Italy women's national football team

Last updated
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Nickname(s) Azzurre (Blues)
Association Federazione Italiana
Giuoco Calcio
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Milena Bertolini
Captain Sara Gama
Most caps Patrizia Panico (196) [1]
Top scorer Patrizia Panico, Elisabetta Vignotto (107)
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First colours
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FIFA ranking
Current 16 Increase2.svg 1 (7 December 2018) [2]
Highest10 (July 2003)
Lowest19 (March 2017)
First international
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 2–1 Czechoslovakia Flag of the Czech Republic.svg
( Viareggio, Italy, February 23, 1968)
Biggest win
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 15–0 Macedonia  Flag of North Macedonia.svg
( Vercelli, Italy, September 17, 2014)
Biggest defeat
Flag of Denmark.svg  Denmark 6–0 Italy  Flag of Italy.svg
( Ringsted, Denmark, May 16, 1982)
World Cup
Appearances3 (first in 1991 )
Best resultQuarterfinals (1991)
European Championship
Appearances11 (first in 1984 )
Best resultRunners-up (1993, 1997)

The Italy women's national football team represents Italy in international women's football at the senior level. The team is governed by the Italian Football Federation (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio).

Womens association football association football when played by women

Women's association football, also commonly known as women's football or women's soccer is the most prominent team sport played by women around the globe. It is played at the professional level in numerous countries throughout the world and 176 national teams participate internationally.

Italian Football Federation governing body of association football in Italy

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.



CompetitionGold medal icon.svgSilver medal icon.svgBronze medal icon.svgTotal
Olympic Games 0000
World Championship 0000
European Championship 0213
Universiade 0000
Mediterranean Games not yet disputed


FIFA Women's World Cup

World Cup Finals
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 1991 Quarterfinals421185+3
Flag of Sweden.svg 1995 Did Not Qualify-------
Flag of the United States.svg 1999 Group Stage3111330
Flag of the United States.svg 2003 Did Not Qualify-------
Flag of the People's Republic of China.svg 2007 Did Not Qualify-------
Flag of Germany.svg 2011 Did Not Qualify-------
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg 2015 Did Not Qualify-------
Flag of France.svg 2019 Qualified-------
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

UEFA European Championships

World Cup (Old invitational event)

European Championship (historic events)

The 1969 European Competition for Women's Football was a women's football tournament contested by European nations. It took place in Italy from 1 to 2 November 1969.

The 1979 European Competition for Women's Football was a women's football tournament contested by European nations. It took place in Italy from 19 to 27 July 1979.

Recent schedule and results



4 March Cyprus Cup Italy  Flag of Italy.svgvFlag of Thailand.svg  Thailand Cyprus


Current squad

The following players were called up for the UEFA Women's Euro 2017. [8]

UEFA Womens Euro 2017 2017 edition of the UEFA Womens Championship

The 2017 UEFA Women's Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Women's Euro 2017, was the 12th edition of the UEFA Women's Championship, the quadrennial international football championship organised by UEFA for the women's national teams of Europe. The competition was expanded to 16 teams.

Head coach: Milena Bertolini

No.Pos.PlayerDate of birth (age)CapsGoalsClub
11 GK Laura Giuliani (1993-06-05) 5 June 1993 (age 25)230 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus
22 DF Cecilia Salvai (1993-12-02) 2 December 1993 (age 25)301 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus
32 DF Sara Gama (1989-03-27) 27 March 1989 (age 29)231 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus
43 MF Daniela Stracchi (1983-09-02) 2 September 1983 (age 35)482 Flag of Italy.svg Mozzanica
52 DF Elena Linari (1994-04-15) 15 April 1994 (age 24)490 Flag of Spain.svg Atlético Madrid
64 FW Sandy Iannella (1987-04-06) 6 April 1987 (age 31)321 Flag of Italy.svg Cuneo
72 DF Alia Guagni (1987-10-01) 1 October 1987 (age 31)375 Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina
84 FW Melania Gabbiadini (1983-08-28) 28 August 1983 (age 35)8839 Flag of Italy.svg Verona
94 FW Ilaria Mauro (1988-05-22) 22 May 1988 (age 30)248 Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina
103 MF Martina Rosucci (1992-05-09) 9 May 1992 (age 26)433 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus
113 MF Barbara Bonansea (1991-06-13) 13 June 1991 (age 27)3714 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus
121 GK Chiara Marchitelli (1985-05-04) 4 May 1985 (age 33)150 Flag of Italy.svg Brescia
132 DF Elisa Bartoli (1991-05-07) 7 May 1991 (age 27)351 Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina
142 DF Linda Tucceri (1991-04-04) 4 April 1991 (age 27)110 Flag of Italy.svg San Zaccaria
153 MF Laura Fusetti (1990-10-08) 8 October 1990 (age 28)00 Flag of Italy.svg Como
163 MF Manuela Giugliano (1997-08-18) 18 August 1997 (age 21)4821 Flag of Italy.svg Verona
172 DF Federica Di Criscio (1993-05-12) 12 May 1993 (age 25)320 Flag of Italy.svg Verona
184 FW Daniela Sabatino (1985-06-26) 26 June 1985 (age 33)3312 Flag of Italy.svg Brescia
193 MF Aurora Galli (1996-12-13) 13 December 1996 (age 22)283 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus
203 MF Valentina Cernoia (1991-06-22) 22 June 1991 (age 27)296 Flag of Italy.svg Juventus
213 MF Marta Carissimi (1987-05-03) 3 May 1987 (age 31)322 Flag of Italy.svg Fiorentina
221 GK Katja Schroffenegger (1991-04-28) 28 April 1991 (age 27)150 Flag of Italy.svg Unterland
234 FW Cristiana Girelli (1990-04-23) 23 April 1990 (age 28)3714 Flag of Italy.svg Brescia

Previous squads


Overall competition record

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  3. Coppa del Mondo (Women) 1970
  4. Mundial (Women) 1971
  5. 1 2 3 4 5 Mundialito (Women) 1982–1988
  6. Coppa Europa per Nazioni (Women) 1969
  7. Inofficial European Women Championship 1979
  8. UEFA Women's Euro 2017 squad