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GroundStadio Luigi Ferraris
AddressGenoa, Italy
Ground Info The Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris, also known as the Marassi from the name of the neighbourhood where it is located, is a multi-use stadium in Genoa, Italy. The home of Genoa C.F.C. and U.C. Sampdoria football clubs, it opened in 1911 and is one of the oldest stadiums still in use for football and other sports in Italy. Aside from football, the stadium has hosted meetings of rugby in the Italian national team and, more rarely, some concerts. The stadium is named after Luigi Ferraris, an Italian footballer, engineer and soldier who died during WWI. The stadium was inaugurated on 22 January 1911 with a football match between Genoa and Internazionale, and had a capacity of 20,000. On 22 December 1912, it hosted its first international, in which Italy lost 3–1 to Austria in a friendly. It also hosted the 1934 World Cup round-of-16 match between Spain and Brazil, and by then its capacity had been expanded to 30,000. The stadium was dismantled and rebuilt before the 1990 FIFA World Cup, for which it hosted three Group C matches (between Costa Rica, Scotland and Sweden) and a round-of-16 match between the Republic of Ireland and Romania. The highest attendance at the Luigi Ferraris was 60,000 on 27 February 1949, for a match between Italy and Portugal. On 12 October 2010, a Euro 2012 qualifier between Italy and Serbia was abandoned after Serbia fans continued to throw flares onto the pitch and light fireworks. When the game finally began, more flares and fireworks were thrown onto the field and the referee stopped the match after only six minutes of play. On 29 February 2012, the United States defeated Italy 1–0 in a friendly played at the stadium. It was the first time that Italy had been defeated in Genoa and the first time that the US had ever defeated Italy. On 14 November 2014, it hosted Italy's end-of-year rugby union international against Argentina who won 20–18.
HonoursUnione Calcio Sampdoria, commonly referred to as Sampdoria, is an Italian professional football club based in Genoa, Liguria.
The club was formed in 1946 from the merger of two existing sports clubs whose roots can be traced back to the 1940s, Sampierdarenese and Andrea Doria.

Both the team name and jersey reflect this, the first being a combination of the former names, the second incorporating the former teams' colours (blue-white and white-red-black) in a single design. The team's colours are blue with white, red and black hoops, hence the nickname blucerchiati ("blue-circled"). Sampdoria play at Stadio Luigi Ferraris, capacity 36,536, which it shares with Genoa's other club, Genoa Cricket and Football Club. The derby between the two teams is commonly known as the Derby della Lanterna.

Sampdoria have won the Scudetto once in their history, in 1991. The club has also won the Coppa Italia four times, in 1985, 1988, 1989 and 1994, and the Supercoppa Italiana once, in 1991. Their biggest European success came when they won the Cup Winners' Cup in 1990. They also reached the European Cup final in 1992, losing the final 1–0 to Barcelona after extra time.
Serie A

Winners (1): 1990–91
Coppa Italia

Winners (4): 1984–85, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1993–94
Runners-up (3): 1985–86, 1990–91, 2008–09
Supercoppa Italiana

Winners (1): 1991
Runners-up (3): 1988, 1989, 1994
Serie B

Winners (1): 1966–67
Runners-up (1): 2002–03
Main article: U.C. Sampdoria in European football
European Cup

Runners-up (1): 1991–92
European Cup Winners' Cup

Winners (1): 1989–90
Runners-up (1): 1988–89
European Super Cup

Runners-up (1): 1990
Wembley International Tournament

Winners (3): 1990, 1991, 1992
Amsterdam Tournament

Winners (1): 1988
Joan Gamper Trophy

Winners (1): 2012
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U.C. Sampdoria Players List

  Name PositionAgeHeight
1 Emil Audero Goalkeeper 25 192cm
2 Kaique Rocha Defender 21 195cm
3 Tommaso Augello Defender 27 180cm
5 Adrien Silva Midfielder 33 175cm
6 Albin Ekdal Midfielder 32 186cm
8 Valerio Verre Midfielder 28 181cm
9 Ernesto Torregrossa Forward 29 184cm
10 Keita Baldé Forward 27 181cm
11 Gastón Ramírez Midfielder 31 183cm
14 Jakub Jankto Midfielder 26 184cm
15 Omar Colley Defender 29 191cm
16 Kristoffer Askildsen Midfielder 21 190cm
18 Morten Thorsby Midfielder 26 189cm
19 Vasco Regini Defender 31 185cm
20 Antonino La Gumina Forward 26 182cm
21 Lorenzo Tonelli Defender 32 183cm
22 Maya Yoshida Defender 33 189cm
23 Manolo Gabbiadini Forward 30 186cm
24 Bartosz Bereszynski Defender 29 183cm
25 Alex Ferrari Defender 27 191cm
26 Mehdi Léris Midfielder 24 186cm
27 Fabio Quagliarella Forward 39 180cm
30 Nicola Ravaglia Goalkeeper 33 184cm
34 Karlo Letica Goalkeeper 25 201cm
38 Mikkel Damsgaard Forward 21 180cm
87 Antonio Candreva Midfielder 35 180cm