By Anna Italia
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Italian Soccer Serie A
1 Italian Serie A player named in Ivory Coast 23-man World Cup Squad in Brazil by Head Coach Sabri Lamouchi: AS Roma forward Gervinho. Ivory Coast are in Group C: Greece, Ivory Coast, Colombia, and Japan.
Goalkeepers: Boubacar Barry (Lokeren), Sylvain Gbohouo (Sewe Sport), Sayouba Mande (Stabaek)
Defenders: Serge Aurier (Toulouse), Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro (Toulouse), Didier Zokora (Trabzonspor), Kolo Toure (Liverpool), Sol Bamba (Trabzonspor), Arthur Boka (Stuttgart), Constant Djakpa (Eintracht Frankfurt), Ousmane Diarrassouba Viera (Caykur Rizespor)
Midfielders: Cheick Tiote (Newcastle United), Geoffroy Serey Die (Basel), Ismael Diomande (St. Etienne), Didier Ya Konan (Hannover), Yaya Toure (Manchester City), Max Gradel (St. Etienne)
Forwards: Didier Drogba (Galatasaray), Wilfried Bony (Swansea City), Gervinho (AS Roma), Salomon Kalou (Lille), Giovanni Sio (Basel), Mathias Bolly (Dusseldorf)
Italian Serie A Players in FIFA World Cup Group C:
Greece: 5 Italian Serie A players with Greece National Football team: AS Roma defender Vasilis Torosidis, Torino midfielder Panagiotis Tachtsidis, Genoa midfielder Giannis Fetfatzidis, Bologna midfielder Lazaros Christodoulopoulos, and Bologna midfielder Panagiotis Kone.
Ivory Coast: 1 Italian Serie A player with Ivory Coast National Football team: AS Roma forward Gervinho
Colombia: 6 Italian Serie A players with Colombia National Football team: Atalanta defender Mario Yepes, AC Milan defender Cristian Zapata, Napoli defender Camilo Zuniga, Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin, Cagliari midfielder Victor Ibarbo, and Fiorentina midfielder Juan Guillero Cuadrado.