Italy

Federation:               Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
Year founded:             1898
Confederation:            FIFA 1905-, UEFA 1954-
Team colours:             Blue shirt, white shorts

Overall standing:         3. World, 2. Europe
World cups participated:  18 (1934,1938,1950,1954,1962,1966,1970,1974,1978,1982,1986,1990,1994,1998,2002,2006,2010,2014)
Medals achieved:          4 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze

Matches played:           83        (45 wins,21 draw,17 lost)
Goals for:                128       ( 4. World, 2. Europe)
Goals against:            77        ( 6. World, 3. Europe)
Cautions (R/YY/Y/Total):  7,1,87,95 ( 5. World, 2. Europe)

Best goalscorers:         9 Roberto Baggio (1990-98), 9 Paolo Rossi (1978-82),
                          9 Christian Vieri (1998-02),
                          6 Salvatore Schillaci (1990),
                          5 Alessandro Altobelli (1982-86), 5 Silvio Piola (1938).

Best result:              7-1 vs. United States in 1934
Worst result:             1-4 vs. Switzerland in 1954