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Italian team during the artistic swimming competition final at the European Championships 2018

Italian team during the artistic swimming competition final at the European Championships 2018

A group of skiers during the biathlon relay event at PyeongChang 2018

A group of skiers during the biathlon relay event at PyeongChang 2018

Andrea Voetter of Italy at PyeongChang 2018

Andrea Voetter of Italy at PyeongChang 2018

Winners Manila Flamini and Giorgio Misini of Italy perform in the synchronized swimming technical mixed duet at the FINA World Aquatics Championships 2017

Winners Manila Flamini and Giorgio Misini of Italy perform in the synchronized swimming technical mixed duet at the FINA World Aquatics Championships 2017

Federico Pellegrino gold medalist at the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

Federico Pellegrino gold medalist at the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

Matteo Aicardi of Italy in action during the men's water polo game against France a Rio 2016

Matteo Aicardi of Italy in action during the men's water polo game against France a Rio 2016

Simona Frapporti, Tatiana Guderzo, Francesca Pattaro and Silvia Valsecchi of the italian team at Rio 2016

Simona Frapporti, Tatiana Guderzo, Francesca Pattaro and Silvia Valsecchi of the italian team at Rio 2016

The match between Germany and Italy at the Euro 2016

The match between Germany and Italy at the Euro 2016

Marco Parolo of Italy and Thomas Muller of Germany at the Euro 2016

Marco Parolo of Italy and Thomas Muller of Germany at the Euro 2016

Giorgio Chiellini of Italy scores against Spain at the Euro 2016

Giorgio Chiellini of Italy scores against Spain at the Euro 2016

Robbie Brady of Ireland scores against Italy at the Euro 2016

Robbie Brady of Ireland scores against Italy at the Euro 2016

Eder of Italy scores against Sweden at the Euro 2016

Eder of Italy scores against Sweden at the Euro 2016

Emanuele Giaccherini scores a stunning goal for Italy against Belgium at the Euro 2016

Emanuele Giaccherini scores a stunning goal for Italy against Belgium at the Euro 2016

Italy cycling team during the 2016 UCI World Track Cycling Championships

Italy cycling team during the 2016 UCI World Track Cycling Championships

Italy team compete in 5 ribbons during the 2015 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

Italy team compete in 5 ribbons during the 2015 World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championships

Emmanuele Zurlo of Italy celebrates scoring his teams first goal of the game during the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2015

Emmanuele Zurlo of Italy celebrates scoring his teams first goal of the game during the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup 2015

Italy's Elia Viviani competes in the Men's Omnium I Scratch 15km event at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2015

Italy's Elia Viviani competes in the Men's Omnium I Scratch 15km event at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships 2015

Italy suffers another elimination in the group stage at the FIFA World Cup 2014

Italy suffers another elimination in the group stage at the FIFA World Cup 2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy shoots wide against Oscar Duarte of Costa Rica during the World Cup 2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy shoots wide against Oscar Duarte of Costa Rica during the World Cup 2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores against England during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores against England during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Claudio Marchisio of Italy shoots and scores against England during the World Cup 2014

Claudio Marchisio of Italy shoots and scores against England during the World Cup 2014

A general view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between England and Italy

A general view during the FIFA World Cup 2014 match between England and Italy

Andrea Pirlo of Italy during the FIFA World Cup 2014

Andrea Pirlo of Italy during the FIFA World Cup 2014

General view of the Italy vs. Great Britain during the 2014 Davis Cup quarter-final match

General view of the Italy vs. Great Britain during the 2014 Davis Cup quarter-final match

Mike Brown of England scores a try against Italy during the 2014 6 Nations

Mike Brown of England scores a try against Italy during the 2014 6 Nations

Wales' Alex Cuthbert scores the opening try despite Angelo Esposito of Italy during the 6 Nations 2014

Wales' Alex Cuthbert scores the opening try despite Angelo Esposito of Italy during the 6 Nations 2014

Italy celebrates after scoring a goal in the final of the Euro Futsal Championship 2014

Italy celebrates after scoring a goal in the final of the Euro Futsal Championship 2014

A match between Italy and Wales during the 2013 Rugby League World Cup

A match between Italy and Wales during the 2013 Rugby League World Cup

Italy's Arianna Errigo and Russia's Inna Deriglazova at the 2013 World Fencing Championships

Italy's Arianna Errigo and Russia's Inna Deriglazova at the 2013 World Fencing Championships

Davide Astori of Italy celebrates the opening goal against Uruguay with his team-mates during the Confederations Cup 2013

Davide Astori of Italy celebrates the opening goal against Uruguay with his team-mates during the Confederations Cup 2013

Emanuele Giaccherini of Italy has an attempt on goal during the Confederations Cup 2013 semi final match between Spain and Italy

Emanuele Giaccherini of Italy has an attempt on goal during the Confederations Cup 2013 semi final match between Spain and Italy

Andrea Pirlo fires in a free-kick during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 match between Italy and Japan

Andrea Pirlo fires in a free-kick during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 match between Italy and Japan

Ciro Immobile of Italy produces a sublime finish during the match against Spain in the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Ciro Immobile of Italy produces a sublime finish during the match against Spain in the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Italy celebrates after scoring against Mexico in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013

Italy celebrates after scoring against Mexico in the FIFA Confederations Cup 2013

Fabio Borini of Italy strokes in the winning goal against Netherlands during a match of the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Fabio Borini of Italy strokes in the winning goal against Netherlands during a match of the 2013 European Under-21 tournament

Lorenzo Insigne of Italy fight with Golasa of Israel during the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 tournament

Lorenzo Insigne of Italy fight with Golasa of Israel during the 2013 UEFA European Under-21 tournament

Lorenzo Insigne of Italy celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA European Under-21 Championship

Lorenzo Insigne of Italy celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA European Under-21 Championship

Italy's Chris Colabello is congratulated at home plate by teammates after hit a three-run home run during a World Baseball Classic game

Italy's Chris Colabello is congratulated at home plate by teammates after hit a three-run home run during a World Baseball Classic game

Italy beat Ireland for the first time in Six Nations history

Italy beat Ireland for the first time in Six Nations history

Italy's Sergio Parisse scores a try during the 6 Nations 2013 match against France

Italy's Sergio Parisse scores a try during the 6 Nations 2013 match against France

The panoramic photo shows the rugby match between Italy and New Zealand All Blacks

The panoramic photo shows the rugby match between Italy and New Zealand All Blacks

Daniele Lupo of Italy reaches to hit a return against Netherlands

Daniele Lupo of Italy reaches to hit a return against Netherlands

Gold medalists Ilaria Salvatori, Arianna Errigo, Valentina Vezzali and Elisa Di Francisca of Italy celebrate

Gold medalists Ilaria Salvatori, Arianna Errigo, Valentina Vezzali and Elisa Di Francisca of Italy celebrate

Giulia Rambaldi of Italy takes to shot at goal

Giulia Rambaldi of Italy takes to shot at goal

Aida Shanaeva of Russia and Elisa Di Francisca of Italy compete during the women's Foil Team Fencing gold medal match

Aida Shanaeva of Russia and Elisa Di Francisca of Italy compete during the women's Foil Team Fencing gold medal match

Greta Cicolari of Italy dives for a shot during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Greta Cicolari of Italy dives for a shot during the London 2012 Olympic Games

Sergio Ramos of Spain during the Euro 2012 final

Sergio Ramos of Spain during the Euro 2012 final

Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli talks to his goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon

Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli talks to his goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon

Jordi Alba sweeping shot into the bottom corner of the net

Jordi Alba sweeping shot into the bottom corner of the net

Cesc Fabregas bursts into the box of Italy during the Euro 2012

Cesc Fabregas bursts into the box of Italy during the Euro 2012

Mario Balotelli rips his shirt off and poses following his crucial second goal against Germany during the Euro 2012

Mario Balotelli rips his shirt off and poses following his crucial second goal against Germany during the Euro 2012

Gianluigi Buffon gives the thumbs up during the Euro 2012

Gianluigi Buffon gives the thumbs up during the Euro 2012

Balotelli latches on to Riccardo Montolivo's through ball to give Neuer no chance with the second

Balotelli latches on to Riccardo Montolivo's through ball to give Neuer no chance with the second

Alessandro Diamanti sends Joe Hart the wrong way to make Italy victorious

Alessandro Diamanti sends Joe Hart the wrong way to make Italy victorious

Mario Balotelli breaches England's off-side trap

Mario Balotelli breaches England's off-side trap

Italian player Mario Balotelli's head

Italian player Mario Balotelli's head

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon celebrates during the Euro 2012

Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon celebrates during the Euro 2012

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores against Ireland during the Euro 2012

Mario Balotelli of Italy scores against Ireland during the Euro 2012

Mario Mandzukic takes the ball down in the box and lashes a shot in off the near post during the match against Italy at the Euro 2012

Mario Mandzukic takes the ball down in the box and lashes a shot in off the near post during the match against Italy at the Euro 2012

Italian forward Antonio Cassano controls the ball during the Euro 2012

Italian forward Antonio Cassano controls the ball during the Euro 2012

Italian forward Antonio Di Natale scores past spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas during the Euro 2012

Italian forward Antonio Di Natale scores past spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas during the Euro 2012

Italy condemn Scotland to 2012 Six Nations wooden spoon

Italy condemn Scotland to 2012 Six Nations wooden spoon

Clint Dempsey scores against Italy

Clint Dempsey latched onto a layoff pass from Jozy Altidore to beat Italy's Gianluigi Buffon

Anuradha Devi Thokchom of Italy

Anuradha Devi Thokchom of Italy against Ukraine defenders during the women's field hockey match for the third position at the London 2012 qualifying tournament

Alessandro Zanni and Cian Healy

Alessandro Zanni and Cian Healy during the RBS 6 Nations 2012

English and Italy packs push in a scrum the Six Nations

English and Italy packs push in a scrum during England's 19-15 victory in the Six Nations

A try for Italy against England

A try for Italy against England

Saad Assis of Italy celebrates after scoring

Saad Assis celebrates after scoring Italy's first goal during their UEFA Futsal EURO 2012 third-place play-off against Croatia

Saad Assis of Italy and Alemao of Spain during the Futsal EURO 2012

Saad Assis of Italy and Alemao of Spain vie for the ball during their UEFA Futsal EURO 2012

Tommaso Benvenuti tackles Aurelien Rougerie

Italy's Tommaso Benvenuti tackles French center Aurelien Rougerie during the Six Nations

Italy's Andrea Masi fights for the ball with France's Julien Bonnaire

Italy's Andrea Masi fights for the ball with France's Julien Bonnaire

Italy fly-half Andrea Masi breaks in midfield

Italy fly-half Andrea Masi breaks in midfield

Italy vs. Greece

Italian Setterosa has won the Water Polo European Championship