Historical Finals of The Azzurri

Historical Finals of The Azzurri

by Steve Amoia
Historical Finals of The Azzurri

Historical Finals of The Azzurri

by Steve Amoia



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This book chronicles the seven finals of the Italian National Football Team (The Azzurri) from 1934 to 1994:

1934 FIFA World Cup Final Versus Czechoslovakia: 2-1 AET
1936 Olympic Gold Medal Final Versus Austria: 2-1 AET
1938 FIFA World Cup Final Versus Hungary: 4-2
1968 UEFA European Championship Final Versus Yugoslavia: 2-0 (Replay) and 1-1 AET
1970 FIFA World Cup Final Versus Brazil: 1-4
1982 FIFA World Cup Final Versus W. Germany: 3-1
1994 FIFA World Cup Final Versus Brazil: 0-0 AET (2-3 on Penalties)

There will also be quotes from notables of Italian football such as Carlo Ancelotti, Roberto Baggio, Enzo Bearzot, Roberto Boninsegna, Alessandro Del Piero, Giacinto Facchetti, Annibale Frossi, Giuseppe Meazza, Silvio Piola, Vittorio Pozzo, Luigi Riva, Roberto Rosato, Giuseppe Rossi, Paolo Rossi, Arrigo Sacchi, Ferruccio Valcareggi and Dino Zoff, respectively.

There will also be quotes from Pelé about the 1970 World Cup final along with Bebeto, Carlos Alberto Parreira, and Romario, discussing the 1994 World Cup.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940186163886
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 08/21/2023
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 305 KB

About the Author

Steve Amoia is an Italian-American freelance writer and translator based in Washington, D.C. His writing career began as a technical writer for a software company. Amoia’s focal areas have been career-related themes, Chinese martial arts, historical figures, and international soccer journalism, respectively.

He was the publisher and editor of World Football Commentaries (www.worldfootballcommentaries.com) from 2006 to 2020, and performed a similar role at The Soccer Translator from 2008 to 2015. He contributed Italian to English translations for Calcio’s Greatest Forwards by George Rinaldi (Pitch Publishing, Ltd., 2016).

Amoia was a contributor and translator at Soccerlens from 2007 to 2010 and 2018 to 2019, respectively. He was a contributor and translator at Beyond The Pitch from 2011 to 2013. Amoia’s early work in world football journalism took place as a contributor at AC Cugini Scuola Calcio, Italian Soccer Serie A.com and Keeper Skool, respectively.

Other titles by the author at Barnes & Noble Press:

15 Years of International Soccer Journalism, A Collection of Book Reviews, A Portfolio of Writing, Artistic Critique of 20 Paintings, Five Short Stories, Martial and Healing Arts, My Journey with OCD, Post-Pandemic Financial Guide, Sardinian Days and Italian Nights, Sardinian Stories by Grazia Deledda (a translation), The Frederick Douglass Project, The Interview Diaries, The Soccer Translator, Trips Down Blue Collar Lane, and World Football Commentaries, respectively.
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