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|Association|| Italian Football Federation |
(Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio – FIGC)
|Head coach||Patrizia Panico|
|Top scorer||Arturo Lupoli (11)|
The Italy national U-16 football team is the national under-16 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation. The team was known as Italy national under-15 football team prior 2001, to reflect the age limit at the start of season instead of currently end of season.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played with a spherical ball between two teams of eleven players. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries and dependencies, making it the world's most popular sport. The game is played on a rectangular field called a pitch with a goal at each end. The object of the game is to score by moving the ball beyond the goal line into the opposing goal.
The Italian Football Federation, also known as Federcalcio, is the governing body of football in Italy. It is based in Rome and the technical department is in Coverciano, Florence.
The Italy under-16 football team is a feeder team of the Italy under-17 team.
The Italy national U-17 football team is the national under-17 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.
The under-16 team was known as the under-15 team prior to 2001; before 2001, the UEFA European Under-17 Championship was known as UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship (the under-19 Championship was similarly known as the under-18 tournament) due to the name referring to the age limit at the start of a new season. Since the 2002 Tournament, the age in the name of the tournament has referred to the age limit at the end of season. The current manager is Daniele Zoratto, who took over from Bruno Tedino in 2014. They play the majority of their home matches at the Stadio Comunale "Filippo Pirani" in Grottammare, Marche.
The UEFA European Under-17 Championship is an annual football competition contested by the European men's under-17 national teams of the member associations of UEFA.
The UEFA European Under-19 Championship is an annual football competition contested by the European men's under-19 national teams of the member associations of UEFA.
The 2002 UEFA European Under-17 Championship was the first edition of UEFA's UEFA European Under-17 Championship after changing the name of the competition. Denmark hosted the championship, during April 27 – May 10. 16 teams entered the competition, and Switzerland defeated France in the final to win the competition for the first time.
The team regularly competes in the Montaigu Tournament, winning on two occasions (1999, 2003), finishing runner-up on four occasions (1982, 2000, 2004, 2006), and third place on a further two occasions (1994, 1995).
The Montaigu Tournament is an international association football competition that is contested by under-16 national teams. The tournament was founded in 1973 by Dutchman André Van Den Brink who was the president of FC Montaigu, a French amateur football team. The tournament is also known as "Mondial Minimes".
|No.||Pos.||Player||Date of birth (age)||Caps||Goals||Club|
|GK||Matteo Soncin||28 March 2001||2||0|
|GK||Matteo Cardinali||28 June 2001||3||0|
|DF||Giacomo Siniega||10 January 2001||2||0|
|DF||Francesco Semeraro||1 January 2001||6||0|
|DF||Antony Angileri||27 March 2001||6||1|
|DF||Nicoló Armini||7 March 2001||5||1|
|DF||Gabriel Basani||26 March 2001||5||0|
|MF||Sebastiano Finardi||20 February 2001||7||0|
|MF||Davide Ghislandi||16 June 2001||7||1|
|MF||Alberto Barazzetta||18 February 2001||5||0|
|MF||Emmanuel Gyabuaa||21 September 2001||7||0|
|MF||Giuseppe Iglio||24 February 2001||3||0|
|MF||Mattia Sandri (captain)||4 April 2001||6||0|
|FW||Riccardo Tonin||30 January 2001||4||1|
|FW||Roberto Piccoli||27 January 2001||7||2|
|FW||Elia Petrelli||1 January 2001||1||0|
|FW||Eric Lirussi||1 May 2001||7||0|
|FW||Edoardo Vergnani||6 February 2001||7||4|
Dino Zoff is an Italian former professional football goalkeeper and is the oldest ever winner of the World Cup, which he earned as captain of the Italian national team in the 1982 tournament in Spain, at the age of 40 years, 4 months and 13 days, also winning the award for best goalkeeper of the tournament, and being elected to the team of the tournament for his performances, keeping two clean-sheets, an honour he also received after winning the 1968 European Championship on home soil; he is the only Italian player to have won both the World Cup and the European Championship. Zoff also achieved great club success with Juventus, winning 6 Serie A titles, 2 Coppa Italia titles, and a UEFA Cup, also reaching two European Champions' Cup finals in the 1972–73 and 1982–83 seasons, as well as finishing second in the 1973 Intercontinental Cup final.
The UEFA European Football Championship is the primary association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), determining the continental champion of Europe. Held every four years since 1960, in the even-numbered year between World Cup tournaments, it was originally called the European Nations' Cup, changing to the current name in 1968. Starting with the 1996 tournament, specific championships are often referred to in the form "UEFA Euro [year]"; this format has since been retroactively applied to earlier tournaments.
The Russian Premier League is the top division professional association football league in Russia. It was established at the end of 2001 as the Russian Football Premier League and was rebranded with its current name in 2018. From 1992 through 2001, the top level of the Russian football league system was the Russian Football Championship. There are 16 teams in the competition. The league has three Champions League qualifying spots given to the top three teams at the end of the season and the two Europa League spots will be allocated to the fourth and fifth placed teams. The last two teams are relegated to the Russian National Football League at the end of the season.
UEFA competitions, also referred to by the mass media as European football, are the competitions organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), generally in professional and amateur association football and futsal. The term was established by the Confederation to differentiate the tournaments under its administration from other international competitions held in Europe between 1960 and 1990, such as the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, Karl Rappan Cup, Cup of the Alps, Balkans Cup and Mitropa Cup, tournaments still not recognised by the organization. The Confederation is the only organization with legal authority over these tournaments and considers only results in these competitions in calculating and communicating confederation-level official records and statistics and setting combined values in inter-club football.
The France national under-21 football team, known in France as Les Espoirs, is the national under-21 football team of France and is controlled by the French Football Federation. The team competes in the UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship, held every two years.
The Italy national under-21 football team is the national under-21 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.
The England national under-17 football team, also known as England under-17s or England U17(s), represents England in football at an under-17 age level and is controlled by the Football Association, the governing body for football in England. They are currently coached by Kevin Betsy
Gabriele Perico is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a right back for Virtus Bergamo in the Serie D. He is a former Italy U20 international.
The France national under-16 football team is the national under-16 football team of France and is controlled by the French Football Federation. The team previously competed in the annual UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship before it was converted into an under-17 competition in 2002. The under-16 team competes in regional tournaments, such as the Tournoi de Val-de-Marne and the Montaigu Tournament and international tournaments, such as the Aegean Cup.
The Croatia national under-19 football team represents Croatia in international football at this age level and is controlled by the Croatian Football Federation, the governing body for football in Croatia.
The Georgia national under-17 football team represents the country of Georgia in association football at the under-17 youth level, and is controlled by the Georgian Football Federation.
The Italian national under-18 football team represents Italy in international football at an under-18 age level and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation, the governing body for football in Italy. The team was known as Italy national under-17 football team prior 2001.
The Italy national U-15 football team is the national under-15 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.
The Northern Ireland national under-19 football team also known as Northern Ireland under-19s or Northern Ireland U19s represents Northern Ireland in association football at under-19 level. It is controlled by the Irish Football Association and began under the name of Ireland Youth when the Home Nations first held a round robin of friendly matches in 1948. The same year they entered the first International Youth Tournament, now the UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship. Their best performance was in 1963 when they finished as runner-up. The team evolved into the Northern Ireland under-18 team then the current under-19 team. As well as the UEFA Under-19 Championships the team also enters the annual Milk Cup. In addition, the team plays regular friendlies, sometimes as an under-20 or under-18 team by agreement of the opposing association.
The Northern Ireland national under-17 football team also known as Northern Ireland under-17s or Northern Ireland U17s represents Northern Ireland in association football at under-17 level. It is controlled by the Irish Football Association. The team first competed as Northern Ireland under-16 before evolving into the current under-17 side when UEFA realigned their youth tournaments in 2001. They have qualified for the finals of the UEFA European Under-16 Championships five times and for the UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship once (2004). In addition to the UEFA Championships, the team also plays regular friendlies and in minor tournaments from similar age-group teams from throughout the world.
Albania has the following national youth football teams:
The Albania national under-16 football team represents Albania in international football at this age level and is controlled by Albanian Football Association, the governing body for football in Albania.
|} The Albania national under-23 football team represents Albania in international football at this age level and is controlled by Albanian Football Association, the governing body for football in Albania. The team competed in the UEFA European Under-23 Championship & Balkan Youth Championship, but after the rule change in 1975s, the event had an age limit of 21.