Italy API

Italy is the current European Champion due to winning the EURO2020 in 2021.

Euro 2020 final statistics

What is Italy famous for?

Italy is famous for its food with pizza and pasta, but also their transport. Think of Vespas and Ferrari’s. Italy is renowned for art as well. Besides that, Italians are famous for their iconic hand gestures. Finally, Italy is famous for its football! They won the EURO 2020! Let’s dive into football a little more.

Sportmonks’ Italy API is covering a couple of significant leagues. Think about the Serie A, Serie B and the Coppa Italia.

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Extensive coverage of all Italian Leagues

There are 30 leagues from Italy which we cover in our API. Tremendous players are playing in these leagues. What to think of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Matthijs de Ligt, Ciro Immobile, Nicolò Barella, and Paulo Dybala.

The Seven Sisters

While Inter, Napoli, AC Milan are fighting for the top spot in the Serie A. Juventus, Milan, Inter, AS Roma, Fiorentina, Lazio, and Parma are known as the Seven Sisters of Italian football. Napoli has replaced Parma in recent years.

Italian players

As mentioned earlier, EURO2020 was won by Italy. The Italian team was the best in Europe in 2021. Before diving into the team, we need to talk about the popularity of the Italian team. Sportmonks researched the popularity ranking of the players before and after EURO2020. Nicolò Barella was the most popular player in the European Championship. There was another Italian in the top 5! Manuel Locatelli was number 5 when looking at popularity. Let’s take a look at the whole team during the tournament.

Euro2020 team

Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alex Meret and Salvatore Sirigu.

Defenders: Leonardo Spinazzola, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgino Chiellini, Emerson, Rafael Toloi, Alessandro Florenzi, Alessandro Bastoni, Giovanni Di Lorenzo and Francesco Acerbi.

Midfielders: Nicolò Barella, Jorginho, Manuel Locatelli, Marco Verratti, Federico Bernardeschi, Gaetano Castrovilli, Bryan Cristante and Matteo Pessina.

Attackers: Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne, Federico Chiesa, Andrea Belotti, Domenico Berardi and Giacomo Raspadori.

Head coach: Roberto Mancini


Player History

Italy produced some of the best players ever. Think about Gianluigi Buffon, Paolo Maldini, Francesco Totti, Fabio Cannavaro and Alessandro Del Piero. Well, we could continu for a while and add Andrea Pirlo, Paolo Rossi, Gianfranco Zolo, Alessandro Nesta, Christian Vieri, Daniele De Rossi, Filippo Inzaghi, Luca Toni, Claudio Marchisio, Gianni Rivera, Gaetano Scirea, Luigi Riva, Giacinto Facchetti, Dino Zoff, Franco Baresi, Roberto Baggio, Giuseppe Meazza and Antonio Di Natale.

Not only are the players great, but some of them are tough as well. Think about Gennaro Gattuso and Marco Materazzi.

National team prizes

The Italian national team is one of the most successful teams in football history. Not only is Italy the reigning European champion, they have won the World Cup four times and have been runner-up twice, while also picking up third and fourth place. They have been European Champions two more times and were in third place in the Confederations Cup in 2013 and at the Nations League in 2021.

Italian coaches

Italian managers are the most successful in European Football, especially in competitions such as the Champions League. In recent years, some of the better coaches are Fabio Capello, Massimiliano Allegri, Claudio Ranieri, Carlo Ancelotti, and Antonio Conte.

Claudio Ranieri did something nobody expected when he won the Premier League with Leicester City in 2015-2016. Carlo Ancelotti has been the trainer of Everton, SSC Napoli, FC Bayern München, Paris Saint Germain, Chelsea, AC Milan, Juventus and more. Momentarily he is the head coach of Real Madrid. Ancelotti became the first manager to win the Champions League four times. He did this twice with AC Milan and twice with Real Madrid.

Antonio Conte has been Inter, Chelsea, Italy, Juventus, Atalanta and more. He won the Serie A multiple times with Juventus and once with Inter. Besides that, he won the Premier League with Chelsea. Also, he won the Serie B with Bari, which was his first prize.

Italy API

  • The API is faster than the Italian Ferraris and live broadcasting
  • The only thing better than Italian food is Italian football. We have got you covered with over 30 Italian leagues
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