AZZURRI

Japanese electronics giant Sony have called for FIFA to investigate allegations regarding corruption into Qatar’s successful World Cup 2022 bid.
Mario Balotelli has insisted that he wants to become a ‘legend’ after this summer’s World Cup.
England defender Gary Cahill has claimed that Mario Balotelli is ‘one of the best’ ahead of their game against Italy.
Gianluigi Buffon believes he can play on until the 2018 World Cup, and claims that ‘anything can happen’ in Brazil.
Costa Rica striker Joel Campbell believes there is no reason his country can’t beat Italy, England and Uruguay at the World Cup.
Italy’s refereeing representative at the World Cup Nicola Rizzoli has conceded that he can’t wait for the tournament.
Roy Hodgson has revealed that Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will be ready in time for England’s game with Italy next weekend.
Italy’s Group D opponents England have drawn their final pre-World Cup friendly 0-0 with Honduras.
Ignazio Abate believes Italy are not among the favourites to win this summer’s World Cup, but are still well placed.
Ignazio Abate says he remained professional and determined despite not featuring regularly for Milan under Clarence Seedorf.
Italy defender Ignazio Abate says it would be unfair to place too much of a burden on the shoulders of Mario Balotelli.
Ignazio Abate believes Italy’s Group D rivals England could be the dark horses of this summer’s World Cup.
Italy’s starting line-up to face Fluminense tomorrow has been announced, while Andrea Barzagli and Gabriel Paletta today returned to training.
Giorgio Chiellini believes Daniele De Rossi has all the attributes needed to play in defence for Italy at the World Cup.
Goalkeeper Gigi Buffon and midfielder Andrea Pirlo are Italy’s two star players, according to defender Giorgio Chiellini.
Giorgio Chiellini believes both Italy and England are different teams compared to those that faced each other at Euro 2012.
Giorgio Chiellini believes Italy’s defence must improve if they are to have a successful World Cup this summer.
Fiorentina owner Diego Della Valle says Viola striker Giuseppe Rossi was ready to go to the World Cup in Brazil.
Mattia De Sciglio believes that this summer’s World Cup will be a ‘starting point’ for his career.
England captain Steven Gerrard has claimed that the squad are much more confident going into this World Cup than the last.
Stephan El Shaarawy believes that Pippo Inzaghi will do well if he’s named as Milan’s new Coach.
Former national team boss Marcelo Lippi is confident that Italy will qualify from their World Cup group.
Andrea Pirlo is confident that Italy can do well at this summer’s World Cup, and has insisted that the Azzurri will play an attacking style.
Italy have a packed schedule this weekend, with the squad fitting in three training sessions and a game against Fluminense.
Italy’s Group D opponents Costa Rica have drawn their second World Cup friendly against Republic of Ireland.