Once linked with a move to Arsenal, Montella is one of the deadliest strikers in the Italian game and always likely to pop up with a goal.
In the Final, he managed no more than a cameo as a late substitute for goalscorer Marco Delvecchio.
A true goal poacher, he has netted 72 Serie A goals in under four full seasons with both Sampdoria and Roma.
Joined the capital side last summer following Sampdoria's relegation and forms part of Roma's three-pronged attack with Francesco Totti and Marco Delvecchio.
With Gabriel Batistuta arriving from Fiorentina, all three Roma strikers will spend the tournament aiming to impress Roma coach Fabio Capello... or other coaches on the lookout for new signings.