AZZURRI

Nicola Rizzoli has reflected on the ‘honour and pride’ felt in representing Italian football at the 2014 World Cup Final.
Mauro German Camoranesi has a dim view of Italy’s current squad, noting “there are only two great players.”
Javier Zanetti trusts Leo Messi can lead Argentina to World Cup glory against Germany on Sunday.
Nicola Rizzoli refereeing the World Cup Final could mean Italy win the next tournament in 2018!
Alberto Gilardino blasted “crazy” Gian Piero Gasperini and Cesare Prandelli for pushing him towards Guangzhou Evergrande.
Milan are said to be furious with Mario Balotelli after he posted a picture of himself aiming a rifle at “haters.”
It’s reported Cesare Prandelli cancelled Galatasaray’s friendly with Roma because he’s afraid of Italian fans.
Giuseppe Rossi is raring to go with Fiorentina and Italy in this new season. “I can’t wait to get started.”
Alberto Gilardino has revealed his disappointment at not having at least received a phone call from Cesare Prandelli to tell him of his World Cup omission.
Fiorentina captain Manuel Pasqual believes the Della Valle brothers’ criticism of Cesare Prandelli is harsh, but understandable.
Marcello Nicchi believes that former Serie A referee Pierluigi Collina has the credentials to stand for the role of FIGC President.
Max Allegri said “many Coaches are capable” of taking the Italy job and “there’s no point discussing it now.”
Fiorentina patron Diego Della Valle blasted Cesare Prandelli for “running away from Italy. It’s in his DNA.”
FIFA have opted to uphold the four-month worldwide ban handed to Luis Suarez for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini.
Mike Tyson has empathised with Luis Suarez following the Uruguayan forward’s bite on Giorgio Chiellini.
Former Italy striker Toto Schillaci says Mario Balotelli needs to learn how to use his head while out on the pitch.
Germany Coach Joachim Low sympathised with Brazil, remembering how he felt when losing to Italy in 2006.
Giuseppe Rossi’s agent hit back at Cesare Prandelli for saying the striker “disappointed me from a human point of view.”
Italy’s friendly with the Netherlands will be played at the Stadio San Nicola in Bari on September 4.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli bitterly attacked Cesare Prandelli and Giancarlo Abete for “abandoning” Italy.
Parma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante says he is happy at the club but would consider other offers if they came through.
Former Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli says he and his family have been receiving threatening letters from angry Azzurri fans following the team’s early World Cup exit.
Cesare Prandelli says a meeting with Galatasaray President Unal Aysal persuaded him to make the move to Turkey.
Cesare Prandelli insists his decision to join Galatasaray was a footballing one and that he wants to create a winning team.
Roberto Mancini believes Mario Balotelli still has an Italy future, but warns he must settle down and prove himself on the pitch.