Italy Team Released the Names of Who Play in Euro 2016 – The big event, UEFA Euro 2016, will be held in summer season of this year. Even though it still needs a couple of months to come ahead, it does not slacken many teams who have qualified in this event to make well preparation. One of the teams which have made early start to prepare for this big event is Italy. This team has released several names which are convinced to play in Euro 2016 since the end of last year. Conte which currently becomes an architect for Italy team has claimed 14 from 23 players that he choose to join in Italy team for playing in a tournament which is held once in four years.
Conte called several names which became pledge of Italy team and showed great performance in Euro 2016 qualification matches last year. Some of them are the main players of Italy team and have played for this team for years in many tournaments. Gianluigi Buffon, Leonardo Bonucci, Antonio Candevra, and Graziano Pelle are senior players which are reported to remain joining Italy main squad in Euro 2016. However, the coach who is now in his 46 years does not include some senior players such as Pirlo, Montolivo, and de Rossi. This actually makes a lot of queries for many fans of Italy team since those three players are the main players of this squad for many years. Aside from not including senior players in this tournament, he also dos not involve the name of young player who became star with Napoli in this season, Lorenzo Insigne. It becomes surprising news since there are a lot of fans who convince that Insigne will be called to join Italy team to play in Euro 2016. It should be emphasized that Conte only decided 14 players among the entire players who will play for this squad. There are still 9 players which are not yet announced. So, those previous players still have chance to join Italy team.
Italy was successfully qualified to play in Euro 2016 after placed the top position in group H for the qualification with total point 24. In order to prepare the team for the upcoming tournament, the team which became the winner of World Cup 2006 did two friendly matches after being beaten by Belgium on the previous match with the score 1-3. These are the names of 14 players which have been decided by Conte to play in Euro 2016. There are two names which are prepared to fill goalkeeper position. They are Buffon and Perin. For the back players, Conte has decided five names including Darmian, de Sciglio, Leonardo Bonucci, Barzagli, and Chiellini. Midfielder positions will be played by five names which already decided by Conte. They are Florenzi, Candreva, Marchisio, Verratti, and Marco Parolo. The rest names among 14 names announced will be played as striker. Antonia Conte gives striker position in Italy squad to be played by Graziano Pelle and Eder.