AZZURRI

Uruguay Coach Oscar Tabarez has praised Cesare Prandelli after Italy beat the South American champions in the Confederations Cup.
Stephan El Shaarawy was happy to break his goal drought, “even if it was in a penalty shoot-out...”
Davide Astori celebrated his debut Italy goal and hoped for a well-earned vacation before discussing his future.
Mattia De Sciglio was happy that his saved penalty didn’t stop Italy taking bronze in the Confederations Cup.
Alessandro Diamanti insisted he “felt it would be a goal” as soon as he stepped up for his free kick against Uruguay.
Cesare Prandelli praised his Italy side and Gigi Buffon after clinching the Confederations Cup bronze medal.
Edinson Cavani bagged a brace, but conceded Italy “deserved third place” and sent a message to Napoli fans.
Gigi Buffon felt Italy “once again honoured the jersey in the best possible way” after three saves in the penalty shoot-out.
Gigi Buffon was the shoot-out hero as Italy beat Uruguay on penalties to clinch third place in the Confederations Cup after a 2-2 draw.
Cesare Prandelli thanked his players for pushing through fatigue and believes he has a “balanced” side against Uruguay.
Italy revolutionise their injury-hit side against Edinson Cavani’s Uruguay for the Confederations Cup third-place play-off.
Gigi Buffon faces Uruguay in the Confederations Cup today and warns “being a goalkeeper in Italy is the hardest thing in the world.”
Uruguay Coach Oscar Washington Tabarez says Italy’s real Man of the Match is Cesare Prandelli. “We’ll see what he’s prepared for us.”
Mattia De Sciglio should start against Uruguay today and is confident the Confederations Cup “gave me valuable experience.”
Luis Suarez warns Uruguay have extra motivation to beat Italy in today’s Confederations Cup third place play-off.
Italy have a plethora of injuries ahead of today’s Confederations Cup match with Uruguay, including some late additions.
Edinson Cavani admits the constant transfer speculation “is disturbing me” ahead of Uruguay’s match with Italy.
Uruguay Coach Oscar Washington Tabarez thinks “anything could happen” in the Confederations Cup clash with Italy.
Cesare Prandelli “admires Uruguay’s spirit” and concedes Italy have an injury crisis for Sunday’s Confederations Cup third place final.
Leonardo Bonucci admits “it’ll be difficult to forget” his penalty miss against Spain, but it “triggered something in me.”
Italy Under-21 defender Giulio Donati criticised Inter and other Serie A clubs for not having “faith” in young Italian players.
Andrea Pirlo is short-listed for the Confederations Cup Golden Ball along with Neymar, Paulinho, Andres Iniesta, Sergio Ramos and Luis Suarez.
Graziano Pellè “really hopes to be in Brazil next year” for the World Cup with Italy after scoring 27 goals for Feyenoord this season.
Bjorn Kuipers will officiate the Confederations Cup Final Brazil-Spain, while Djamel Haimoudi is the referee for Uruguay-Italy.
It is now confirmed Andrea Pirlo and Andrea Barzagli will miss the Confederations Cup clash with Uruguay.