Italy in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was Italy's 14th appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
Italy have won the World Cup three times: Italy 1934,
France 1938, and Spain
The Azurri were also runners up in 1970,
and 1994; third in 1990;
and fourth in 1978. Quite an impressive record.
11th June: vs. Chile
(2:2) in Bordeux.
17th June: vs. Cameroon
(3:0) in Montpellier.
23rd June: vs. Austria
(2-1) in Saint-Denis.
Italy had a lucky start against Chile, and managed to hold off the
terrible, last-minute Austrians; for a place in the Second Round.
27th June: vs. Norway (1:0) in Marseilles.
Against Norway, in the Second Round, Italy effectively killed off the
match when Vieri scored his fifth goal of the tournament; in the eighteenth minute.
3rd July: vs. France (0:0 aet) in Saint-Denis.
Italy didn't look much much livelier against France, in the
quarter-finals; scoring a blank and losing on penalties.
Union des Associations Européennes de Football.
1 Francesco Toldo (Fiorentina)
12 Gianluca Pagliuca (Inter Milan)
22 Gianluigi Buffon (Parma)
2 Giuseppe Bergomi (Inter Milan)
3 Paolo Maldini (AC Milan)
4 Fabio Cannavaro (Parma)
5 Alessandro Costacurta (AC Milan)
6 Alessandro Nesta (Lazio)
7 Gianluca Pessotto (Juventus)
8 Moreno Torricelli (Juventus)
9 Demetrio Albertini (AC Milan)
11 Dino Baggio (Parma)
13 Sandro Cois (Fiorentina)
14 Luigi di Biagio (Roma)
15 Angelo di Livio (Juventus)
16 Roberto di Matteo (Chelsea)
17 Francesco Moriero (Inter Milan)
10 Alessandro del Piero (Juventus)
18 Roberto Baggio (Bologna)
19 Filippo Inzaghi (Juventus)
20 Enrico Chiesa (Parma)
21 Christian Vieri (Athletic Madrid)
Brazil, Morocco, Norway, Scotland.
Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Italy.
Denmark, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa.
Bulgaria, Nigeria, Paraguay, Spain.
Belgium, Holland, Mexico, South Korea.
Germany, Iran, United States, Yugoslavia.
Colombia, England, Romania, Tunisia.
Argentina, Croatia, Jamaica, Japan.
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