Italy national under-18 football team

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Italy Under-18
Nickname(s) Azzurrini (The Little Blues)
Association Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Paolo Vanoli
Captain Alberto Cerri
Most caps Pierre Regonesi (23)
Top scorer Nicola Ventola (14)
FIFA code ITA
FIFA ranking 6
First colours
Second colours
European Under-18 Championship
Appearances n/a
Best result Winners: 1958, 1966

The Italian national under-18 football team represents Italy in international football at an under-18 age level and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio), the governing body for football in Italy. The current manager is Paolo Vanoli.

The following players were named in the last squad for the friendly match against Austria U18s on 14 August 2013.

Recent results[edit]

Current squad[edit]

Goalkeepers
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Emil Audero (1997-01-18) 18 January 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Italy Juventus Jugend
22 1GK Lorenzo Ferrari (1996-03-09) 9 March 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy AC Milan Primavera
23 1GK Simone Scuffet (1996-05-31) 31 May 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Udinese Calcio
Defenders
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
2 2DF Giacomo Sciacca (1996-04-19) 19 April 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Inter Milan Jugend
13 2DF Roberto Pirrello (1996-05-03) 3 May 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Palermo Primavera
15 2DF Arturo Calabresi (1996-03-17) 17 March 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy AS Roma Primavera
6 2DF Elio Capradossi (1996-03-11) 11 March 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy AS Roma Primavera
3 2DF Giulio Mulas (1996-11-09) 9 November 1996 (age 17) 1 0 Italy AS Siena Primavera
18 2DF Federico Dimarco (1997-11-10) 10 November 1997 (age 16) 1 0 Italy Inter Milan Jugend
20 2DF Davide Calabria (1996-12-06) 6 December 1996 (age 17) 1 0 Italy AC Milan Jugend
19 2DF Matteo Vito Lomolino (On Loan From Inter Milan) (1996-03-11) 11 March 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Modena Primavera
Midfielders
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
4 3MF Andrea Palazzi (1996-02-24) 24 February 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Inter Milan Jugend
7 3MF Vario Costa (1996-08-12) 12 August 1996 (age 18) 1 1 Germany Borussia Dortmund
14 3MF Alberto Tibolla (1996-01-31) 31 January 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Chievo Verona Jugend
8 3MF Mario Pugliese (1996-03-26) 26 March 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Atalanta Jugend
5 3MF Ciro Gentile (1996-07-30) 30 July 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Inter Milan Jugend
12 3MF Luca Palmiero (1996-05-01) 1 May 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Napoli Primavera
0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
17 4FW Vittorio Parigini (1996-03-25) 25 March 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Juve Stabia on loan from Torino F.C.
16 4FW Federico Bonazzoli (1997-05-21) 21 May 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Italy Inter Milan Primavera
11 4FW Ezio Fossatini (1996-07-30) 30 July 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Empoli Primavera
9 4FW Luca Vido (1997-02-03) 3 February 1997 (age 17) 1 0 Italy AC Milan Jugend
10 4FW Alessandro Aicardi (1996-01-01) 1 January 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy AC Milan Primavera
21 4FW Ceferino Castiglioni (1996-08-20) 20 August 1996 (age 18) 1 0 Italy Napoli Primavera

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