AZZURRI

Gigi Buffon looks back over 2012, ahead to “at least another three years at the top” and claims Andrea Pirlo is on the same level as Leo Messi.
Catania’s Francesco Lodi has an ambition for 2013 – he wants to finally win an Italian international cap.
Italy’s Under-21 side will play a friendly against their German counterparts in Andria on February 6.
Italy and Brazil will meet in a March international friendly to be played in Switzerland, the Italian Football Federation have confirmed.
Italy have ended 2012 as the fourth best team in world football after FIFA released their latest rankings.
The Under-21 Italy side was beaten 4-2 by the B Italia squad this evening, a side representing the best players in Serie B.
Mario Balotelli’s on-off girlfriend Raffaella Fico claims he “is irresponsible and doesn’t care about his daughter.”
Italian national team boss Cesare Prandelli has hailed 2012 as an 'important year' and a platform on which to build.
Italy national team boss Cesare Prandelli has called for patience after two Serie A Coaches were fired this afternoon.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is refusing to criticise Zdenek Zeman for dropping Daniele De Rossi from his Roma starting XI.
Juventus’ Luca Marrone has pulled out of the Italian Under-21 squad on Monday because of injury.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has selected a 22-man squad for next week’s friendly against a B Italy side.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has insisted that his international doors are still open for Inter’s Antonio Cassano.
Fabio Cannavaro is being talked about as a contender to replace Cesare Prandelli as Italy boss after the 2014 World Cup.
Cesare Prandelli praised Francesco Totti as “an exemplary professional,” but also feels Italian football made the right choice investing in youth.
Fabrizio Miccoli has reflected that through his career, the way his spell playing for the national team ended is likely to be his only regret.
Milan forward Giampaolo Pazzini has admitted that he would love to make a return to the Italian national team.
Mario Balotelli’s daughter Pia was born in Naples on Wednesday evening, as girlfriend Raffaella Fico gave birth.
The Euro 2020 tournament will be hosted by a number of cities around the continent, confirmed UEFA this evening.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has reportedly contacted Palermo’s Paulo Dybala about a possible international future with the Azzurri.
Alberto Paloschi has admitted that he harbours dreams of one day playing for the Italian national team.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has admitted that he hopes to go to the European Championship next year with his best team.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli warns their Confederations Cup group with Brazil, Mexico and Japan “is tough, but we will be prepared.”
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.