Gianluigi Donnarumma and Marco Verratti with Italy

The Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper and midfielder have been called up by Italy coach Roberto Mancini to take part in the second round of qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar.

The two Parisians could cross paths with their club team-mates Nuno Mendes and Danilo Pereira, who have been called up for Portugal, if both teams qualify.


Thursday 24 March 2022 at 8:45pm : Italy - North Macedonia (semi-final - Stadio Renzo Barbera, Palermo)
Tuesday 29 March 2022 at 8:45pm : Portugal or Turkey - Italy (final - Estadio do Dragão, Porto or Konya Büyüksehir Belediye Stadyumu, Konya) (depending on who qualifies)