Italy national football team

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Soccerball.svg Italy
Association Italian Football Federation
Confederation UEFA
Coach N/A
Most caps Gianluigi Buffon (142)
Top scorer Luigi Riva (35)
FIFA ranking 14 Decrease (17 July 2014)
First game 15 May 1910
France (6-2)
Largest win 2 August 1948
United States (9-0)
Largest loss 6 April 1924
Hungary (1-7)
World Cup
Appearances 18
First Apps 1934
Best result Champions (1934, 1938, 1982, 2006)

Italy national football team is the national football team of Italy. They won the FIFA World Cup 4 times (1934, 1938, 1982, 2006), and the UEFA European Football Championship once (1968).

Most appearances[change | change source]

As of 24 June 2014
# Name Career Caps Goals
1 Gianluigi Buffon 1997–present 142 0
2 Fabio Cannavaro 1997–2010 136 2
3 Paolo Maldini 1988–2002 126 7
4 Dino Zoff 1968–1983 112 0
Andrea Pirlo 2002–2014 112 13
6 Gianluca Zambrotta 1999–2010 98 2
7 Daniele De Rossi 2004–present 97 15
8 Giacinto Facchetti 1963–1977 94 3
9 Alessandro Del Piero 1995–2008 91 27
10 Marco Tardelli 1976–1985 81 6
Franco Baresi 1982–1994 81 1
Giuseppe Bergomi 1982–1998 81 6

Top scorers[change | change source]

As of 24 June 2014
# Name Career Goals Caps Goals per match
1 Luigi Riva 1965–1974 35 42 0.83
2 Giuseppe Meazza 1930–1939 33 53 0.62
3 Silvio Piola 1935–1952 30 34 0.88
4 Roberto Baggio 1988–2004 27 56 0.48
Alessandro Del Piero 1995–2008 27 91 0.30
6 Adolfo Baloncieri 1920–1930 25 47 0.53
Filippo Inzaghi 1997–2007 25 57 0.44
Alessandro Altobelli 1980–1988 25 61 0.41
9 Christian Vieri 1997–2005 23 49 0.47
Francesco Graziani 1975–1983 23 64 0.36