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Famous Soccer Players from Italy

Updated June 14, 2019 37.3k views997 items

List of the best soccer players from Italy. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Italy, along with photos when available. This list of best Italian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Italian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This list includes Ernesto Vidal, Giuseppe Baresi and more players.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Italian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Italian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Italy in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Italian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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  • 1
    Adolfo Baloncieri is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    BirthplaceAlessandria, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Adolfo Baloncieri (Italian pronunciation: [aˈdɔlfo balonˈtʃɛːri]; 27 July 1897 – 23 July 1986)... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Agostino Di Bartolomei is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Agostino Di Bartolomei

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Agostino Di Bartolomei (8 April 1955 in Rome – 30 May 1994 in San Marco di Castellabate) was... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Aimo Diana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Aimo Diana

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceBrescia, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Aimo Stefano Diana (Italian pronunciation: [ˈaimo ˈsteːfano ˈdjaːna]; born 2 January 1978) is... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Alberigo Evani is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alberigo Evani

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceMassa, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberigo Evani (Italian pronunciation: [albeˈriːɡo eˈvaːni]; born 1 January 1963) is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Alberto Aquilani is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto Aquilani (Italian pronunciation: [alˈbɛrto akwiˈlaːni]; born 7 July 1984) is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Alberto Bigon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alberto Bigon

    Midfielder

    BirthplacePadua, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto "Albertino" Bigon (born 31 October 1947) is an Italian football manager and former... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Alberto Cavasin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    BirthplaceTreviso, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto Cavasin (born 9 January 1956) is an Italian football manager and former player. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Alberto Comazzi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alberto Comazzi

    Defender

    BirthplaceNovara, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto Comazzi (born 16 April 1979) is an Italian footballer who is currently suspended by... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Alberto Cossentino is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alberto Cossentino

    Defender

    BirthplacePalermo, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto Cossentino (born 10 September 1988) is an Italian football defender who plays for... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Alberto Fontana is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alberto Fontana

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceCesena, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto Fontana (born 23 January 1967) is a retired Italian footballer who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Alberto Gilardino is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    BirthplaceBiella, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto Gilardino (Italian pronunciation: [alˈbɛrto dʒilarˈdiːno]; born 5 July 1982) is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Alberto Malesani is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    BirthplaceVerona, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto Malesani (Italian pronunciation: [alˈbɛrto maleˈzaːni]; born 5 June 1954) is an... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Alberto Maria Fontana is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alberto Maria Fontana

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceTurin, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto Maria Fontana (born 2 December 1974) is an Italian retired footballer who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Alberto Quadri is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alberto Quadri

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceBrescia, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alberto Quadri (born 9 January 1983 in Brescia) is an Italian footballer who last played for... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Alcides Ghiggia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityItaly, Uruguay

    Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia Pereyra (pronounced [ˈɡiddʒa]; 22 December 1926 – 16 July 2015) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Aldo Donati is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Aldo Donati

    Aldo Donati (29 September 1910 – 3 November 1984) was an Italian footballer who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Aldo Maldera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Aldo Maldera

    Defender

    BirthplaceMilan, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Aldo Maldera (Italian pronunciation: [ˈaldo malˈdɛːra]; 14 October 1953 – 1 August 2012) was... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Aldo Olivieri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Aldo Olivieri

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceVerona, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Aldo Olivieri (Italian pronunciation: [ˈaldo oliˈvjɛːri]; 2 October 1910 – 5 April 2001) was... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Aldo Serena is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    BirthplaceMontebelluna, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Aldo Serena (Italian pronunciation: [ˈaldo seˈreːna]; born 25 June 1960) is an Italian former... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Aleandro Rosi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Aleandro Rosi

    Winger, Defender

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Aleandro Rosi (born 17 May 1987) is an Italian footballer who plays for Serie B club Perugia.... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Alejandro Scopelli is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    BirthplaceLa Plata, Argentina

    NationalityItaly, Argentina

    Alejandro Scopelli Casanova (Spanish pronunciation: [aleˈxandɾo eskoˈpeli], Italian:... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Alessandro Agostini is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alessandro Agostini

    Defender

    BirthplaceVinci, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alessandro Agostini (born 23 July 1979) is an Italian retired footballer who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Alessandro Altobelli is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    BirthplaceSonnino, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alessandro Altobelli (Italian pronunciation: [alesˈsandro altoˈbɛlli]; born 28 November 1955... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Alessandro Bastrini is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alessandro Bastrini

    Defender

    BirthplaceDomodossola, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alessandro Bastrini (born 3 April 1987) is an Italian footballer who plays as a defender for... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Alessandro Birindelli is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Italy

    Alessandro Birindelli

    Defender

    BirthplacePisa, Italy

    NationalityItaly

    Alessandro Birindelli (Italian pronunciation: [alesˈsandro birinˈdɛlli]; born 12 November... more on Wikipedia
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