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Italy's previous matches at Stade de France

Italy's previous matches at Stade de France

September 2006France/Italy

During the UEFA EURO 2008 qualifiers, France hosted Roberto Donadoni's Italian team. At the end of that game, which was held in Saint-Denis at Stade de France on 6 September 2006, the Azzurri lost to the French with a final score of 1-3.

July 1998France/Italy

The first quarter-final of the 16th World Cup took place on 3 July 1998. The encounter was between the Italian and French teams. After extra time, the match ended with a score of 0-0. Following the penalty shoot-out, France won the ITALY Match at Stade de France with a final score of 4-3.

Italy's previous matches at Stade de France


About the Italian football team

The Italian football team, which is also called La Nazionale, consists of Italian players recruited after selection. These players represent the country at international competitions.

The team, based in Rome, was founded in 1898, but played its first international match in 1910. Nicknamed the Azzurri or Gli Azzurri, the team bears the colours of azure blue and white. Its logo consists of the letter Italia, the FIGC logo of the Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio, four stars and the Italian flag. The current coach of the Italian team is Antonio Conte a former Italian international. La Nazionale trains in Florence at the Coverciano technical centre. Its record includes four World Cups which therefore makes it one of the most successful national teams for this competition. The Italian team also has to its credit the European Championship in 1968 and it won Gold at the Olympic Games in 1936. As of 3 March 2016, according to the FIFA rankings, it was in 14th place. The Azzurri has many iconic players such as Dino Zoff, Roberto Baggio and Franco Baresi. An upcoming ITALY match at Stade de France will see the participation of the current Italian team featuring, among others, Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci and Graziano Pelle.


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