The Italian national football team has a rich history of success, with four world cup titles to their name, and Italy's national team is among the best in the world. The Italian National Team is often referred to as "Gli Azzurri" or The Blues. This name comes from the traditional painting of House Savoy, which ruled over Italy during many time periods in history and continues today with its official flag! Italy's football rivalry with other nations is one of the most well-known and historical in world sport. The Azzurri have fought battles against Croatia, France Germany Spain on more than one occasion throughout history to establish themselves as a top team on this planet. The four stars above their crests represent all-time World Cup titles they've won, more than any other nation on Earth!