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2010 World Cup Preview: Italy

Italy

Group F THE BASICS

Nickname:

Colors:

FIFA Ranking:

How They Got Here:


World Cup Pedigree: THE PLOT

THE DIRECTOR

Marcello Lippi

LEADING MAN

Gianluigi "Gigi" Buffon

SUPPORTING CAST

Andrea Pirlo Fabio Cannavaro Daniele de Rossi Giorgio Chiellini Alberto Gilardino LIKELY BREAKOUT STAR

Giuseppe Rossi

THE LIKELY VILLAIN

Gennaro Gattuso

PRODUCTION NOTES

WHAT THEY'LL WEAR

IT'S SORTA LIKE...

Cocoon

TRAILER

DO WHAT YOU WILL WITH THIS...

CRITICAL BLURBS

Best-case scenario? Realistic prediction POSSIBLE HOLLYWOOD MOMENT


Group A: South Africa Uruguay Mexico France

Group B: South Korea Greece Nigeria Argentina

Group C: Algeria Slovenia USA England

Group D: Serbia Australia Ghana Germany

Group E: Japan Cameroon Denmark Netherlands

Group F:

Group G:

Group H:
Sources: World Cup 2010 (by Steven D. Stark and Harrison Stark); ESPN and Soccernet.com; FIFA; CIA Factbook
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