Italy are among the most successful football nations, having won the World Cup four times. Click through our gallery to view a selected top 10 of Italy’s best ever players.
The Azzurri had a terrible tournament in Brazil, but are still the joint-second most successful nations in the history of the tournament with Germany, after winning it in 1934, 1938, 1982 and 2006.
In addition, they also won the European Championship in 1968 as well as one Olympic gold medal in 1936.
Stars like Fabio Cannavaro and Paolo Maldini have written their names in the history books, while an ageing generation around Andrea Pirlo and Francesco Totti are in the final days of their careers.
Click through our gallery attached to the article to view Italy’s top 10 players in history.
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