Italy national football team

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Italy national football team
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ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
FIFA ranking5
Elo ranking6
CaptainFabio Cannavaro
Head coachMarcello Lippi
Statistics
Most capsFabio Cannavaro (133)
Top scorerLuigi Riva (35)
Highest FIFA ranking1 (November 1993 February 2007 April 2007-June 2007)
Lowest FIFA ranking16 (April 1998)
Highest Elo ranking1 (June 1934-March 1940 December 1940-November 1945 July 2006-August 2006)
Lowest Elo ranking21 (November 1959)
First international1910-05-15 Italy 6–2 France (Milan, Italy)
Biggest winItaly 9–0 United States (Brentford, England; 1948-08-02)
Biggest defeatHungary 7–1 Italy (Budapest, Hungary; 1924-04-06)
World Cup Appearances16 (First in 1934)
World Cup Best result1st: 1934, 1938, 1982, 2006
African Nations Cup Appearances
African Nations Cup Best result
Copa América Appearances
Copa América Best result
European Championship Appearances7 (First in 1968)
European Championship Best result1st: 1968
Confederations Cup Appearances1 (First in 2009)
Confederations Cup Best resultRound 1: 2009
Olympic medal records
Gold1936 Berlin
Silver
Bronze1928 Amsterdam
2004 Athens
Other
Nickname(s)Azzurri
AssociationFederazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
Home stadium
FIFA codeITA
Wikipediahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italy_national_football_team
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