This slideshow will showcase players who have remained on a Serie A roster since at least 1999. Among the players included are eight members of Italy's 2006 winning World Cup squad, as well as a number of other outstanding veterans who have supplied fans with stellar players for more than a decade. AS Roma's Francesco Totti, who is on the cover, made his Serie A debut March 28, 1993.
Francesco Totti has remained in Serie A since the 1992-93 season.
Hard to believe that Alessandro Nesta and Totti were born the same year and grew up just a short distance from one another in Rome.
Nesta made his Serie A debut with Lazio March 13, 1994.
Javier Zanetti has been an Inter mainstay since 1995.
Zanetti made his debut with Inter August 27, 1995.
Inzaghi made his Serie A debut the same day as Zanetti.
Filippo Inzaghi made his debut with Parma on August 27, 1995. He is one of the greatest goalscorers in the history of both Serie A and European competitions.
Ambrosini has been in Serie A since 1995.
The AC Milan midfielder made his Serie A debut Nov. 5, 1995.
Andrea Pirlo was just 16 years old and 2 days when he made his Serie A debut.
The AC Milan playmaker made his debut May 21, 1995 with Brescia. He has remained in Serie A since the 1997-98 season.
Gattuso made his Serie A debut with Perugia Feb. 2, 1997.
The midfielder has been with AC Milan since the 1999-2000 season.
Materazzi has remained in Serie A since the 1999-2000 season.
Stankovic made his Serie A debut Sept. 13, 1998 with Lazio.
Stankovic has remained in Serie A since his days with Lazio.
Simone Perrotta made his Serie A debut Nov. 8, 1998 with Juventus.
Perrotta is one of eight players on Italy's 2006 World Cup-winning side that have played in Serie A consistently for more than a decade.
Frey had just turned 19 when he made his Serie A debut March 21, 1999 for Inter.
Now 30, the French goalie has remained in Serie A ever since.
Brocchi made his Serie A debut Sept. 26, 1999 with Verona.
Brocchi is now with Lazio after many years with AC Milan.
Clarence Seedorf made his Serie A debut August 27, 1995 with Sampdoria.
He officially returned to Serie A in December of 1999.
Cordoba joined Inter in December of 1999.
The Colombian defender made his Serie A debut Jan. 6, 2000.
Gilardino was 17 when he made his Serie A debut with Piacenza.
Alberto Gilardino, who is the youngest player on this list, made his Serie A debut Jan. 6, 2000 with Piacenza.
Blasi made his Serie A debut with AS Roma on Jan. 22, 2000
The native of Rome has been one of the hardest working midfielders in Serie A over the past decade.
Lupatelli made his debut for AS Roma in the Roman deby March 25, 2000.
Lupatelli is the surprise on this list as he has hung around Serie A as both a starter and as a backup for number of clubs.
Giampiero Pinzi was part of Lazio's 1999-2000 Scudetto-winning side even though he did not appear in a match.
Pinzi made his Serie A debut Nov. 12, 2000 with Udinese. After moving to Chievo for two seasons, he is back with Udinese again this season.