Watching: Son of former goalkeeper Beniamino Abate, Ignazio started his youth career at Rescaldina before moving to Milan in 1999 where he won the Allievi Nazionali title in the 2002-2003 season. After making his debut for the Italy Under-21 and the Olympic sides, Abate was called up to the full Azzurri squad by coach Cesare Prandelli for the friendly matches against Poland and Uruguay. He was then named in the squad for EURO 2012 where he played in the group match against Ireland which Italy won 2-0. In total he played three matches in the tournament including the final against Spain. "Love Serie A is the number 1 destination for Italian Serie A highlights, subscribe now to receive all our highlights directly to your news feed http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=loveseriea Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/LoveFootballTV Twitter - http://ja.twitter.com/LoveFootballTV "
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