Italy national under-19 football team

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Italy Under-19
Shirt badge/Association crest
Nickname(s)Gli Azzurrini (The Little Blues)
AssociationItalian Football Federation
(Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio – FIGC)
Head coachBernardo Corradi
First colours
Second colours
European Championship
Appearances25 (first in 1981)
Best resultChampions (1958, 1966, 2003, 2023)

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
Austria 2007
Czech Republic 2008 Runners-up
Ukraine 2009 Did not qualify
France 2010 Group stage
Romania 2011 Did not qualify
Estonia 2012
Lithuania 2013
Hungary 2014
Greece 2015
Germany 2016 Runners-up
Georgia (country) 2017 Did not qualify
Finland 2018 Runners-up
Armenia 2019 Group stage
Northern Ireland 2020 Cancelled[1]
Romania 2021 Cancelled[2]
Slovakia 2022 Semi-finals
Malta 2023 Champions
Northern Ireland 2024 Qualified

Honours[edit]

  • Under-18 era (1957–2001)

Current squad[edit]

The following 20 players were called up for the Elite Round of the 2024 UEFA European Under-19 Championship.[3]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Club
1 1GK Federico Magro (2005-01-10) 10 January 2005 (age 19) Italy Lazio
12 1GK Renato Bellucci Marin (2006-07-10) 10 July 2006 (age 17) Italy Roma

2 2DF Marco Palestra (2005-03-03) 3 March 2005 (age 19) Italy Atalanta
3 2DF Davide Bartesaghi (2005-12-29) 29 December 2005 (age 18) Italy Milan
4 2DF Fabio Chiarodia (2005-06-05) 5 June 2005 (age 19) Germany Borussia Monchengladbach
6 2DF Filippo Mané (2005-03-08) 8 March 2005 (age 19) Germany Borussia Dortmund
13 2DF Cristian Corradi (2005-02-21) 21 February 2005 (age 19) Italy Hellas Verona
14 2DF Filippo Pagnucco (2006-02-09) 9 February 2006 (age 18) Italy Juventus
15 2DF Wisdom Amey (2005-08-11) 11 August 2005 (age 18) Italy Bologna

5 3MF Luca Lipani (captain) (2005-05-18) 18 May 2005 (age 19) Italy Sassuolo
8 3MF Luca Di Maggio (2005-03-31) 31 March 2005 (age 19) Italy Inter Milan
16 3MF Mattia Mannini (2006-07-08) 8 July 2006 (age 17) Italy Roma
17 3MF Aaron Ciammaglichella (2005-01-26) 26 January 2005 (age 19) Italy Torino
18 3MF Kevin Zeroli (2005-01-11) 11 January 2005 (age 19) Italy Milan
19 3MF Marco Romano (2006-03-01) 1 March 2006 (age 18) Italy Genoa
20 3MF Jonas Harder (2005-09-30) 30 September 2005 (age 18) Italy Fiorentina

7 4FW Diego Sia (2006-03-10) 10 March 2006 (age 18) Italy Milan
9 4FW Giulio Misitano (2005-01-30) 30 January 2005 (age 19) Italy Roma
10 4FW Simone Pafundi (2006-03-14) 14 March 2006 (age 18) Switzerland Lausanne-Sport
11 4FW Lorenzo Anghelè (2005-02-26) 26 February 2005 (age 19) Italy Juventus

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 Under-19 EURO cancelled". UEFA.com. 20 October 2020.
  2. ^ "2020/21 Under-19 EURO cancelled". UEFA.com. 23 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Azzurrini pronti alla fase élite dell'Europeo: i 20 convocati di Bernardo Corradi per il girone in Friuli-Venezia Giulia". Italian Football Federation (in Italian). 14 March 2024. Retrieved 14 March 2024.