World Cup Betting - Can Italy Make History in 2010?
It is World Cup fever everywhere and this time it is South Africa welcoming one and all with the ear splitting vuvuzela horns. If you are a crazy soccer fan you can never resist the vibe of the World Cup. And above all if you are interested in World Cup Betting , then I hope you can never ever spare Italy. The current World Cup champions and also a credit of four World Cup winnings is enough to declare that Italy is equivalent to Brazil in talent and records. Team Italy is also known as ‘Azzuri’ which means blue- the traditional color of the team. The term is related to the dynasty of Italy and the Italian National Football team is generally known by this name. The youths of Italy spend most of their time playing soccer and every youth wishes to be a member of the National team one day. This great team has brought the World Cup to their land four times and it is incredible that it includes the 2 consecutive world Cup winnings in 1938 and 1942. This makes them the second team to win the most number of World Cup after Brazil. It will be fascinating to know more about this wonderful team. They first won the title in 1938 with a glorious win against Czechoslovakia in the final. The preceding World cup win in 1942 created history for successfully defending the title. This incident have created great fan follow up for the team and still stands out as the best soccer team the world have ever seen. Then it took pretty much years to win another title back in 1984. The finale was very interesting that will remain fresh in every soccer fan’s mind. The 3-1 victory with the remarkable goal in the 83rd minute was awesome. And finally in 2006, they kissed the World Cup again with a pretty tough match with France and ended in a 5-3 victory. Sometimes this time too they will repeat history by defending their title like in the World Cup of 1942. They have easily qualified into the World Cup 2010 and have the greatest probability of winning the title again. So you can definitely bet on Italy in World Cup Betting because of their talent and confidence. It is usually a practice to bet on their favorite star and Italy’s players are the most popular ones in World Cup Betting . Let us take a look at the best performers in the team. Italy has the best goal keeper Gianluigi Buffon who has won the Serie A Goalkeeper of the Year award a record nine times. He is truly the backbone of Italy’s winning and is considered to be one of the best 125 living footballers by Pele. It will be bad if I left out the Italian Captain Fabio Cannavaro who won the FIFA World Player of the year in 2006. He has been the Captain for 133 games and record of the most capped Italian national team player also goes to this 37 year old. Another great player in the team is Andrea Pirlo who is a free kick specialist. He has played for the youth teams and was the captain of the winning team in 2000 and also bagged the title of the Golden player of the tournament. He was also the captain at 2004 Olympics when
the team won the Bronze medal in the tournament. In the 2006 World Cup too he had showed real talent and have won the man of the match title three times and won the Bronze ball for the third best player in the tournament. This time too Italy is ready to defend the title and to create history. They have real talent and one of the strongest teams in the world equivalent to Brazil. You can surely bet on this team without even thinking because we know they will always keep up the glory of their team. Head over to www.sportsbook.com and place all your world cup bets today!