Known as Gli Azzurri or The Blues, the Italian national football team represents Italy in men's association football that competes in FIFA and UEFA. The team's very first match was in 1910 and marked the birth of a winning dynasty that would go on to win back-to-back World Cups in 1934 and 1938. With two more World Cup victories in 1982 and 2006 for a total of four titles, Italy is one of the most successful national teams in soccer history and ranks second in World Cup history to just Brazil.
In addition to Italy's success at the World Cup tournament, the national team also won the 1968 European Championship, the 1936 Olympic football tournament, and two Central European International Cups. With an unforgettable sports legacy and many noteworthy titles in Italy’s name, the team has also produced some of the best players in international football history, including the remarkable Andrea Pirlo and 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year, Gianluigi Buffon.
As one of the most premier national soccer teams in sports history, authentic Italy soccer memorabilia with athlete autographed from all of the team's greatest players are a valuable addition to all sports collections and make for a unique sports gift. Bring home the legacy of Italian soccer with autographed sports collectibles signed by legends of the game or current stars to commemorate the likes players, such as Paolo Maldini and Francesco Totti, that reshaped the game and earned Italy its champion status.