AZZURRI

Angelo Palombo is desperate to get back into the Italian national squad despite his presence in Serie B this term.
Matias Ezequiel Schelotto admits that he dreams of making the Italy squad for the 2012 European Championship.
Chievo ‘keeper Stefano Sorrentino has launched a surprising attack over his lack of involvement with the Italian national side.
Former Italy boss Marcello Lippi has explained why he didn’t select Mario Balotelli for the 2010 World Cup Finals.
Cesare Prandelli believes Italy are “just a step away from becoming a great team” despite their setback against Uruguay.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo believes he and Mario Balotelli form a good strike partnership for the Italian national side.
Italy took a step forward on Tuesday night despite losing to Uruguay, insists centre-back Giorgio Chiellini.
Cesare Prandelli’s Italy will be in pot two for the Euro 2012 draw which will take place in Ukraine on Friday 2 December.
Daniele De Rossi is optimistic about Euro 2012 despite Italy’s 1-0 friendly home loss to Uruguay on Tuesday night.
Simone Pepe named Uruguay ‘keeper Fernando Muslera as the Man of the Match after Italy’s 1-0 defeat.
Federico Balzaretti still can’t quite believe that Italy lost 1-0 to Uruguay on Tuesday night. “The ball just wouldn’t go in.”
Napoli and Uruguay hitman Edinson Cavani reveals what tonight’s friendly victory in Italy meant.
Mario Balotelli admits he was “angry with myself” for failing to score in Italy’s defeat to Uruguay.
Gigi Buffon was disappointed he could not celebrate his 112th cap with a victory, but is “proud” of Italy’s performance.
Riccardo Montolivo urges Italy to “take the positives” from a defeat that played into Uruguay’s hands.
Cesare Prandelli felt it was “absolutely an unfair result” after the Azzurri were beaten by Uruguay in Rome.
Italy end 2011 with a 1-0 home defeat to Copa America holders Uruguay, as the Azzurri's unbeaten home run ends.
Ciro Ferrara celebrated the Azzurrini’s last game of 2011 with a fifth consecutive victory. “These lads are exemplary professionals.”
Italy made it five wins out of five after Manolo Gabbiadini and Alberto Paloschi saw off Hungary 2-0.
Mario Balotelli and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo thanked Italy’s President for reminding people “we are 100 per cent Italian.”
Napoli striker Edinson Cavani feels that he and Mario Balotelli share similar characteristics on the field of play.
Giorgio Chiellini and Gigi Buffon put their dodgy acting skills into action to unveil the new Italy strip for Euro 2012.
Italian legend Dino Zoff always expected Gigi Buffon to reach and then surpass his 112 caps for the Azzurri.
Simone Pepe has revealed his admiration for Mario Balotelli after playing and training alongside him with the Italian national team this past week.
Italy will start with a front two of Mario Balotelli and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo in Tuesday’s international friendly against Uruguay.