AZZURRI

Villarreal striker Giuseppe Rossi insists he is in no hurry to return to Italy, although he admits that it would be nice to play in Serie A again...
Udinese midfielder Giampiero Pinzi doesn't feel Oriundi should be allowed to play for Italy even if they are Lionel Messi. Italy boss Cesare...
Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini still feels his side deserved a penalty in last night's friendly with Germany. The Azzurri went behind in...
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete was impressed with the “authoritative and confident” Italy performance in Germany. The Azzurri fought...
Cesare Prandelli feels the draw in Dortmund represented a turning point for his Italy. “People have rediscovered their enthusiasm for the...
Cesare Maldini has come out against the use of Oriundi in the Italy squad. “I'd have preferred Angelo Palombo to Thiago Motta.”...
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has told the Italian media to let Antonio Cassano do his talking on the pitch. Prandelli is fed up with fielding...
Zinedine Zidane insists he “will never apologise” for head-butting Marco Materazzi in the 2006 World Cup Final. The French legend was...
Marco Materazzi replied to Zinedine Zidane's refusal to apologise for the 2006 headbutt. “He should apologise to himself for ruining his...
Antonio Cassano, Giampaolo Pazzini and debutant Thiago Motta start as Italy take on Germany in Dortmund. The international friendly kicks off at...
Cesare Prandelli maintains “the draw was the right result” in Dortmund and commented on Giorgio Chiellini's new position. “...
Goalscorer Giuseppe Rossi couldn't help but feel disappointed at only snatching a draw in Dortmund. “I dedicate the goal to my father....
Germany manager Joachim Loew and director Oliver Bierhoff admired Italy's performance. “They have great individual talents.” The...
Gianluigi Buffon returned to the scene of the 2006 World Cup semi-final with faith in this new generation and himself. “I felt very secure....
Sebastian Giovinco admits he felt “pretty calm” on his senior Italy debut in Dortmund. The Under-21 international came off the bench...
Andrea Ranocchia believes the experimental Italy were “a real team tonight against Germany” and are beginning to gel. “I think...
Italy's training session this morning appears to indicate that Thiago Motta will start against Germany and Giorgio Chiellini will play at left-...
Inter midfielder Thiago Motta insists that he feels Italian ahead of his debut for La Nazionale in a friendly against Germany on Wednesday. The...
Cesare Prandelli announced the Italy line-up against Germany, including Thiago Motta, Giampaolo Pazzini and Antonio Cassano. The Azzurri travel...
Germany manager Joachim Loew looks ahead to tomorrow's friendly with Italy. “It will be a meeting of two great national sides.”...
Gigi Buffon insists Inter and Juventus should “put Calciopoli behind us,” and claims the 2006 Germany-Italy game “was the most...
Italy Under-21 boss Ciro Ferrara is counting on Davide Santon and Federico Macheda to perform in today's friendly against England in Empoli....
Federico Macheda scored a late penalty to give Italy an unexpected 1-0 win over England in Empoli. Despite being quite raw in comparison with the...
Italy beat England 1-0 today in an Under-21 friendly, but Coach Ciro Ferrara believes “we can still improve.” Federico Macheda...
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli claims Antonio Cassano is under no illusion that this is his last chance to shine at the highest level. Cassano was...