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Giorgio CHIELLINI

Giorgio CHIELLINI

ITA
  • Date of Birth: 14 August 1984
  • Height: 192 cm
  • Shirt number: 3
  • Position: Defender
  • Current club: Juventus FC (ITA)
  • International Caps: 71
  • International Goals: 4
  • First international: Italy - Finland (17 November 2004)

Italy have regularly produced exceptional defenders and Giorgio Chiellini is a centre-back from the same rich tradition, with his tough-tackling ways and aerial strength recalling Paolo Maldini and Fabio Cannavaro.

  • Pinto: It's only the start

    Pinto: It's only the start

    Costa Rica captain Bryan Ruiz calls the win against Italy 'epic', whilst coach Jorge Luis Pinto says the team are not going to stop now they have qualified for the Round of 16.

  • Sirigu holds the fort in style

    Sirigu holds the fort in style

    Salvatore Sirigu proved an able replacement for the injured Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon, as Italy beat England to record their first FIFA World Cup victory in eight years.

Photos

  • Giorgio Chiellini of Italy (3) scores their second goal during against Brazil
  • Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini heads the ball during the UEFA EURO 2012 semi-final

Statistics

8.87
Matches Played5
Minutes Played510
Goals for1
Yellow cards1
Red Cards0

All Time Statistics

FIFA World Cup™ Final - 2010
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302100100
FIFA Confederations Cup - 2009, 2013
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731310100
Olympic Football Tournament Final - 2004
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220000000
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier - 2006, 2010, 2014
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1064000100

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