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Italy national under-16 football team

Italy Under 16
Association Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio
Confederation UEFA (Europe)
Head coach Daniele Zoratto

The Italy national U-16 football team is the national under-16 football team of Italy and is controlled by the Italian Football Federation.

The Italy U16 football team is a feeder team of Italy U17 (or in the past U-16).

The team competed in the UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship, but after the rule change in 2000s, the event had an age limit of 17; for the history of that U16 team, see Italy national under-17 football team.


The team won 2003 Montaigu Tournament.

Current squad


  • Goalkeeper: Antonio Capuano (Juve Stabia), Francesco Faiella (Roma), Alex Meret (Udinese), Cesare Micheli (Empoli);
  • Defender: Francesco Bordi (Roma), Matteo Colombini (Inter), Mauro Coppolaro (Reggina), Francesco Ivan De Santis (Milan), Mattia Malvestiti (Atalanta), Davide Masiero (Milan), Giorgio Piacentini (Albinoleffe), Davide Vitturini (Pescara);
  • Midfielder: Nicolò Barella (Cagliari), Mario Leone* (Empoli), Filippo Romagna (Juventus), Melkamu Taufer (Inter);
  • Forward: Andrea Casiraghi (Milan), Luca Clemenza (Juventus), Denis Di Rocco (Pescara), Simone Edera (Torino), Gianfilippo Felicioli (Milan), Simone Minelli (Fiorentina), Valerio Trani (Roma), Tiziano Tulissi (Atalanta), Mattia Vitale (Juventus), Hachim Mastour (Milan).


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