Italy are still ranked as the ninth best team on the planet after the latest FIFA World Rankings were released.
There were no changes in the Top 10 which means that Spain, Holland and Brazil continue to lead the way.
The Azzurri are one place behind Portugal and a position above Croatia.
Cesare Prandelli's Italy are next in action on Friday 3 June when they take on Estonia, in Modena, for a Euro 2012 qualifier.
They will then face the Republic of Ireland in a friendly on June 7. That game will take place in the Belgium city of Liege.
FIFA Top 10: Spain, Holland, Brazil, Germany, Argentina, England, Uruguay, Portugal, Italy, Croatia.
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