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Fabio Cannavaro Biography

Fabio Cannavaro is a former Italian footballer. He is considered one of the greatest defenders of his generation and was given the name "Muro di Berlino," which means "The Berlin Wall," by Italian supporters. He started his career at Napoli, before spending seven years at Parma, with whom he won two Coppa Italias and the 1999 UEFA Cup. After spells at Internazionale and Juventus, Cannavaro transferred from Juventus to Real Madrid, with whom he won consecutive La Liga titles in 2007 and 2008. After returning to Juventus for one season in 2009–10, he joined Al-Ahli in Dubai.   Cannavaro has also achieved success with the Italian national team. He was part of the Italy team that won consecutive Under-21 European Championships in 1994 and 1996. After earning his first senior cap in 1997, he eventually became captain. Cannavaro led Italy to victory in the 2006 World Cup, and in 2009 overtook Paolo Maldini as the most capped player in the country's history. He has amassed 136 caps and scored two goals for the senior national team.His profile is replete with impressive statistics and plaudits. He won the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2006. Cannavaro's younger brother Paolo is also a professional footballer, playing for Italian side Napoli.

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5 things you need to know about the history of Serie A
5 things you need to know about the history of Serie A
A peek into the history of the most tactical league in world football.
Reports: Arsenal and Chelsea battle for top Serie A striker
Reports: Arsenal and Chelsea battle for top Serie A striker
Belotti could be seen in an Arsenal or a Chelsea shirt next season.
Parma's UEFA Cup winning side of 1998/1999: Where are they now?
Parma's UEFA Cup winning side of 1998/1999: Where are they now?
From UEFA Cup champions to bankruptcy in the space of 15 years, Parma has gone on a wild ride but their stars of yesteryears live on.
5 world class players Juventus signed on free transfers in recent years
5 world class players Juventus signed on free transfers in recent years
Why pay for world class players when you can get them without paying a penny in transfer fees?
Chinese Super League kicks off on 4th March, will be telecast live on DSport
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10 biggest chokes in football history
10 biggest chokes in football history
Even the big guns can crumble under pressure.
10 great players who were relegated
10 great players who were relegated
Even the best have had to overcome failure.
Presenting two major trophies for player of the year: A good or bad move?
Presenting two major trophies for player of the year: A good or bad move?
The Ballon d'Or and FIFA Player of the Year award have split yet again but is it really a sensible thing to have 2 awards?
5 signings Real Madrid want you to forget about
5 signings Real Madrid want you to forget about
Real Madrid have signed world-class players who've guided the team to silverware, but a few signings have been woeful.
All time Dreamiest XI
All time Dreamiest XI
Looking at some of the most good looking players to grace the beautiful game.
5 World Cup winners who finished their careers at unexpected clubs
5 World Cup winners who finished their careers at unexpected clubs
A look at five World Cup winners who wound up their careers at completely unexpected clubs.
10 best images from Soccer Aid 2016 ft. Ronaldinho, Pele, Jose Mourinho and others
10 best images from Soccer Aid 2016 ft. Ronaldinho, Pele, Jose Mourinho and others
Listing the ten best images from the 2016 edition of Soccer Aid that took place at Old Trafford last evening.
Fabio Cannavaro says it's his dream to coach Italy
Fabio Cannavaro says it's his dream to coach Italy
The former Italian skipper has already has had managerial stints in Asian football.
5 Ballon d'Or winners who never won the Champions League
5 Ballon d'Or winners who never won the Champions League
Surprisingly, these Ballon d'Or winners have not won the Champions League in their illustrious careers.
The Class of 92 reunite at Old Trafford for UNICEF match against Zidane's team
The Class of 92 reunite at Old Trafford for UNICEF match against Zidane's team
Cafu, Cannavaro, Nesta, Figo, Ronaldinho, and Ballack are among those to feature in Zidane's team.
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