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Can you name the answers to these football (soccer) questions where all answers have to do with Italy?

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Italy's record appearance holder is this legendary 'keeper, who stayed with Juventus even during their relegation - and won 9 Scudetti as a reward
... and he was once Juventus and Italy captain. Who inherited those armbands? He's a vastly experienced defender
... but do you know who captained Italy to their first World Cup win in 1934? He was also a Juve man - and shared his name - by pronounciation, at least - with a Volkswagen van
Which Brazil-born star, pictured above, is one of two Italian national team regulars to play for Chelsea?
... but maybe he had a trail blazed for him by which Swiss-Italian midfielder, who would later go on to manage at Stamford Bridge (and at Schalke and Aston Villa)?
... but despite the above's 34 Italy caps, he spent just three years in Serie A. For which capital club, nicknamed Le Aquile, did he play for?
... and there he spent two seasons alongside a certain Englishman, most notable for his time with Tottenham, Newcastle, and Rangers - and at the 1990 World Cup
From the 'heel' of Italy, which club has just made a long-awaited return to Serie A? They were once home to Juan Cuadrado and Fabrizio Miccoli, and their logo is above
... and this was the first club of which striker, who spent relatively little time in Italy, instead playing for Southampton, Feyenoord, AZ, and now Shandong Luneng?
Above is a stadium seating over 60,000. One of the players above spent many years there. Which team calls the San Paolo home?
... and it hosted the 1990 World Cup semi-final, where the hosts fell to which South American giants on penalties?
... and in that game, which Atalanta, Milan, and New York MetroStars midfielder - who would manage Italy between 2006 and 2008 - missed a vital shoot-out penalty?
Pictured above is a certain former Italian and Milan captain and defender. His son went on to fulfill the exact same role - with even greater success. Who is this father?
Can you name a Serie A club - past or present - from the north-western coastal region of Liguria, which borders France?
Which left-back's career? Genoa, Juventus, (Genoa), Genoa, Zenit, Genoa... and Italy?
And finally... which former club owner once said this: 'AC Milan? It's an affair of the heart. It's expensive, but the most beautiful women also cost a lot.'
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