The Italian national football team, which is overseen by the Italian Football Federation (FIGC), represents Italy in association football and plays internationally. The team has won four World Cup championships (1934, 1938, 1982, 2006), two Euro Cup championships (1968, 2020), as well as silver twice (1970, 1994) and bronze once (1990).

Italy’s record in the Confederations Cup is three bronze medals (2000, 2012, 2013). They have one gold medal in the Olympics (1936) and one bronze in the Central European International Cup championships (1930, 1935).

They’ve won two Central European International Cup championships (1930, 1935). The team’s unbeaten run of 37 games ended in September 2021.

Italy have been ranked first on the FIFA rankings six times (November 1993, February 2007, April 2007, May 2007, June 2007, September 2007) as well as receiving the Laureus World Sports Award for Team of the Year back in 2007.

The Italian national team’s traditional colour is azure (sky blue), which is also the colour of the Italian national teams and athletes. It is mentioned that the historic “Azzurro Savoia” (Savoy Blue) is the reason for this colour being used for the national team.

The Blues” are nicknamed for their azure colours. In their initial two fixtures, the Italian national team wore white shirts with black shorts from the club of each player at FIGC headquarters in Coverciano, Florence.

The azure shirts were introduced in the third fixture. The Italian team’s “home stadium” is not designated like some other national teams’. FIGC Coverciano headquarters in Florence is the team’s primary training ground and they play their home matches at various stadiums throughout Italy.


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