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List of all the Azzurri who had the honour to lead the Italian National Team as Captain
80 BUFFON Gianluigi (GK) (Parma 0, Juventus 80)

79 CANNAVARO Fabio (DF) (Parma 5, Inter 19, Juventus 29, Real Madrid 26)

74 MALDINI Paolo (DF) (Milan 74)

70 FACCHETTI Giacinto (DF) (Inter 70)

59 ZOFF Dino (GK) (Napoli 0, Juventus 59)

33 BERGOMI Giuseppe (DF) (Inter 33)

31 BARESI Franco (DF) (Milan 31)

28 BALONCIERI Adolfo (MF) (Alessandria 4, Torino 24)

26 DE VECCHI Renzo (DF) (Milan 0, Genoa 26)

24 BONIPERTI Giampiero (AT) (Juventus 24)

21 BONUCCI Leonardo (DF) (Bari 0, Juventus 18, Milan 3)

20 CHIELLINI Giorgio (DF) (Fiorentina 0, Juventus 20)

17 MEAZZA Giuseppe (MF) (Inter 17)
17 SALVADORE Sandro (DF) (Milan 0, Juventus 17)

16 CALIGARIS Umberto (DF) (Casale 2, Juventus 14)

11 MILANO Giuseppe (MF) (Pro Vercelli 11)

10 CABRINI Antonio (DF) (Juventus 10)
10 SCIREA Gaetano (DF) (Juventus 10)

9 ALLEMANDI Luigi (DF) (Juventus 0, Inter 1, Roma 8)
9 PIOLA Silvio (AT) (Lazio 5, Juventus 2, Novara 2)
9 TARDELLI Marco (MF) (Juventus 8, Inter 1)

8 ALTOBELLI Alessandro (AT) (Inter 8)
8 PIRLO Andrea (MF) (Milan 4, Juventus 4, New York City 0)
8 ROSETTA Virginio (DF) (Pro Vercelli 0, Juventus 8)

7 CARAPELLESE Riccardo (AT) (Milan 2, Torino 5, Genoa 0)
7 CEVENINI Luigi (MF) (Inter 6, Novese 0, Juventus 1)
7 DEL PIERO Alessandro (AT) (Juventus 7)

6 ALBERTINI Demetrio (MF) (Milan 6)
6 ANNOVAZZI Carlo (MF) (Milan 6)
6 BUFFON Lorenzo (GK) (Milan 0, Genoa 0, Inter 6)
6 CERVATO Sergio (DF) (Fiorentina 5, Juventus 1)
6 DE ROSSI Daniele (MF) (Roma 6)
6 FOSSATI Virgilio (MF) (Inter 6)
6 MALDINI Cesare (DF) (Milan 6)

5 COMBI Gianpiero (GK) (Juventus 5)
5 MAZZOLA Alessandro (MF) (Inter 5)
5 MAZZOLA Valentino (MF) (Venezia 0, Torino 5)
5 PANDOLFINI Egisto (MF) (Fiorentina 2, Roma 3, Inter 0)

4 ANTOGNONI Giancarlo (MF) (Fiorentina 4)
4 RIVERA Gianni (MF) (Milan 4)

3 COSTACURTA Alessandro (DF) (Milan 3)
3 FERRARIS Attilio (MF) (Roma 0, Lazio 3)
3 NESTA Alessandro (DF) (Lazio 0, Milan 3)
3 VIALLI Gianluca (AT) (Sampdoria 1, Juventus 2)

2 BENETTI Romeo (MF) (Milan 0, Juventus 2, Roma 0)
2 BULGARELLI Giacomo (MF) (Bologna 2)
2 CALI' Francesco (DF) (Andrea Doria 2)
2 CAPPELLI Giulio (AT) (Viareggio 2)
2 COLLOVATI Fulvio (DF) (Milan 0, Inter 2)
2 FERRARI Giovanni (MF) (Alessandria 0, Juventus 0, Inter 2)
2 FERRARIS Pietro (AT) (Napoli 0, Inter 0, Torino 2)
2 FLORENZI Alessandro (DF) (Roma 0, Paris St Germain 2)
2 FONI Alfredo (DF) (Juventus 2)
2 GATTUSO Gennaro Ivan (MF) (Milan 2)
2 GILARDINO Alberto (A) (Parma 0, Milan 0, Fiorentina1, Bologna 1)
2 IMMOBILE Ciro (AT) (Torino 0, Borussia Dortmund 0, Lazio 2)
2 MAGNINI Ardico (DF) (Fiorentina 2)
2 MATERAZZI Marco (DF) (Perugia 0, Inter 2)
2 MONTOLIVO Riccardo (MF) (Fiorentina 0, Milan 2)
2 MONTUORI Miguel (MF) (Fiorentina 2) Oriundo: Argentina/Chile
2 NERI Maino (MF) (Modena 2, Inter 0)
2 PAGLIUCA Gianluca (GK) (Sampdoria 0, Inter 2)
2 RAVA Pietro (DF) (Juventus 2, Alessandria 0)
2 SEGATO Armando (MF) (Fiorentina 2)
2 ZAMBROTTA Gian Luca (DF) (Bari 0, Juventus 0, Barcelona 0, Milan 2)

1 AMBROSINI Massimo (MF) (Milan 1)
1 BERNARDESCHI Federico (MF) (Fiorentina 0, Juventus 1)
1 BERNARDINI Fulvio (MF) (Lazio 0, Inter 0, Roma 1)
1 BRIGHENTI Sergio (AT) (Padova 0, Sampdoria 1)
1 BURGNICH Tarcisio (DF) (Inter 1)
1 CAMPELLI Piero (GK) (Inter 1)
1 CASSANO Antonio (AT) (Roma 0, Real Madrid 0, Sampdoria 0, Milan 1, Parma 0)
1 COLAUSSI Gino (AT) (Triestina 1)
1 DI NATALE Antonio (AT) (Empoli 0, Udinese 1)
1 DONNARUMMA Gianluigi (GK) (Milan 0, Paris St Germain 1)
1 EL SHAARAWY Stephan (AT) (Milan 0, Monaco 0, Roma 0, Shangai S. 1)
1 FERRARA Ciro (DF) (Napoli 0, Juventus 1)
1 GENTILE Claudio (DF) (Juventus 1)
1 GIANNI Mario (GK) (Bologna 1)
1 INSIGNE Lorenzo (AT) (Napoli 1)
1 JORGINHO Jorge Luiz (MF) (Napoli 0, Chelsea 1)
1 LOSI Giacomo (DF) (Roma 1)
1 MORA Bruno (MF) (Sampdoria 0, Juventus 1, Milan 0)
1 NICOLE' Bruno (AT) (Juventus 1, Roma 0)
1 PANUCCI Christian (DF) (Milan 0, Real Madrid 0, Inter 0, Roma 1)
1 PERUZZI Angelo (GK) (Juventus 0, Lazio 1)
1 PITTO Alfredo (MF) (Bologna 0, Fiorentina 0, Inter 1)
1 ROSSI Giuseppe (AT) (Villarreal 1, Fiorentina 0)
1 SANTAMARIA Aristodemo E. (MF) (Genoa 0, Novese 1)
1 SCHIAVIO Angelo (AT) (Bologna 1)
1 SIRIGU Salvatore (GK) (Palermo 0, Paris St Germain 0, Torino 1)
1 TONI Luca (AT) (Palermo 1, Fiorentina 0, Bayern Munich 0)
1 VERRATTI Marco (MF) (Pescara 0, Paris St Germain 1)





6. Giuseppe BERGOMI
(Inter)
33 Games as Captain
7. Franco BARESI
(Milan)
31 Games as Captain
4. Giacinto FACCHETTI
(Inter)
70 Games as Captain
3. Paolo MALDINI
(Milan)
74 Games as Captain

5. Dino ZOFF
(Juventus)
59 Games as Captain

9. Renzo DE VECCHI
(Genoa)
26 Games as Captain

13. Giuseppe MEAZZA
(Inter)
17 Games as Captain
10. Giampiero BONIPERTI
(Juventus)
24 Games as Captain
Most Captain by an Attacker
LEGEND: Nr.of Games, Surname, Name, Position, Date of Debute, Club, Games from Club, Oriundo: Home country.
DESCRIPTION OF POSITION: GK - Goalkeeper, DF - Defender, MF - Midfielder, AT - Attacker.

DESCRIPTION OF CAPTAIN: The Captain of the Italian National Team is selected through the number of games played in Azzurro by each player that is in the starting line-up of each game. The player who played most games in Azzurro will receive the band of Captain for that match. For statistical purposes only the Captain that started the game as such is considered, this means that any other player who receives the band of Captain with the game underway as a result of the substitution of the original Captain, will not be listed as captain.

2. Fabio CANNAVARO
(Parma, Inter, Juventus & Real Madrid)
79 Games as Captain
Most Captain from
different Clubs
Most Captain by a Defender
First Captain from a
Foreign Club
Most from a Foreign Club
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CAPTAINS
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Francesco CALI'
(Andrea Doria)
2 Games as Captain
First Captain, First Home Captain, First Away Captain & First Friendly Captain
16. Giuseppe MILANO
(Pro Vercelli)
11 Games as Captain
First Competitive Captain
1. Gianluigi BUFFON
(Juventus)
80 Games as Captain
Most Games as Captain
Most Captain by a Goalkeeper
Most from one Club
8. Adolfo BALONCIERI
(Alessandria & Torino)
28 Games as Captain
Most Captain by a Midfielder
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Miguel MONTUORI
(Fiorentina)
2 Games as Captain
First Oriundo to be Captain
First Coloured player to be Captain
13. Sandro SALVADORE
(Juventus)
17 Games as Captain
15. Umberto CALIGARIS
(Casale & Juventus)
16 Games as Captain
11. Leonardo BONUCCI
(Juventus & Milan)
21 Games as Captain
12. Giorgio CHIELLINI
(Juventus)
20 Games as Captain
17. Antonio CABRINI
(Juventus)
10 Games as Captain
17. Gaetano SCIREA
(Juventus)
10 Games as Captain
Jorge Luiz JORGINHO
(Chelsea)
1 Game as Captain
SecondOriundo to be Captain
First Oriundo to be Captain from a Foreign Club