AZZURRI

Italy Under-21 boss Ciro Ferrara was delighted with his side’s performance in the 1-1 draw with France on Tuesday.
Italy’s Under-21 side earned a prestigious 1-1 friendly draw in France thanks to Alberto Paloschi’s header.
Fabio Borini concedes it was “curious” to go from the Under-21 side to the senior Italy squad within a matter of hours.
Alessandro Matri is in the starting XI against the USA tomorrow night and hopes Sebastian Giovinco “can help me put in a good performance.”
USA Coach Jurgen Klinsmann looks forward to tomorrow’s friendly with Italy, but admits he has a different code of ethics to Cesare Prandelli.
Cesare Prandelli prepares for Italy-USA and admits he must “reconstruct the attack,” but again warns Mario Balotelli cannot keep breaking the code of ethics.
Italy will start against USA tomorrow with Sebastian Giovinco, Alessandro Matri and Angelo Ogbonna.
The shirt numbers for Italy-USA have been announced, as Sebastian Giovinco takes the iconic Number 10 and Alessandro Matri is 9.
Mimmo Criscito is happy to be back in Genoa after he was called up for Italy’s international friendly against USA.
Emiliano Viviano has thanked Palermo and Italy boss Cesare Prandelli for his return to the international set-up.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has explained why he opted to call up Roma youngster Fabio Borini to the Giro Azzurro.
The agent of Paolo Cannavaro is unhappy with Italy boss Cesare Prandelli after the Napoli defender was again overlooked.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli says under-fire Gigi Buffon will remain as captain, while he’s defended the exclusions of Mario Balotelli and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo.
Roma’s Fabio Borini isn’t thinking about Euro 2012 just yet despite breaking into the Italian national squad.
Udinese ace Antonio Di Natale has been told that he can still make the Italy squad for the European Championship.
Milan teenager Stephan El Shaarawy has been added to the Italian Under-21 squad for this week’s friendly against France.
Fabio Borini has received his first senior Italy call-up, but Mario Balotelli is dropped for the friendly against the USA.
Cesare Prandelli admits he could drop Mario Balotelli for breaking the code of ethics. “I don’t want players who do reaction fouls and get sent off.”
The squad for the Under-21 friendly against France suggests Stephan El Shaarawy could get a senior Italy call-up next week, but not Fabio Borini.
Jurgen Klinsmann has named his USA squad for next Wednesday’s international friendly against Italy.
Palermo defender Matias Silvestre deserves a place in the Italian national squad, says Catania director Pietro Lo Monaco.
The Gazzetta dello Sport is today claiming that Fabio Borini of Roma will be included in the next Italy squad.
Atalanta’s Andrea Consigli has played down speculation that he could break into the Italy squad for Euro 2012.
Cesare Prandelli believes 2012 is Italian football’s year with the Champions League and European Championships, but how would he solve Inter’s woes?
Italy have risen in the FIFA World Ranking to number eight after good results under Cesare Prandelli.