio
ROSETTA
Mario
ZANELLO
SCORERS
4 AMADEI Amedeo
4 INSIGNE Lorenzo
2 BAGNI Salvatore
2 CARNEVALE Andrea A.
2 MIHALIC Marcello
2 QUAGLIARELLA Fabio
1 DE NAPOLI Fernando
1 GABBIADINI Manolo
1 SALLUSTRO Attila
1 SAVOLDI Giuseppe

CAPTAINS
1 INSIGNE Lorenzo

UNUSED CALL-UPS
BRAGLIA Giorgio - A
CANNAVARO Paolo - D
CAVANNA Giuseppe - G
GIULIANI Giuliano - G
GUARNERI Aristide - D
LA PALMA Antonio - D
MARANGON Luciano - D
MERET Alex - G
PEREGO Mario - D
PIN Livio - M
RENICA Alessandro - D
ROMANO Francesco - M
SANTACROCE Fabiano - D
TONELLI Lorenzo - D
VINCENZI Giovanni - D
PIACENZA
FULL NAME: Piacenza Calcio
HISTORY: Founded in 1919.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: Anglo-Italian Cup, 1 - 1986.
CITY: Piacenza
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

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

SCORERS
No Piacenza player ever
scored in Azzurro


CAPTAINS
No Piacenza player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

UNUSED  CALL-UPS
GIROMETTA Carlo - A
PUPPO Sandro - M
Modesto
VALLE
Luca
TONI

Only captain in Azzurro
Andrea
BARZAGLI

Most games in Azzurro
Fabio GROSSO
Sandro
PUPPO
AZZURRO RECORDS: Carlo GIROMETTA and Sandro PUPPO both never played with the Italian National team but formed part of the Azzurri Squad that placed first and won the Gold Medal of the 1936 Olympics Football Tournament.
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

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.
PIOMBINO
FULL NAME: Atletico Piombino S.r.l.
HISTORY: Founded in 1921 as 'Unione Sportiva Piombino Calcio'. In 1924 it merged with another sports club of the city and took its name, becoming 'Associazione Sportiva Sempre Avanti'. The club was disbanded during World War II but in 1945 it was refounded as 'Unione Sportiva Piombino'. In 1996 it was declared bankrupt but was immediately refounded as 'Associazione Sportiva Piombino'. In 2004 the name was changed to the current one.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: Piombino
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

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

SCORERS
No Piombino player ever
scored in Azzurro


CAPTAINS
No Piombino player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

UNUSED CALL-UPS
BIAGIOLI Pietro - A
Pietro
BIAGIOLI
French Legue Cup, 1 - 2001.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: UEFA Intertoto Cup, 1 - 1997.Peace Cup, 1 - 2007.
Champions), 3 - 1971, 2010, 2012.French League Cup, 3 - 2010, 2011, 2012.
NTERNATIONAL HONOURS:  UEFA Champions League, 1 - 1993.UEFA Intertoto Cup, 1 - 2005.
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Federico
BALZARETTI
PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN
CITY: Paris (France)
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 3GAMES: 70SCORERS: 1GOALS: 2
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
31 VERRATTI Marco - M, 2012
24 MOTTA Thiago - M, 2012(o)
15 SIRIGU Salvatore - G, 2012

SCORERS
2  VERRATTI Marco

CAPTAINS
No Paris Saint-Germain player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

Salvatore
SIRIGU
FULL NAME: Paris Saint-Germain Football Club.
NICKNAMES: PSG (Name Initials), Paris SG (Name Abbreviation),
Les Rouge-et-Bleu (The Red and Blues), Les Parisiens (The Parisians).
HISTORY: Founded on the 12 August 1970 through the merger of 'Paris FC' (established in 1969) and 'Stade Saint-Germain' (established in 1904).
NATIONAL HONOURS: French Champions, 7 - 1985/86, 1993/94, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16, 2017/18.French Cup, 12 - 1982, 1983, 1993, 1995, 1998, 2004, 2006, 2010, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.French Super Cup (Trophée des Champions), 7 - 1995, 1998, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.French League Cup, 8 - 1995, 1998, 2008, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: UEFA Cup Winners Cup, 1 - 1996.UEFA Intertoto Cup, 1 - 2001.
Carlo
GIROMETTA
Thiago
MOTTA

First player in Azzurro

PESCARA
FULL NAME: Delfino Pescara 1936 Srl
NICKNAMES: Delfini (Dolphins), Biancazzurri (White-Light Blues).
HISTORY: Founded in 1936 as 'Associazione Sportiva Pescara' but changed the name to 'Pescara Calcio SPA' in the 1990's. In December 2008 it was declared bankrupt but was immediately refounded on the 29 January 2009 with the current name.
HONOURS: Nil.
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

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

SCORERS
No Pescara player ever
scored in Azzurro


CAPTAINS
No Pescara player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

UNUSED  CALL-UPS
BIRAGHI Cristiano - D
CAPRARI Gianluca - A
PERIN Mattia - G
VERRATTI Marco - M
ZAMPANO Francesco - D
CITY: Pescara
Christian
MAGGIO
Morgan
DE SANCTIS
Massimo
CRIPPA
Jorge L.
JORGINHO
Fabio
QUAGLIARELLA
Ottavio
BUGATTI
Lorenzo
INSIGNE

Most Goals in Azzurro

Only Captain in Azzurro
Marco
VERRATTI

Most games in Azzurro

Only Scorer in Azzurro

NEWCASTLE UNITED
FULL NAME: Newcastle United Football Club
NICKNAMES: The Magpies (Black and White Bird), The Toon (Nickname of
Newcastle upon Tyne), Toon Army, Geordies (Nickname of the citizens of Newcastle upon Tyne).
HISTORY: Founded in December 1892 as 'Newcastle United Football Club' after the merger of two clubs: 'Newcastle East End FC' (founded in 1881) and 'Newcastle West End FC' (founded in 1882) both founded as the football section of a cricket club.
NATIONAL HONOURS: England Champions, 4 - 1904–05, 1906–07, 1908–09, 1926–27.FA Cup, 6 - 1910, 1924, 1932, 1951, 1952, 1955.FA Charity / Community Shield, 1 - 1909.
CITY: Newcastle
upon Tyne (England)
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 1GAMES: 1SCORERS: 0GOALS: 0
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
1  SANTON Davide - D, 2013

SCORERS
No Newcastle United player ever scored in Azzurro

CAPTAINS
No Newcastle United player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

Davide
SANTON

Only player in Azzurro
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: UEFA (Europa) Cup, 1 - 1969. UEFA Intertoto Cup, 1 - 2006.Kirin Cup, 1 - 1983.Texaco Cup, 2 - 1974, 1975.Anglo-Italian Cup, 1 - 1973.
NEW YORK CITY
FULL NAME: New York City Football Club
HISTORY: Founded in May 2013.
HONOURS: Nil.
CITY: New York
(USA)
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 1GAMES: 1SCORERS: 0GOALS: 0
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
1  PIRLO Andrea - M, 2015


SCORERS
No New York City player ever scored in Azzurro

CAPTAINS
No New York City player ever led the Azzurri as Captain

Andrea
PIRLO

Only player in Azzurro
Mattia
PERIN
Marco
VERRATTI
Cristiano
BIRAGHI
Gianluca
CAPRARI
Giuseppe
CASARI
NICE
FULL NAME: Olympique Gymnaste Club Nice Côte d'Azur
NICKNAMES: Les Aiglons (The Eaglets), Le Gym (The Gymasts).
HISTORY: Founded on the 9 July 1904 as 'Gymnaste Club de Nice', it concentrated mainly on gymnastics and athletics and used the blue and black colours. In 1908 the club split and the new club 'Gymnastes Amateurs Club de Nice' created a football section, but in 1910 the two clubs re merged again and returned to the old title of 'Gymnaste Club de Nice'. In 1919 the club merged with the local club 'Gymnastes Amateurs Club de Nice' and adapted it's red and black colours and name. In 1924 the club changed its name to 'Olympique Gymnaste Club de Nice' and in 1991 it
CITY: Nice
(France)
CONTRIBUTION TO THE ITALIAN NATIONAL TEAM

PLAYERS: 1GAMES: 3SCORERS: 1GOALS: 1
CAPTAINS: 0CAPTAINED GAMES: 0
PLAYERS
3 BALOTELLI Mario B. - A, 2018


SCORERS
1 BALOTELLI Mario B.

CAPTAINS
No Nice player ever led the Azzurri as Captain


Mario Barwuah
BALOTELLI

Only player in Azzurro

almost went bankrupt but was saved and the current name adapted.
NATIONAL HONOURS: France Champions, 4 - 1950–51, 1951–52, 1955–56, 1958–59.Coupe de France (Charles Simon), 3 - 1952, 1954, 1997.
INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: Nil.