Italy national under-21 football team

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The Italy national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Italy. They are the most successful team in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship (with 5 titles).

Andrea Pirlo has made the most appearances for the team, with 46, and Alberto Gilardino is the top scorer, with 19 goals.

UEFA U-23 Championship Record[change | change source]

  • 1972: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 3 in qualification group.
  • 1974: Losing quarter-finalists.
  • 1976: Did not qualify. Finished 2nd of 3 in qualification group.


UEFA U-21 Championship Record[change | change source]

Year Round
Europe 1978 Quarter-Finals
Europe 1980 Quarter-Finals
Europe 1982 Quarter-Finals
Europe 1984 Semi-finals
Europe 1986 Runners-up
Europe 1988 Quarter-Finals
Europe 1990 Semi-finals
Europe 1992 Winners
France 1994 Winners
Spain 1996 Winners
Romania 1998 Did not qualify
Slovakia 2000 Winners
Switzerland 2002 Semi-finals
Germany 2004 Winners
Portugal 2006 Group stage
Netherlands 2007 Group stage
Sweden 2009 Semi-finals
Denmark 2011 Did not qualify
Israel 2013 Runners-up
Czech Republic 2015 Group stage
Poland 2017 Semi-finals
Italy 2019 Group stage
*Red border color indicates tournament was held on home soil.

Olympics football Record[change | change source]

Olympic medal record
Men's Football
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens

Since 1992 Olympics football changed to U-23 event, and the European U-21 teams, technically is a U-23 teams. The winner, runner-up and third place of UEFA U-21 Championship qualify for Olympics.

Coaches[change | change source]

As of 6 July 2016

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