Manga: Blue shirt with green-white-red stripes collar stripes and sleeve borders, white shorts and blue socks with a green-white-red stripe on top. This color scheme is reminiscent of Italy uniform at 1982 World Cup.
1989 OVA: Green shirt with white sleeve borders and white collar stripes, green shorts and white socks.
In an early promotional picture of the OVA, it can be seen that Italy originally was planned to have a blue uniform consistent of a blue shirt with white sleeve borders and white collar stripes, white shorts and blue socks with a white stripe on top.
1994 Anime: Azure shirt with black sleeve borders and black collar stripes, green shorts and azure socks.
2001 Anime: Blue shirt with white sleeve borders, white shorts and blue socks.
With Hernandez as main core of the Italian team, his teammates follow his instructions. That is why Italy Jr. plays defensively and waits for counterattacks. If Gino clears the ball, the team immediately initiates the counterattack. Examples are not only the game in the group stage against All Japan Jr., but also the friendly match against Bremen Jr. This also creates the first goal for Italy in the official encounter against Japan.