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Italy CT Giampiero Ventura took a risk when he accepted his current position, but is resigned to the fact that 'love makes you do crazy things'.
Giampiero Ventura confirmed he will not call Graziano Pellè for Italy’s next games because “he besmirched the image” of the Nazionale.
Daniele De Rossi laughed off reports of an offer from Juventus, but wouldn’t confirm his Roma future either and revealed he could’ve quit international duty.
Antonio Conte fought back tears as he described the Euro 2016 “family” and reveals the moment he “regretted” signing for Chelsea.
Antonio Conte described the “greatest achievement of my career,” the first Scudetto at then-unfancied Juventus and the importance of Alessandro Del Piero.
Antonio Conte reveals his difficulties adapting to Juventus as a player and the importance of the captain’s armband.
Antonio Conte discussed his childhood and why he was always a Coach, even during his days playing in the Lecce youth academy.
Luciano Spalletti admits Alessandro Florenzi is “irreplaceable” for Roma, but has faith he can return early from a ruptured ACL.
Fabio Cannavaro has revealed that “my dream is to coach Real Madrid and the Italian national team” one day.
Atalanta talent Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez reveals he’s ready to play for Italy and “Antonio Conte wanted me for Euro 2016.”
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura confirmed he will call Sassuolo talent Domenico Berardi and “in future we’ll change our way of playing.”
Genoa’s Mattia Perin compliments Milan’s Gianluigi Donnarumma, but says there’s no rivalry between them “as long as Gigi Buffon is around”.
After Jose Mourinho, former Spain Coach Vicente Del Bosque also feels Chelsea boss Antonio Conte “needs to be more restrained.”
Marco Verratti doesn’t want to leave Paris Saint-Germain, and reports suggest they wouldn’t sell to Juventus even if he did.
Claudio Ranieri, Silvio Berlusconi, Giuseppe Bergomi, Paulo Roberto Falcao, Nils Liedholm, Paolo Rossi and Cesare Maldini are added to the Italian Football Hall of Fame.
France Football has unveiled the full 30-man shortlist for this season’s Ballon d’Or.
Stephan El Shaarawy says he is hoping his good form for Roma will earn him a starring role in Giampiero Ventura’s Italy squad.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named on the shortlist for the prestigious Ballon d’Or awards.
Carlo Ancelotti would be prepared to take the England job – but only after sitting on the Italy bench – and tips Antonio Conte to shine at Chelsea.
Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura is “stunned” by the criticism of his side and warned “we’re only at the beginning of a generational shift.”
Massimiliano Allegri, Claudio Ranieri and Maurizio Sarri are reportedly being considered for FIFA World Coach of the Year, but Antonio Conte is not.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio assures the Italy door is open for Graziano Pellè and Mario Balotelli - “we always need goals”.
Gianluigi Buffon’s dad says the Juventus goalkeeper “reminded me of Lev Yashin” against Lyon.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon admits criticism “fires me up” and names Milan’s Gigio Donnarumma as his heir.
Marco Borriello is the “best Italian striker” and should go to the World Cup in 2018, his agent declares.