PARMA – Fabio Quagliarella from record. During the first half between Italy and Liechtenstein , the Sampdoria striker made two penalty shootouts coldly. Thanks to these networks, he became the oldest scorer in the history of the Italian national football team at 36 years and two months. Fabio Quagliarella is playing an extraordinary season in the ranks of Sampdoria and for this reason Roberto Mancini has decided to call him in the national team despite his age is not on his side.
Fabio Quagliarella the oldest scorer in the history of the Italian national team
The Sampdoria striker is the top scorer of the Italian Serie A soccer championship with 21 goals in 27 games. His average goal is impressive and right now he is the strongest striker we have in Italy. For this reason, Roberto Mancini did not dwell on the identity card and summoned him deservedly to the National team. Quagliarella repaid the Italian coach's confidence by playing well against Finland and scoring against Liechtenstein and two consecutive victories for the Italian national team.
1. Fabio Quagliarella – 36 years and 2 months (Italy – Liechtenstein 4-0, 26.03.2019, UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying)
2. Christian Panucci – 35 years and 2 months (Italy-Romania 1-1, 13.06.2008 UEFA EURO 2008)
3. Antonio Di Natale – 34 years and 7 months (Spain-Italy 1-1, 10.06.2012, UEFA EURO 2012)
4. Fabio Cannavaro – 34 years and 4 months (Italy-Portugal 3-1, 06.02.2008, friendly)
5. Andrea Pirlo – 34 years (Mexico-Italy 1-2, 16.06.2013, FIFA Confederations Cup)
– What am I looking at? (@GuardoChe) March 26, 2019
Match with no history … great Spinazzola, good game by Verratti, but impalpable opponents. #Quagliarella scores from the penalty spot after Hasler was penalized for handball in the box! pic.twitter.com/3z7xc3853n
– OLD BUT GOLD (@BaloumiMilano) 26 March 2019
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