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The Italian national football team represents Italy in association football and is controlled by the ... The national football team is known as Gli Azzurri from the traditional colour of Italian nat...

History | VivoAzzurro


Apr 11, 2014 ... The history of the Italian national team all began on 15<sup>th</sup> May 1910 in ... for the Azzurri came on 11<sup>th</sup> March 1930 with a win in the so-called ...

why is italy called azzurri - Sport - Whirlpool


Jul 6, 2006 ... simple question guys, why do they call the italian football club azzurri??

"Soccer" And Other Words of the Game (by Garry Archer)


Blue (actually light blue, "azzurro" in italian, that's why the team players are called "gli azzurri"; that's also why the italian boat for America's Cup some editions ...

Why are the Italians known as the Azzurri - Answers.com


Italian teams (of any sport) are known as the Azzurri, because of the colour of the jerseys they wear, which is light blue ("azzurro", in italian). This colour used to ...

Beyond The Pitch - Italian Football Terminology Guide


Sep 3, 2011 ... A soccer player or footballer is a called a calciatore. ... Another word close to the hearts and souls of Italians is Gli Azzurri or “The Blues.”

Euro 2016 Italy preview finds Azzurri light in attack - ESPN FC


Mar 24, 2016 ... With Euro 2016 on the horizon, Mina Rzouki looks at how Italy are ... With Verratti suffering from a hamstring injury, Conte called him up for the ...

The Italian national soccer team. - Italian Culture


One for the album - Italy's national football team, UEFA Cup 2012. ... in the Italian national soccer team, the 'Nazionale', more commonly called the 'Azzurri'.

Azzurri | Forza Italian Football


Marco Verratti is, when fully fit, the Azzurri's most accomplished player More... conte ... Italy coach Antonio Conte has announced his preliminary squad for this ...

Conte's Call: Should Giovinco Join the Azzurri? | Forza Italian Football


Mar 22, 2016 ... Should Antonio Conte include Sebastian Giovinco in the Italian ... and Cons against, Giovinco being called up to play for the national team.

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Notes & Queries: Why do Italian teams play in blue? | Life and style ...


Nov 21, 2012 ... Why do Italian national sports teams mostly wear blue, rather than ... Because it would be silly to have a team called the Azzuri wearing green.

13 Things You Need To Know About Italy's World Cup Team


Jun 10, 2014 ... The soccer team is known as the Azzurri, which refers to the team's blue jerseys. ... 3. And this is how fans cheer for the Italian national team.

Azzurri news | Italian national team | Football Italia


The latest news, fixtures and results from the Azzurri, the Italian national team. ... Domenico Criscito “did not expect” to be called for Euro 2016. “Antonio Conte ...