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The Victorian Football League-Australian Football League (VFL/AFL) Italian Team of the Century was announced in June 2007. It recognises the role of Italian Australian players in the sport.[1]

Players and/or at least one of the player's parents or grandparents had to have been born in Italy. They also had to have played at least one game at VFL/AFL level.[2]



Choosing the team from the short list were [3]:

Short list

The panel's final selection was made from a short-list of 50 (from an original list of 148). They were (listed alphabetically)[4]:

The team

The final selected team was announced at the Palladium Room at the Crown Casino in Melbourne.[5]

Italian Team of the Century
B: Frank Curcio Stephen Silvagni Len Incigneri
HB: Alec Epis Anthony Koutoufides John Kennedy Jr
C: Robert DiPierdomenico Ian Stewart Peter Matera
HF: Peter Riccardi Alan Martello Mark Mercuri
F: Phillip Matera Saverio Rocca Brendan Fevola
Foll: Steve Alessio Mark Ricciuto (Captain) Peter Pianto
Int: Sergio Silvagni Tony Liberatore Scott Camporeale
Joe Misiti
Coach: Ron Barassi, Jr

A team President was also named: Frank Costa.

See also



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