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This is a list of all the Italian or Italy soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Euro 1972: West Germany Win First European Championship

The fourth UEFA European Football Championship tournament, widely known as Euro 1972, was held in Belgium between June 14-18, 1972. UEFA Euro 1972 was only contested by four countries, with the tournament consisting of a semi-final, a third-place play-off, and …

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Daniel Bertoni: Argentine Winger Who Played On Left Or Right

Former Argentine soccer player Daniel Bertoni played on either the left or right-wing. During his career in Argentina, he dominated the soccer field at Club Atlético Independiente, where he won three Copa Libertadores, one Intercontinental Cup, and three Copa Interamericana …

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Paul Breitner: German Star To Score In Two World Cup Finals

Paul Breitner played professional soccer for the German national team as a midfielder and left-back. In addition to being named in the World Cup All-Time Team, Breitner was also considered one of the best players of his generation. He formed …

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Fabio Capello: AC Milan Tactician And Fierce Disciplinarian

Fabio Capello has had many labels throughout his prodigious managerial career. A pragmatist, a tactician, and a fierce disciplinarian with clarity of mind and an obstinate determination to succeed. He was, however, no yes-man and indeed no proxy for Silvio …

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Arrigo Sacchi: Coached AC Milan And Italy To Great Success

Arrigo Sacchi came into the game as a former shoe salesman and left as an Italian football legend. He rewrote calcio’s tactical rule book along the way. He coined some of the greatest quotes in managerial history, brought a number …

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Which Teams Have Won The World Cup: Most Wins By Country

Being the world’s most prestigious association football tournament, there is a lot to be said about the World Cup winners throughout the years. We will review which teams have won the World Cup, providing details about the World Cup winners …

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Dino Zoff: Italy World Cup And European Championship Winner

Dino Zoff, the former goalkeeper made 570 appearances in Italy’s Serie A from his debut on 24 September 1961 up until his retirement on 2 June 1983. An unassuming man, he enjoyed a hugely successful career at both club and …

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AC Milan: Official History, Facts And Rivals

The Milan Football and Cricket Club on 16 December 1899 was founded by Erbert Kilpin. The club, AC Milan would become one of the most prestigious in the world within a few decades. A young squad named Penvhyn Neville, Formenti, …

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Biggest Upsets In World Cup History: 13 Unexpected Defeats

Every World Cup usually has at least one surprise in store, and as this list of World Cup huge upsets proves, sometimes those surprises are so huge that no one could have possibly seen them coming. Here is our list …

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Euro 2000: Regarded Best Tournament In Modern Times

Twenty-two years have passed since UEFA Euro 2000, a tournament many regard as one of the greatest soccer finals in modern times. Despite leading a charmed life at times, France’s ability to play the most attractive, attacking soccer made them …

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