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“Newly-promoted Sicilian side Catania aren’t a bad football team, in much the same way that the Light Brigade probably weren’t a bad group of soldiers” (Football Italia’s James Richardson)
In this special series, a hand-picked selection of our favourite articles will be put to a public vote. There can be only one – and you get to decide!
“Serie A’s reputation as a slow league for older players is outdated. Italian football is developing some of the world’s most exciting players. Here are 50 of them.” (The Guardian)
As four-time World Cup winners and six-time finalists, Italy are one of the most successful football nations of all time. It is only right that we dedicate a corner of the site to the highs and lows of the Azzurri.
Compiling a greatest-ever list and then posting it on social media is not for the faint-hearted. Those brave enough to put their head above the parapet must be prepared to suffer the slings and arrows of a discordant public.
But amongst all the fire and fury, there is often great debate and here at TGU we love nothing more than to hear passionate fans staking their case, whether it’s for a player, a team or a shirt.
In this section we catch up with people who have a connection with calcio. From players and coaches to fans and artists – if anyone has a tale worth sharing, we’ll publish it here.