Italy national under-19 football team

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Italy Under-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
AssociationItalian Football Federation
(Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio – FIGC)
Head coachCarmine Nunziata
First colours
Second colours
Best resultWinners: 1958, 1966, 2003

The Italy national under-19 football team is the national under-19 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.

The team competes in the UEFA European Under-19 Championship, held every year.

UEFA U-18 Championship Record[edit]

Before 2002, the event was called a U-18 tournament, as the players were required to under-18 at the start of qualifying phase and turn 19 in the final round.

  • 1981: Second Round
  • 1982: Qualifying Round
  • 1983: Semi-finalists
  • 1984: Second Round
  • 1986: Runners-up
  • 1988: Qualifying Round
  • 1990: Qualifying Round
  • 1992: Qualifying Round
  • 1993: Intermediary Round
  • 1994: Intermediary Round
  • 1995: Runners-up
  • 1996: 4th in Group B
  • 1997: Preliminary Round
  • 1998: Preliminary Round
  • 1999: Runners-up
  • 2000: Intermediary Round
  • 2001: Preliminary Round

UEFA U-19 Championship Record[edit]

Year Round
Norway 2002 Did not qualify
Liechtenstein 2003 Champions
Switzerland 2004 Group Stage
Northern Ireland 2005 Did not qualify
Poland 2006 Did not qualify
Austria 2007 Did not qualify
Czech Republic 2008 Runners-up
Ukraine 2009 Did not qualify
France 2010 Group Stage
Romania 2011 Did not qualify
Estonia 2012 Did not qualify
Lithuania 2013 Did not qualify
Hungary 2014 Did not qualify
Greece 2015 Did not qualify
Germany 2016 Runners-up
Georgia (country) 2017 Did not qualify
Finland 2018 Runners-up
Armenia 2019 Qualified

Honours[edit]

  • Under-18 era (1957–2001)
  • Winner: 1958; 1966
  • Runners-up: 1959; 1986; 1995; 1999

Coaches[edit]

Current squad[edit]

The following 20 players have been called up for the Elite round of the 2019 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Marco Carnesecchi (2000-07-01) 1 July 2000 (age 19) Italy Atalanta
12 1GK Alessandro Russo (2001-03-31) 31 March 2001 (age 18) Italy Genoa

2 2DF Raoul Bellanova (2000-05-17) 17 May 2000 (age 19) Italy Milan
3 2DF Niccolò Corrado (2000-03-19) 19 March 2000 (age 19) Italy Internazionale
5 2DF Gabriele Corbo (2000-01-11) 11 January 2000 (age 19) Italy Bologna
6 2DF Davide Bettella (2000-04-07) 7 April 2000 (age 19) Italy Atalanta
13 2DF Paolo Gozzi Iweru (2001-04-25) 25 April 2001 (age 18) Italy Juventus
15 2DF Gabriele Bellodi (2000-09-02) 2 September 2000 (age 18) Italy Olbia
16 2DF Jean Freddi Greco (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 18) Italy Roma

4 3MF Salvatore Esposito (2000-10-07) 7 October 2000 (age 18) Italy Ravenna
8 3MF Lorenzo Gavioli (2000-01-07) 7 January 2000 (age 19) Italy Internazionale
10 4FW Nicolò Fagioli (2001-02-12) 12 February 2001 (age 18) Italy Juventus
17 3MF Manolo Portanova (2000-06-02) 2 June 2000 (age 19) Italy Juventus
18 3MF Samuele Ricci (2001-08-21) 21 August 2001 (age 17) Italy Empoli

7 4FW Giacomo Raspadori (2000-02-18) 18 February 2000 (age 19) Italy Sassuolo
9 4FW Elia Petrelli (2001-08-15) 15 August 2001 (age 17) Italy Juventus
11 4FW Eddy Salcedo (2001-10-01) 1 October 2001 (age 17) Italy Internazionale
14 4FW Davide Merola (2000-03-27) 27 March 2000 (age 19) Italy Internazionale
19 4FW Roberto Piccoli (2001-01-27) 27 January 2001 (age 18) Italy Atalanta
20 4FW Alessio Riccardi (2001-04-03) 3 April 2001 (age 18) Italy Roma

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