AZZURRI

Italy and Juventus playmaker Andrea Pirlo is priceless, insists the man who signed him on a free transfer from Milan.
Italy Under-21 boss Ciro Ferrara and Chelsea legend Gianfranco Zola have joined Marco Giampaolo on Sampdoria’s coaching shortlist.
The Azzurri are in the Euro 2012 final after Mario Balotelli bashed a brilliant double past the tournament favourites in what was possibly the greatest event involving both Italy and Germany since the Dr Oetker pizza...
Joachim Low explained why he changed his Germany line-up to face Italy and confessed they were punished by “a classy side.”
Andrea Pirlo received another Man of the Match award against Germany, but warns Italy “haven’t done anything yet.”
Leonardo Bonucci warned Italy “must not rest on our laurels” after sweeping Germany aside to face Spain in the Euro 2012 Final.
Federico Balzaretti insists he has no idea why a penalty was given against him. “Anyway, who cares?!”
Gianluigi Buffon reveals he was livid at the final whistle of a 2-1 win over Germany. “We can’t play with fire after a performance like that.”
Mario Balotelli joked about his posed goal celebration. “This was the greatest night of my life, but I hope Sunday will be better.”
Giorgio Chiellini admits it was “a dream” just to be in the semi-final after his injury and now Italy “want to lift that trophy.”
Claudio Marchisio reveals he missed a great chance to score a third against Germany because he was “so tired I could barely see.”
Cesare Prandelli demanded respect for Italy’s 2-1 victory and explained how they broke down Germany to reach the Euro 2012 Final.
Mario Balotelli netted two sensational goals as Italy swept Germany aside 2-1 to reach the Euro 2012 Final!
Italy stick with Mario Balotelli and Antonio Cassano, but Giorgio Chiellini is at left-back and Federico Balzaretti on the right against Germany.
Cesare Prandelli hinted he could reconsider his future after Euro 2012, but CONI President Gianni Petrucci notes “there’s no reason for him to go.”
Alessandro Del Piero scored against Germany in 2006 and reveals for Italians “it has always been The Game, like a derby that you dream of as a child.”
Italian pundits believe Alessandro Diamanti will be on the bench and Mesut Ozil is set to mark Andrea Pirlo.
Ex-Roma Coach Rudi Voller gives Germany advice on how to beat Italy tonight. “They have to isolate Andrea Pirlo.”
Carlos Tevez believes Manchester City teammate Mario Balotelli “can score the decisive goal” in tonight’s Italy-Germany clash, which is “the real Final.”
Gianluigi Buffon admits that to defeat Germany in Thursday’s semi-final will require a perfect performance from Italy.
Ahead of tonight’s semi-final with Germany, Cesare Prandelli praises Italy’s work so far, but hints he could leave his position as Coach after Euro 2012.
Italy should be wary of three German players in particular during tonight’s Euro 2012 semi-final, says Alessandro Del Piero.
Gennaro Gattuso admits that he has concerns for Italy in Thursday’s Euro 2012 semi-final against Germany.
Antonio Cassano will reportedly start alongside Mario Balotelli in tonight’s Euro 2012 semi-final between Italy and Germany.
Former tennis ‘bad boy’ Goran Ivanisevic says he sees himself in Mario Balotelli. “He can score a winning goal, then set fire to the hotel.”