MILAN - Inter's youth academy distinguishes itself for the number of players called up to their national teams. Football is not mathematics, but certain numbers talk by themselves. From Italy's Under-19s to Albania's Under-17s, 9 Inter players have received call-ups.In reality, that number is 10, but one player is injured.
Italy Under-19 coach Massimo Piscedda has named Inter Primavera's Luca Caldirola, Mattia Destro and Luca Tremolada in his squad for the friendly match against Denmark at the Valby Idraetspark in Copenhagen on Tuesday 22 September 2009 at 16:00.
Lorenzo Crisetig, Marco Ezio Fossati and Felice Natalino have been called up to Pasquale Salerno's Italy Under-18 squad for friendly matches against Czech Republic in Trutnov on Tuesday 22 September at 16:30 and Nachod on Thursday 24 September. Simone Dell'Agnello has also been called up but the Primavera striker is injured.
Crisetig, Fossati and Natalino will face their Inter academy companions Milan Jirasek and Marek Jirasek, who have been called up to the Czech Republic's Under-18 squad.
Fabio Hoxha is in Albania's Under-17 squad for a training camp from 18-24 September ahead of the Under-17 European championship qualification phase, which gets under way on 25 September.