Italy squad World Cup 2010 Goalkeepers- Gianluigi Buffon, Morgan De Sanctis, Federico Marchetti Defenders- Fabio Cannavaro, Giorgio Chiellini, Gianluca Zambrotta, Domenico Criscito, Christian Maggio, Salvatore Bocchetti, Leonardi Bonucci
Midfielders- Gennaro Gattuso, Andrea Pirlo, Mauro Camoranesi, Daniele De Rossi, Angelo Palombo, Simone Pepe, Riccardo Montolivo, Claudio Marchisio
Forwards- Alberto Gilardino, Vincenzo Iaquinta, Antonio Di Natale, Fabio Quagliarella, Giampaolo Pazzini
The five players excluded from the final squad are – Salvatore Sirigu, Mattia Cassani, Andrea Cossu, Marco Borriello and Giuseppe Rossi. It comes as a huge shock that Lippi has left out Rossi from the final squad.
Mauro Camoranesi was included in the squad despite suffering from a minor injury. Camoranesi said “I am feeling little bit of pain in my knee, but I am confident that it’s nothing too serious and I will be fine before the World Cup.”
Italy play their first match of the World Cup against Paraguay on June 14.
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