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  • The 1966 Italian National Soccer Team

    In 1966 England hosted the 8th World Cup Soccer Tournament. When the dust settled England stood on top as World Cup Champions. Once again the format stayed the same. 16 teams qualified for the tournament and they were divided into 4 groups of 4. Italy was placed in Group 4 with Chile, Korea DPR and the Soviet Union. Italy finished with 1 win and 2 losses and out of contention for another championship. Below is list of the players that participated in the tournament, goals they scored and the results of each match the team played.

    3 Paolo Barison Forward 1
    4 Giacomo Bulgarelli Midfielder  
    5 Tarcisio Burgnich Defender  
    6 Giacinto Facchetti Defender  
    7 Romano Fogli Midfielder  
    8 Aristide Guarneri Defender  
    9 Francesco Janich Defender  
    10 Antonio Juliano Midfielder  
    11 Spartaco Landini Defender  
    12 Gianfranco Leoncini Midfielder  
    13 Giovanni Lodetti Midfielder  
    14 Sandro Mazzola Midfielder 1
    15 Luigi Meroni Forward  
    16 Ezio Pascutti Forward  
    17 Marino Perani Forward  
    19 Gianni Rivera Midfielder  
    20 Francesco Rizzo Midfielder  
    21 Roberto Rosato Defender  
    22 Sandro Salvadore Defender  
    Goal Keepers
    No.NameRecord (W - D - L)Goals Allowed
    1 Enrico Albertosi 1 - 0 - 2 2
    2 Roberto Anzolin    
    18 Pierluigi Pizzaballa    
    Coach - Edmondo Fabbri

    Match Results
    Group 4
    Italy2 - 0Chile
    Sandro Mazzola 8'
    Paolo Barison 88'
    Goals Scored 
    Italy0 - 1Societ Union
     Goals ScoredIgor Chislenko 57'
    Italy0 - 1Korea DPR
     Goals ScoredPak Doo-Ik 42'
    9th Place Finish
    1962 World Cup 1970 World Cup
    Italian National Soccer Team

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