AZZURRI

Paolo Maldini was pleased with Italy’s performance against England last Saturday, but the former defender insists there is still more to come.
Mario Balotelli again showed his humorous side by taking a picture of a World Cup sticker album with his face in the place of every Italy player.
Salvatore Sirigu thinks he made the correct decision to join PSG from Palermo, saying it has been a good life experience.
Italy’s Salvatore Sirigu says he is proud to represent the island of Sardinia at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
Italy’s Salvatore Sirigu expects a tough match when the Azzurri take on Costa Rica in their second World Cup 2014 encounter.
Italy's Salvatore Sirigu says there is no battle between himself and Gigi Buffon for the Azzurri’s goalkeeping spot.
Costa Rica goalkeeper Keylor Navas says it would be a dream to face Italy counterpart Gigi Buffon this coming Friday.
There are reports that Gianluigi Buffon and Mattia De Sciglio will be back fit to play some part in Italy’s World Cup group stage.
Daniele De Rossi and Andrea Barzagli both missed Italy’s training session this morning, and could be potential injury worries.
Franco Baresi has backed Italy to do well at this summer’s World Cup, and thinks that the England game was the best of the tournament so far.
Jose Mourinho has explained why England-Italy is ‘the best game of the World Cup’ so far and praised Cesare Prandelli for his tactics.
Francesco Toldo has praised Salvatore Sirigu for showing no fear and doing the right thing in deputising for Gigi Buffon in the Italy goal.
Demetrio Albertini hopes that FIFA will allow for time-outs during Italy’s next two World Cup fixtures, after the experience in Manaus.
Daniele De Rossi has warned Italy of the pitfall facing Costa Rica in Recife represents later this week.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has explained his ‘satisfaction’ at Italy’s win over England, but warned that there is still work to do.
Italy chief medic Professor Enrico Castellacci is concerned about conditions against Costa Rica and Uruguay.
Italy’s medical staff confirm they were “pretty worried” about Gigi Buffon, but now confident he and Mattia De Sciglio will soon be fit.
Italy beat England 2-1, but Azzurri legend Sandro Mazzola insists “they have to change system or players.”
There are concerns for Italy’s World Cup game against Uruguay on June 24, as the city of Natal has been struck by floods.
Italy set some extraordinary records in last night’s game against England, including the best passing accuracy in 48 years.
Massimo Moratti thinks Andrea Ranocchia should’ve been at the World Cup and felt bad for Roy Hodgson.
“If a few months ago you’d told me I would be starting a World Cup match against England, I’d have laughed,” said Matteo Darmian.
Mattia De Sciglio feels he’ll be ready to face Costa Rica, but Gigi Buffon reportedly won’t return until Uruguay.
Andrea Pirlo was proud to be “the captain of a courageous Italy that wanted to impose its style on England.”
Lazio star Antonio Candreva wants to “play the Champions League,” as Juventus, Napoli and PSG are interested.