Italy World Cup Squad: Biography Defender Giorgio Chiellini

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Getting to know our players in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. It’s time to meet Defender Giorgio Chiellini.

He was born in Pisa on 14th August 1984, and spent his youth with Livorno. After four seasons with them, Juventus bought him and loaned him to Fiorentina for one year. He moved back to the Old Lady in 2005 and he won three consecutive Italian top flight titles (2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014), playing as a full back as well as a left back.On the international stage, he won the Under 19 European Championship in Lichtenstein at a very young age, and made his debut for the first team in 2004. He played at UEFA Euro 2008 and 2012, at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and at the Confederation Cup 2009 and 2013.


Olympic Games (Athens, 2004) – Bronze medal
Under 19 European Championship winner (Lichtenstein, 2003)
Italian Serie A (Juventus, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014)
Italian Supercup (Juventus, 2012, 2013)
UEFA Dream Team – Under 21 European Championship (2007)

Player Profile — Giorgio Chiellini

Giorgio Chiellini
Date of Birth
14-08-1984 (29 yo)
Squad Number
61 (1.86m)
168lbs (76kg)
Giorgio Chiellini

Here is Italy 23-Official Players for the World Cup – Italy Squad. Questo l’elenco dei convocati per il Mondiale:

Goalkeepers / Portieri: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Mattia Perin (Genoa), Salvatore Sirigu (Paris St. Germain);

Defenders / Difensori: Ignazio Abate (Milan), Andrea Barzagli (Juventus), Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Darmian (Torino), De Sciglio (Milan), Paletta (Parma);

Midfielders / Centrocampisti: Alberto Aquilani (Fiorentina), Antonio Candreva (Lazio), Daniele De Rossi (Roma), Claudio Marchisio (Juventus), Thiago Motta (Paris St. Germain), Marco Parolo (Parma), Andrea Pirlo (Juventus), Verratti (Paris St. Germain);

Forwards / Attaccanti: Mario Balotelli (Milan), Antonio Cassano (Parma), Alessio Cerci (Torino), Ciro Immobile (Torino), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli).


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