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U.C. Sampdoria is a football club based in Genoa, Italy. The club was formed in 1946 from the merger of two existing clubs, Sampierdarenese and Andrea Doria. Sampdoria currently compete in the Italian Serie A and play their games at the Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris in Genoa. The team's colors are blue, white, red and black. Sampdoria plays at Stadio Luigi Ferraris , capacity 40,122, which it shares with Genoa's other club, Genoa 1893.
Former notable players include Roberto Mancini, Gianluca Pagliuca, Gianluca Vialli, Walter Zenga, Juan Sebastián Verón, Sinisa Mihajlovic, Jurgen Klinsmann, Srecko Katanec, David Platt, Graeme Souness and Hans-Peter Briegel.
Current first team squad
As of March 2005
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