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Listen to the views of Riccardo Montolivo and Giorgio Chiellini after Italy’s 3-1 win over Denmark on Tuesday.
Giorgio Chiellini claims the rest did him good, although against Denmark Italy “made life complicated for ourselves.”
Morgan De Sanctis made his first Italy cap since June 2011 and revealed how he prepared to take on Denmark after Gigi Buffon’s injury.
Mario Balotelli insists he has “humility” and sent a clear message to Manchester City after he earned a standing ovation at San Siro. “Speak to my face, not to the papers.”
Riccardo Montolivo was happy with his first competitive Italy goal and hailed his teammate. “If this is the real Mario Balotelli…”
Cesare Prandelli praised Mario Balotelli and his Italy side for beating Denmark even with 10 men. “Mario has to play like this.”
Italy played the entire second half with 10 men after Pablo Daniel Osvaldo’s foolish dismissal, but Mario Balotelli was inspirational in a 3-1 win over Denmark.
Luca Marrone notes it is Italy’s “dream to win the European Championship,” while Alessandro Florenzi says they must learn to be patient.
Mario Balotelli, Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Morgan De Sanctis are in the starting XI as Italy welcome Nicklas Bendtner’s Denmark to San Siro in the World Cup qualifier.
Under-21 Coach Devis Mangia hailed Italy’s all-attack approach to Sweden that saw them qualify for the Euros with a 3-2 victory in Sweden.
Italy ran some huge risks in the final stages, fumbling a 2-0 lead, but secured their place in the European Under-21 Championships with a 3-2 victory in Sweden.
Cesare Prandelli replies to criticism ahead of Italy’s World Cup qualifier with Denmark and gives advice to Mario Balotelli. “We are trying to help him, but he has to walk alone.”
Italy go into the decisive European Under-21 Championship play-off in Sweden with Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne and Giuseppe De Luca.
Napoli’s Morgan De Sanctis will start in goal for Italy tonight against Denmark after Gigi Buffon failed a fitness test.
Andrea Barzagli has warned his Italian international teammates that Denmark’s Nicklas Bendtner is a striker to be respected.
Antonio Cassano says he doesn’t know why he’s been dropped from the Italy squad, while he’s revealed that he rejected the chance to join Juventus – on three different occasions.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has admitted that Gianluigi Buffon is desperate to start against Denmark, despite missing training.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has issued a warning to his side ahead of their European Champions play-off match against Sweden.
Denmark boss Morten Olsen has pinpointed Andrea Pirlo and Mario Balotelli as Italy’s key players ahead of Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier.
The President of the Italian Football Federation has backed boss Cesare Prandelli’s decision to snub Antonio Cassano.
Napoli’s Christian Maggio has been allowed to leave Italy’s training camp to attend the birth of his first child.
Juventus’ Gigi Buffon is still a doubt for Italy’s World Cup qualifier against Denmark on Tuesday evening.
Italy beat Armenia 3-1 on Friday night in World Cup qualifying. Here are all the goals just in case you missed them.
Empoli have confirmed they have a deal in place to sell Under-21 international Riccardo Saponara to Parma.
Riccardo Montolivo insists he has “no regrets” about joining Milan and defends Italy from post-Armenia criticism.