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  • The 2010 Italian National Soccer Team

    In 2010 South Africa hosted the 19th World Cup Tournament. The format for the event was the same as in 2006. The field consisted of 32 teams. The teams were divided into 8 groups of 4. Only the top two teams in each group advanced to the knockout stage. In the first round Italy was placed in Group F with New Zealand, Paraguay and Slovakia. Italy put forth a lack luster effort and finished last in group play. Below is list of the players that participated in the tournament, goals they scored and the results of each match the team played.

    13 Salvatore Bocchetti Defender  
    23 Leonardo Bonucci Defender  
    16 Mauro Camoranesi Midfielder  
    5 Fabio Cannavaro Defender  
    4 Giorgio Chiellini Defender  
    3 Domencio Criscito Defender  
    6 Daniele De Rossi Midfielder 1
    10 Antonio Di Natale Forward 1
    8 Gennaro Gattuso Midfielder  
    11 Alberto Gilardino Forward  
    9 Vincenzo Iaquinta Forward 1
    2 Christian Maggio Defender  
    15 Claudio Marchisio Midfielder  
    22 Riccardo Montolivo Midfielder  
    17 Angelo Palombo Midfielder  
    20 Giampaolo Pazzini Forward  
    7 Simone Pepe Midfielder  
    21 Andrea Pirlo Midfielder  
    18 Fabio Quagliarella Forward 1
    19 Gianluca Zambrotta Defender  
    Goal Keepers
    No.NameRecord (W - D - L)Goals Allowed
    1 Gianluigi Buffon 0 - 0 - 0 1
    14 Morgan De Sanctis    
    12 Federico Marchetti 0 - 2 - 1 4
    Coach - Marcello Lippi

    Match Results
    Group F
    Italy1 - 1Paraguay
    Daniele De Rossi 63'Goals ScoredAntolín Alcaraz 39'
    Italy1 - 1New Zealand
    Vincenzo Iaquinta 29'Goals ScoredShane Smeltz 7'
    Italy2 - 3Slovakia
    Antonio Di Natale 81'
    Fabio Quagliarella 92'
    Goals ScoredRóbert Vittek 25', 73'
    Kamil Kopúnek 89'
    26th Place Finish
    2006 World Cup  
    Italian National Soccer Team

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