AZZURRI

Italy’s World Cup opponents Uruguay have been hit with news that Luis Suarez has suffered a knee injury that could rule him out this summer.
Mexico’s national team will have to go without smoking, drinking alcohol and sex for the duration of their World Cup: “It’s not a party.”
Riccardo Montolivo and Ciro Immobile take advantage of a break in World Cup preparations to get married.
Italy’s training sessions are now patrolled by police after someone shouted racist abuse at Mario Balotelli from outside.
Gianluca Zambrotta reveals Massimiliano Allegri and Zlatan Ibrahimovic “almost got into a fist-fight” at Milan.
It’s reported Verona have decided to exercise their €3m buy-out clause for Romulo from Fiorentina.
Ciro Immobile explained Italy's sauna work as part of their preparations for the World Cup in Brazil.
Ciro Immobile says Mario Balotelli has reacted calmly to the reported racial abuse he suffered during Italy training this morning.
Ciro Immobile is not taking for granted that he will be selected in Italy’s final 23-man squad for the World Cup in Brazil.
Ciro Immobile admits he finds the prospect of replacing Robert Lewandowski at Borussia Dortmund very exciting.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete has branded the behaviour of the individuals responsible for racist chanting aimed at Mario Balotelli as ‘unacceptable.’
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli says he didn’t hear the racist chanting aimed at Mario Balotelli this morning.
A small group of young men reportedly shouted racist abuse towards Mario Balotelli during today’s pre-World Cup training with Italy.
Giancarlo Abete describes the World Cup as ‘an opportunity and a challenging test’ for Italy, who he does not list among the tournament favourites.
Italy have added West Ham and Wales sports therapist Takahiro Yamamoto to their staff for the World Cup.
A priest reveals he “consoled” Alessio Cerci and has faith in Mario Balotelli after visiting the Italy camp.
Stephan El Shaarawy’s agent said he’d like to stay at Milan, “but we’ll have to wait and see what the club decides.”
Giovanni Trapattoni said Cesare Prandelli’s World Cup choices were “fully convincing. We have a good team.”
Cesare Prandelli praised Giuseppe Rossi, discussed his Italy contract renewal, the Twitter ban and the “very important” England opener.
Cesare Prandelli defended the Code of Ethics, sees a new Antonio Cassano and warns Italy is a country “divided on everything.”
Cesare Prandelli apologised to Domenico Criscito and hopes to “have doubts to the last minute” about which 23 to bring to the World Cup.
Heavy rain in Manaus - where Italy will play England this summer - has reportedly brought down part of the roof at the city’s airport.
Marco Verratti says he can play any midfield role for Italy, as he hopes former Pescara teammates Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne join him in Brazil.
Gianluigi Buffon admits that Italy may not be outright favourites to win the World Cup, but sees them capable of causing a few headaches.
Italy will begin preparations on the pitch today for their World Cup campaign, as a first set of training sessions is held.