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List of popular male athletes from Italy, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Italy has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous males that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Italian male athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Italy in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented male athletes of Italy in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

Athletes on this list include Carlo Parola and Claudio Ranieri.

This list answers the questions, "What famous male athletes are from Italy?" and "Who are the greatest male Italian athletes?"

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Rocky Marciano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Rocky Marciano Died at 46 (1923-1969)

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Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Joe Calzaghe age 45

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Brandon Vera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Brandon Vera age 40

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Clemente Russo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Jake LaMotta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Jake LaMotta age 96

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Manu Ginóbili is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Carlos Delfino is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Giuseppe Gibilisco is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Bud Spencer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Bud Spencer age 88

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Andrés Nocioni is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Fabricio Oberto is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Hernán Crespo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Matteo Ferrari is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Armin Zöggeler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Gus Mercurio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Gus Mercurio Died at 82 (1928-2010)

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Oswald Haselrieder is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Luciano Figueroa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Pietro Piller Cottrer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Gerhard Plankensteiner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Fabio Cannavaro is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Bruno Zarrillo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Wilfried Huber is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Zé Elias is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Zé Elias age 41

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Carter Trevisani is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Andrea Barzagli is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Patrick Gruber is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Giuseppe Wilson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Federico Fazio is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Arturo Gatti is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Arturo Gatti Died at 37 (1972-2009)

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Chuck Zito is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Chuck Zito age 64

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Giovanni Federico is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Sebastian Colloredo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Marco Pantani is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Marco Pantani Died at 34 (1970-2004)

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Giorgio Di Centa is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Gianluca Basile is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Gianluigi Buffon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Román González is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Danny Tiatto is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Danny Tiatto age 44

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Paolo Bettini is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Paolo Bettini age 43

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Christian Manfredini is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Pablo Prigioni is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Roberto Cammarelle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Massimo Scali is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Massimo Scali age 38

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Christian Oberstolz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Massimo Margiotta is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Enrico Fabris is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Enrico Fabris age 36

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Davide Rebellin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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Mario Varglien is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Mario Varglien Died at 73 (1905-1978)

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Ray Mancini is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
Ray Mancini age 56

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Daniele Nardello is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy