Italy National Team Enters EURO 2016 with Alessandro Florenzi
EURO 2016 might be one of the most awaited football events that you can see this year. This tournament is joined by many national teams from countries all around Europe. Some teams are major teams while others might be new comers. One of the major teams that join EURO this year is Italy. Italy is considered as one of the biggest teams that joined EURO 2016. Italy has many talented football players in the team. One of the most notable football players in Italy national team for EURO 2016 is Alessandro Florenzi. Alessandro Florenzi is one of the Italy professional football players. He was born at Rome in 11 March 1991. Besides plays for Italy national football team, Florenzi also plays for AS Rome that joins the Serie A Italy League. Florenzi get a chance to train and learn about football in Rome Youth Academy when he was still young.
As one of the best football players in Italy, Florenzi is considered to be chosen as one of the players who will play for Italy national football team in EURO 2016. Florenzi is also chosen due to his contribution in Italy national team and his long history in football as well. Florenzi started his debut in Serie A when his team meets Sampdoria in 22 May 2011. This match ended with victory for Rome with score 3 – 1. At that time, Florenzi still sit in backup seat and he’s been chosen to replace the star player of Rome, Francesco Totti. During the summer of 2011, Florenzi is loaned to Serie B club, Crotone. Florenzi started his contribution for Crotone in 27 August 2011 and score winning goal when his team meets Livorno. The match ended with 2 – 1 score for Crotone.
In 6 July 2012, Florenzi back to AS Rome after his old club bought the registration for Alessandro Florenzi with the price of € 1,250,000. He scored his first goal after back to AS Rome in Big Match against Inter Milan in 2 September 2012. This match ended with score 3 – 1 for AS Rome. Florenzi was a midfielder once and move to the position of right wing when the Giallorossi is managed by Rudi Garcia. In his new position, Florenzi can score goals to the goal post of Livorno and Parma. Florenzi also scored goal in the match against Internazionale which bring AS Rome as winner with 3 – 0 score. His contribution in Italy national team is started when he joined Italy U-20 national team with 4 times play record. Then he moves to Italy U-21 national team and win the match against Hungary national team with 3 – 0 score in qualification round of UEFA U-21 Championship in 6 September 2011.
Italy national team started to use Florenzi’s talents in 14 November 2012 in friendly match against French national team. His first international goal for Italy national team is made in qualification match 2014 FIFA World Cup against Armenia national team in San Paolo Stadium, Italy, in 15 October 2013. When AS Rome earned winning title in 2013 MLS All-Star Game, Florenzi is chosen as MVP or Most Valuable Player in that event.