Think of the most famous Italian footballers and some familiar names come to mind – Roberto Baggio, Paulo Maldini, Francesco Totti, Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Pirlo, Alessandro Del Piero. With the exception of Del Piero and Andrea Pirlo; all of these players plied their trade in Italy for their entire careers. Granted Serie A , was 

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One of the stories of the season in Serie A has the been the incredible rise of teenager goalkeeping sensation Gianluigi Donnarumma. The AC Milan shot-stopper, who turned 17 only a couple of weeks ago, has become first-choice keeper at the San Siro and has impressed everyone with maturity beyond his years. Italy has always 

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Italy is a beautiful, complicated, passionate country filled with a rich and dramatic history. Therefore, it’s no surprise that the country’s favorite sport of Italian football, or “calcio”, would be steeped in rich history… and drama, as well.   History of Italian Football In 1898, the Federazione Italiana Giuco Calcio  was started in Turin, Italy. 

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