By Anna Italia
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Italian Soccer Serie A
1 Italian Serie A players named in Portugal 23-man World Cup Squad in Brazil by Head Coach Paulo Bento: Portugal are in Group G: Germany, Ghana, United States, and Portugal.
Goalkeepers: Rui Patricio (Sporting), Beto (Sevilla/ESP), Eduardo (Braga)
Defenders: Andre Almeida (Benfica), Bruno Alves (Fenerbahce), Fabio Coentrao (Real Madrid), Joao Pereira (Valencia), Neto (Zenith St-Petersburg), Pepe (Real Madrid), Ricardo Costa (Valencia)
Midfielders: Joao Moutinho (Monaco/FRA), Miguel Veloso (Dynamo Kiev), Raul Meireles (Fenerbahce), Ruben Amorim (Benfica), William Carvalho (Sporting)
Forwards: Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid/ESP), Eder (Braga), Helder Postiga (Lazio/ITA), Hugo Almeida (Besiktas), Nani (Manchester United), Rafa (Braga), Varela (FC Porto), Vieirinha (Wolfsburg)
Italian Serie A Players in FIFA World Cup Group G:
Germany: 1 Italian Serie A player with Germany National Football team: Lazio forward Miroslav Klose.
Ghana: 5 Italian Serie A players with Ghana National Football team: AC Milan midfielder Michael Essien, AC Milan midfielder Sulley Muntari, Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah, Udinese midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang-Badu, Parma midfielder Afriyie Acquah,
Portugal: 1 Italian Serie A player with Portugal National Football team: Lazio forward Helder Postiga.
United States: No Serie A players