WORLD CUP 2014

Parma boss Roberto Donadoni believes that Italy can go all the way at the World Cup this summer.
Cesare Prandelli will be in the stands for Parma-Genoa today, fuelling reports he’s considering an Antonio Cassano World Cup call.
Torino’s Ciro Immobile declared himself emotional shortly after scoring a first ever career hat-trick.
Antonio Cassano says he sees value in Italy taking Francesco Totti to the World Cup, whilst he also has words of advice on understanding Mario Balotelli.
Antonio Cassano says he is ‘ready to do anything to go to Brazil’, as he accepts and is grateful for Cesare Prandelli’s challenge.
Parma midfielder Marco Parolo has backed teammate Antonio Cassano to make the Italy squad for the World Cup.
Kevin-Prince Boateng said it’s “painful to see Milan like this” and trusts Italy will soar with Antonio Cassano at the World Cup.
Rudi Garcia supports Francesco Totti at the World Cup and prepares Roma to face Chievo tomorrow.
Italy will play a friendly against the Republic of Ireland on May 31 at Fulham’s Craven Cottage.
Palermo’s Abel Hernandez says he would take Antonio Cassano to the World Cup and play him alongside Mario Balotelli.
Parma President Tomasso Ghiradi says a European place would be the icing on the cake for his side but believes the season has been a success regardless.
Francesco Totti says he would be open to a call from Cesare Prandelli for the World Cup, if fitness allows him to go.
Giuseppe Rossi spoke to the New York Times about his globe-trotting career, injury and World Cup hopes.
The agent of Lorenzo Insigne is confident his client has the full faith of Azzurri Coach Cesare Prandelli and will make Italy's World Cup squad.
Napoli legend Diego Maradona believes his old club should take advantage of the uncertainty at Milan and sign Mario Balotelli.
The Arena de Sao Paulo in Brazil could be unfinished when the World Cup starts in June, according to reports.
Antonio Cassano appealed to Cesare Prandelli for a World Cup spot and scoffed at Milan’s current problems.
Alessandro Diamanti is enjoying Guangzhou Evergrande and in a video interview looks forward to facing England again.
Lorenzo Insigne is targeting second place in Serie A with Napoli and a World Cup spot for Italy.
Inter’s Brazilian winger Jonathan said he is “ready” for a call from Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli and hopes Fiorentina lose.
West Ham midfielder Antonio Nocerino gave his verdict on English football, why he left Milan and dreams of the World Cup.
Mati Fernandez suffered ankle ligament damage, but Fiorentina teammate Giuseppe Rossi’s recovery is ahead of schedule.
Cesare Prandelli has reflected on Italy’s opening World Cup opponents England: “They have improved a lot.”
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete says clarification of Azzurri Coach Cesare Prandelli's future will be provided before the end of the month.
Italy remain in eighth place in the latest FIFA World Rankings, which were announced today.

WORLD CUP 2014 BLOGS

As Alessandro Diamanti admits that he is struggling with the climate in China, Mark Siglioccolo asks if he can handle the heat in Brazil.