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Tuesday June 4 2013
Italy shirt numbers revealed

Juventus’ Sebastian Giovinco will wear the mythical No 10 jersey for Italy at this month’s Confederations Cup.

The shirt numbers for Friday’s World Cup qualifier against the Czech Republic and the tournament in Brazil were confirmed this morning.

There were few surprises as Giovinco was expected to get the 10 even if he wears the No 12 for his club side.

Goalkeepers: 1 Buffon (Juventus), 13 Marchetti (Lazio), 12 Sirigu (Paris St. Germain).

Defenders: 20 Abate (Milan), 4 Astori (Cagliari), 15 Barzagli (Juventus), 19 Bonucci (Juventus), 3 Chiellini (Juventus), 5 De Sciglio (Milan), 2 Maggio (Napoli).

Midfielders: 7 Aquilani (Fiorentina), 6 Candreva (Lazio), 16 De Rossi (Roma), 23 Diamanti (Bologna), 22 Giaccherini (Juventus), 8 Marchisio (Juventus), 18 Montolivo (Milan), 21 Pirlo (Juventus).

Forwards: 9 Balotelli (Milan), 17 Cerci (Torino), 14 El Shaarawy (Milan), 11 Gilardino (Bologna), 10 Giovinco (Juventus).

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