Italy national futsal team

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Italy
Shirt badge/Association crest
Association Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (Italiana)
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
FIFA code ITA
FIFA ranking 3 (27 October 2014)[1]
Home colours
Away colours
World Cup
Appearances 6 (First in 1989)
Best result 2nd (2004)
European Championship
Appearances 9 (First in 1996)
Best result Winners (2003, 2014)

The Italy national futsal team represents Italy in international futsal competitions and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation. It is one of the strongest teams in Europe, champions in the 2003 UEFA Futsal Championship and 2014 UEFA Futsal Championship.[2]

Honours[edit]

World achievements[edit]

European achievements[edit]

  • The Italy national futsal team have won UEFA Futsal Championship once (2003), came as runners-up once (2007), and appeared in four third/fourth place playoffs[2]

Tournament records[edit]

FIFA World Cup[edit]

FIFA World Cup Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Netherlands 1989 2nd round 6 3 0 3 17 16
Hong Kong 1992 1st round 3 1 0 2 15 16
Spain 1996 2nd round 6 3 1 2 21 13
Guatemala 2000 Did not qualify - - - - - -
Taiwan 2004 Runner-up 8 6 1 1 29 13
Brazil 2008 3rd Place 9 5 1 3 25 18
Thailand 2012 3rd Place 7 6 0 1 32 13
Total 6/7 39 24 3 12 139 89

UEFA European Futsal Championship[edit]

UEFA Futsal Championship Record
Year Round Pld W D L GS GA
Spain 1996 4th place - - - - - -
Spain 1999 3rd place - - - - - -
Russia 2001 4th place - - - - - -
Italy 2003 Champions 5 5 0 0 11 3
Czech Republic 2005 3rd place 5 4 0 1 21 9
Portugal 2007 Runner-up 5 3 1 1 14 4
Hungary 2010 Quarter-finals 3 2 1 0 11 5
Croatia 2012 3rd place 5 3 1 1 11 5
Belgium 2014 Champions 5 4 0 1 18 8
Total 9/9 - - - - - -

Players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following players were named for UEFA Futsal Euro 2014.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Stefano Mammarella (1984-02-02)2 February 1984 (aged 29) Acqua & Sapone
12 1GK Michele Miarelli (1984-04-29)29 April 1984 (aged 29) Real Rieti
2 2DF Marco Ercolessi (1986-05-15)15 May 1986 (aged 27) Luparense C5
3 2DF Gabriel Lima (1987-08-19)19 August 1987 (aged 26) Asti
4 2DF Sergio Romano (1987-09-28)28 September 1987 (aged 26) Pescara
5 2DF Luca Leggiero (1984-11-11)11 November 1984 (aged 29) Pescara
13 2DF Daniel Giasson (1987-08-24)24 August 1987 (aged 26) Pescara
17 2DF Murilo Ferreira (1989-03-10)10 March 1989 (aged 24) Acqua & Sapone
6 4FW Humberto Honorio (1983-07-21)21 July 1983 (aged 30) Luparense C5
7 4FW Massimo De Luca (1987-10-07)7 October 1987 (aged 26) Real Rieti
18 4FW Vampeta (1984-07-18)18 July 1984 (aged 29) Asti
9 4FW Rodolfo Fortino (1983-04-30)30 April 1983 (aged 30) Luparense C5
10 4FW Alex Merlim (1986-07-15)15 July 1986 (aged 27) Luparense C5
11 4FW Saad Assis (1979-10-26)26 October 1979 (aged 34) FC Barcelona

Results and fixtures[edit]

2014[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]