Ferrari gets Italy call-up for games against Argentina and England

Gian Marco Ferrari has earned his Azzurri stripes. After taking part in the Italy training camp last month, the Samp defender has now been named in Luigi Di Biagio’s 26-man squad for the forthcoming friendlies against Argentina and England.

Gian Marco will head to Italy HQ in Coverciano on Sunday after Sampdoria v Inter.

The Azzurri are due to fly to Manchester on Thursday ahead of their game against Argentina at Etihad Stadium on Friday 23 March (20:45 CET).

The match against England is to be played at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday 28 March (21:00).