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Euro 2020 team profile: Group A – Italy and Wales

Post Credit – MC Nitro – Check him on Facebook READ: The amazing 10 European Championship moments of all time ITALY Coach: Roberto Mancini (Italian) Captain: Giorgio Chiellini Most capped player: Gianluigi Buffon (176) Top scorer: Luigi Riva (35) European Championship appearances: 9 (first in 1968) Best run: Champions (1968) Group A rivals: Switzerland, Turkey, Wales. Key players: Giorgio Chiellini, Marco Verratti, Lorenzo Insigne, Ciro Immobile, Federico Chiesa. Status: Rejuvenated under new head coach, Roberto Mancini. Made it to this year's Euros by winning their qualifying group. Not quite the vintage Italian team that sent waves across the world of football in the 90s, but they look a better side nowadays under a new coach. They should give the usua...

Euro 2020 team profile: Group A – Turkey and Switzerland

Post Credit - MC Nitro - Check him on Facebook TURKEY Head coach: Şenol Guneş (Turk) Captain: Burak Yilmaz Most capped player: Rüştü Reçber (120) Top scorer: Hakan Şükür (51) FIFA ranking: 29 European Championship appearances: 5 (first in 1996) Best run: Semi final (2008) Group Rivals: Italy, Switzerland, and Wales. Key players: Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Çağlar Söyüncü, Burak Yilmaz, Cengiz Ünder, Írfan Kahveci, Cenk Tosun. Status: Turkey's reputation waned drastically after the golden generation 2002 (World Cup bronze winners) and 2008 Euros semi-finalists led by Tuncay Şanli. However, they have found some sort of consistency under new head coach Şenol Guneş and their passage to this year's European Championship was never in doubt. They have become formi...