Kevin Pogorzelski Date: 20th June 2020 at 4:00pm
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Over the course of the coronavirus lockdown and absence of Serie A, and football in general across the world, our Italians Abroad series has chronicled the journeys of many Italian footballers to have displayed their skills outside the peninsula.

We've taken a look at how Italian exports have fared around Europe, from Spain, England, Germany and France to Switzerland, Portugal and the Netherlands.

Whether through winners medals around their necks, cult status, length of stay or records achieved, success can be extremely difficult to measure, however, as calcio returns we have attempted to list the top 10 Italian exports.

Reach out on Twitter and Facebook to let us know what you think of our top 10!

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2. Rosario Martinelli – , Chiasso


The -born attacking spent his entire across the border in Switzerland and won 11 major honours during 15 years in the FC Zurich first-team between 1961 and 1976 – including two domestic doubles.

Scoring an impressive 126 goals in 344 league games from , Martinelli is rightly regarded as a legend of Swiss football, but could not quite deliver European success to the , exiting the European Cup at the semi-final stage twice.

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