Athletes Famous Male Athletes from Italy

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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
Died at 46 (1923-1969)

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Joe Calzaghe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
age 46

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Brandon Vera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Athletes from Italy
age 41

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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
age 97

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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
age 89

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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
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
age 42

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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