Italy national beach soccer team

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Italy
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Gli Azzurri (The Blues)
AssociationFederazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachEmiliano Del Duca
CaptainFrancesco Corosiniti
Most capsFrancesco Corosiniti (142)
Top scorerGabriele Gori (234)
FIFA codeITA
BSWW ranking5 (7 September 2021)[1]


First colours


Second colours
First international
Italy 7–6 Uruguay 
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 24 January 1995)
Biggest win
Italy 16–6 Algeria 
(Pescara, Italy; 3 September 2005)
Biggest defeat
Brazil 11–0 Italy 
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 13 February 2001)
World Cup
Appearances18 (first in 1995)
Best resultRunners-up (2008, 2019)
Euro Beach Soccer League
Appearances22 (first in 1998)
Best resultChampions (2005, 2018)
Euro Beach Soccer Cup
Appearances14 (first in 1998)
Best resultRunners-up (2016)

The Italy national beach soccer team represents Italy in international beach soccer competitions and is controlled by the Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio, the governing body for football in Italy.

Competitive record[edit]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Qualification (UEFA)[edit]

FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Qualification Record
Year Result Pld W WE WP L GS GA Dif Pts
Spain 2008 4th Place 6 4 0 1 1 27 18 +9 13
Spain 2009 5th Place 7 6 0 0 1 49 26 +23 18
Italy 2011 Round of 16 3 2 0 0 1 10 7 +3 6
Russia 2013 Round of 16 4 2 0 1 1 17 15 +2 6
Italy 2015 3rd Place 8 5 1 1 1 43 25 +18 18
Italy 2017 4th Place 8 6 0 0 2 39 30 +9 18
Total 6/6 36 25 1 3 7 185 121 +64 80

Current squad[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   Andrea Carpita
5 MF   Josep Junior Gentilin
6 DF   Simone Marinai
7 DF   Dario Ramacciotti
8 DF   Francesco Corosiniti (captain)
9 FW   Emanuele Zurlo
10 FW   Gabriele Gori
No. Pos. Nation Player
11 FW   Paolo Palmacci
13 DF   Alfio Luca Chiavaro
17 MF   Pietro Angelo Palazzolo
18 MF   Fabio Sciacca
20 MF   Alessio Frainetti
21 MF   Michele Di Palma
22 GK   Simone Del Mestre

Coach: Emiliano Del Luca

Achievements[edit]

References[edit]

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External links[edit]