Andrea Barzagli, Ufficiale OMRI (Italian pronunciation: [anˈdrɛa barˈdzaʎʎi]; born 8 May 1981) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for Italian club Juventus and the Italian national team.
A four-time member of the Serie A Team of the Year, Barzagli is regarded as one of the best and most consistent defenders of his generation. After playing for several smaller Italian clubs in his early career, he eventually came to prominence while playing for Palermo, and later won six consecutive Serie A titles with Juventus between 2012 and 2017, as well as a Bundesliga title in 2009, during his time with German club VfL Wolfsburg.
At international level, he represented the Italian national football team at the 2004 Summer Olympic Games winning a bronze medal, two FIFA World Cups (2006 and 2014), three UEFA European Championships (2008, 2012 and 2016), and at the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup where he also won a bronze medal. He was a member of the Italian 2006 World Cup winning squad, as well as a starting member of the Italian squad that reached the UEFA Euro 2012 final.