AZZURRI

Italy will face hosts Brazil, Mexico and Alberto Zaccheroni’s Japan in the Confederations Cup in June 2013.
Former Juventus and Inter midfielder Patrick Vieira believes that Italian football does not want to fight the issue of racism.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has admitted that his squad choices for the Confederations Cup will be affected by the needs of the Italian Under-21 side.
Juventus and Italy playmaker Andrea Pirlo reportedly didn’t even poll in the top five of the 2012 Ballon d’Or.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli hailed Milan hitman Stephan El Shaarawy as “a modern striker who cannot be compared to those of the past.”
Roberto Mancini, Roberto Di Matteo and Cesare Prandelli have missed out on the shortlist for FIFA Coach of the Year.
Andrea Pirlo, Gianluigi Buffon and Mario Balotelli have missed out on the final shortlist for the FIFA Ballon d'Or award.
Italian 1982 World Cup winners Fulvio Collovati and Claudio Gentile have hit back at the criticism of Brazilian legend Zico.
Italy will face Brazil in the Confederations Cup next summer due to a technicality, confirmed FIFA ahead of Saturday’s draw.
Italy Under-21 Coach Devis Mangia and England manager Stuart Pearce comment on their inclusion in the European Championship Group A.
Italy will face England, Israel and Norway in the European Under-21 Championship in Israel in June 2013.
Milan stopper Mattia De Sciglio is playing down suggestions that he should soon become a stable member of the Italian international set-up.
There are seven Italians in the list of the 30 top paid Coaches in the world, including Carlo Ancelotti, Fabio Capello and Antonio Conte.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli will be present in Brazil on Saturday as the draw for the 2013 Confederations Cup takes place.
Italian national boss Cesare Prandelli is monitoring the form of Atalanta midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura.
Roberto Mancini believes Mario Balotelli has what it takes to be as good as Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli insists that the doors to his squad are still open for Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti.
Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi reveals what it was like to experience the “dream come true” of making his senior Italy debut.
Cesare Prandelli sees Fiorentina as the main title challengers to Juventus, but warns the Antonio Conte-Antonio Cassano spat shows the “stress” of Serie A.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has admitted he is pleased with the form of Mario Balotelli, despite his sporadic appearances for Manchester City.
Cesare Prandelli believes Italy “are on the right track” despite their friendly defeat to France and reveals his Confederations Cup plans.
Marco Verratti's agent has indicated that his client would prefer to play at the Under-21 European Championships, rather than the Confederations Cup.
Stephan El Shaarawy is delighted with his first goal for the Italian national team, according to his agent.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli remained upbeat despite the 2-1 friendly loss to France on Wednesday evening.
France boss Didier Deschamps was obviously delighted with his side’s 2-1 win over Italy at Parma on Wednesday.