AZZURRI

Cesare Prandelli is preparing for today’s “ridiculous” 2014 World Cup draw and warned of heat exhaustion in Brazil.
Mario Balotelli revealed why he hasn’t met the girl who could be his daughter. “Children mustn’t be disappointed by adults who then disappear.”
Fabio Capello commented on Italy’s World Cup hopes, the changes at Milan and who he’ll support for the Scudetto.
Cesare Prandelli reveals he and Didier Deschamps “did not enjoy” seeing Italy paired with France in a World Cup draw rehearsal.
Ronaldo believes Mario Balotelli “can make the difference at the World Cup, if he behaves himself.”
Fabio Cannavaro trusts Italy will be ready for the World Cup, but has messages for Mario Balotelli and Francesco Totti.
UEFA President Michel Platini has suggested scrapping yellow and red cards, as well as bans, in favour of a ‘sin bin.’
Italy will be hoping Friday’s World Cup draw doesn’t resemble the rehearsal, or they’d face Brazil, France and Australia.
Borja Valero has become a fan favourite at Fiorentina, is open to playing for Italy and told Spanish media “this is where I belong.”
Mario Balotelli sent out an appeal to media and fans, confessing to an Inter regret. “I want to live like a normal person.”
Cesare Prandelli hinted he could call Francesco Totti for the World Cup, but Antonio Cassano is less likely to be considered.
Adidas have continued the build-up to Friday’s World Cup 2014 group stage draw by unveiling the official tournament ball.
Gianluigi Buffon is confident that Paul Pogba will follow Arturo Vidal’s lead and sign an extension at Juventus.
Cesare Prandelli has refused to speculate on whether Francesco Totti will be in Italy’s squad for the World Cup.
Italy have been placed in Pot Four for Friday’s World Cup draw in Bahia, FIFA have confirmed today.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli believes not being top seeds in the World Cup draw “could be better considering our character.”
The 2006 World Cup Final referee reveals what happened when he sent off Zinedine Zidane for headbutting Marco Materazzi.
Italy have jumped up to seventh in the FIFA World Rankings, but it comes too late for the World Cup draw.
Just days before the 2014 World Cup draw, at least three people have been killed after part of the Corinthians Arena collapsed.
Roberto Donadoni hailed Parma for their surprise victory at Napoli and people “cannot ignore” Antonio Cassano.
Antonio Cassano scored Parma’s winner at Napoli and reveals he’ll be in Brazil next summer, “though I don’t know if on vacation or with the Azzurri.”
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli demands more investment in youth academies. “If you can’t afford to buy champions, you need to create them.”
Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has ruled himself out of the running to become Italy boss after Brazil 2014.
Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis has insisted that he will not come out of international retirement to play in the World Cup.
Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano doesn’t think his international career with Italy is over just yet.