- Founded in:1898
- Chairman:Giancarlo Abete
- Manager:Roberto Mancini
The 1982 World Cup in Spain appeared to be a stage set for Diego Maradona to shine but the quiet efficiency of Paolo Rossi guided Italy to the title.
Spain went to the Under-21 Euros in Italy with the minimum aim of making the semi-finals, as this would qualify them for the Tokyo Olympics...
We're used to seeing refereeing that favours the tournament hosts. It's just how it works...