Italy coach Marcello Lippi named his squad for the 2006 World Cup with Filippo Inzaghi of AC Milan and Udinese's Vincenzo Iaquinta both getting a late call.

Those two men were widely perceived to be fighting over the last striking berth but ended up both being included with Cristiano Lucarelli of Livorno missing out.

Italy have been drawn with the Czech Republic, the United States and Ghana in the group stages.

Italy squad for 2006 World Cup: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Angelo Peruzzi (Lazio), Marco Amelia (Livorno); Gianluca Zambrotta (Juventus), Alessandro Nesta (AC Milan), Fabio Cannavaro (Juventus), Fabio Grosso (Palermo), Cristian Zaccardo (Palermo), Andrea Barzagli (Palermo), Marco Materazzi (Internazionale), Massimo Oddo (Lazio); Mauro Camoranesi (Juventus), Andrea Pirlo (AC Milan), Gennaro Gattuso (AC Milan), Daniele De Rossi (Roma), Simone Perrotta (Roma), Simone Barone (Palermo); Francesco Totti (Roma), Luca Toni (Fiorentina), Alberto Gilardino (AC Milan), Alessandro Del Piero (Juventus), Filippo Inzaghi (Juventus), Vincenzo Iaquinta (Udinese).