AZZURRI

Paul Pogba feels sorry for his Juventus teammate Gigi Buffon after Italy were knocked out of Euro 2016 - “to see Gigi crying made me feel very bad”.
Daniele De Rossi angrily denies he refused to come on and take a penalty for Italy - “do I look like the type who would refuse to step-up to the spot?”
Italian Nicola Rizzoli will be the referee for France’s Semi-Final clash with Germany at Euro 2016.
Patrice Evra says Italy “didn’t deserve to go out” and thanks Juventus for “extending my career”.
Roberto Donadoni discusses Antonio Conte feeling “alone” as Italy CT - “it’s something I said too”.
Daniele De Rossi laments “recovery was impossible” for Italy’s defeat to Germany.
Antonio Conte wants Italy and Southampton striker Graziano Pellè at Chelsea, claim Sky Sport Italia.
Marco Parolo urged Italy to “show the same intensity” under new Coach Giampiero Ventura.
Federico Bernardeschi thanked the Italy fans, but above all Antonio Conte. “We will treasure all he gave us.”
Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian believes the Euro 2016 campaign “dusted off the pride in Italian people.”
Antonio Candreva said Italy are “proud of what we achieved” at Euro 2016 and discussed his injury.
Emanuele Giaccherini said Italy have “lost a champion” in Antonio Conte, “a man who created a war machine of a side.”
Giorgio Chiellini notes Italy “were considered sacrificial lambs and were creating something magical, winning back respect and the love of a nation.”
Simone Zaza was “convinced I’d score” in the penalty shoot-out with Germany, but wants “Italy to know that we gave everything.”
Sami Khedira and Mario Gomez are both out of Germany's Euro 2016 campaign with muscular injuries.
Emanuele Giaccherini admits “there were tears” from many after Italy lost a penalty shoot-out to Germany.
Graziano Pellè wants to “apologise to all Italians” for his penalty howler, but denied he was “provoking” Manuel Neuer.
Italy captain Gigi Buffon feels the Euro 2016 squad “left a treasure that mustn’t be wasted, as people fear and respect us.”
Arrigo Sacchi felt Italy “could not have lost in a better way” to Germany on penalties at the Euro 2016 quarter-finals.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio hailed “commander Antonio Conte” and warned Italy were “a total disaster” two years ago.
Antonio Conte gave his final emotional farewell to the Italy job after Euro 2016 elimination. “We were respected by everyone.”
Graziano Pellè put the “sad epilogue” of Euro 2016 behind him, but some Italy fans are angry at his penalty against Germany.
Leonardo Bonucci was “proud to have been a part” of the Italy campaign at Euro 2016. “Not a selection, but a Team.”
Stefano Sturaro reveals he played against Germany with a knee injury. “I did what was necessary, as Italy couldn’t think about tomorrow.”
Antonio Conte feels he has left Italy with an important legacy and “created something magical” until defeat to Germany on penalties.