WORLD CUP 2014

Giuseppe Rossi has thanked fans and colleagues for their support as he flies to Colorado for knee tests. “We’ll see each other soon!”
Luca Toni has reflected on how it ‘would be an honour’ should form for Verona see him picked once more for Italy.
England and Arsenal’s Theo Walcott will miss the rest of the season and the World Cup after suffering a knee injury.
Cesare Prandelli assured Giuseppe Rossi Italy “are waiting for you” after his latest knee injury.
Daniele Bonera is “ready” for a World Cup call, expects Mario Balotelli to prove himself and can see Clarence Seedorf as Milan Coach.
Ricky Alvarez is hoping that his performances for Inter in 2014 will help him make the Argentina squad for the World Cup.
Alessandro Del Piero expects Giuseppe Rossi, Lorenzo Insigne and Claudio Marchisio to play a key role for Italy at the 2014 World Cup.
Torino striker Ciro Immobile says he is ready to postpone his wedding in order to appear at the 2014 World Cup.
Cesare Prandelli believes 2014 “will be Mario Balotelli’s World Cup,” and hailed “motivated” Giuseppe Rossi.
Gigi Buffon praised the team spirit at Juventus, Antonio Conte’s leadership and believes in Italy’s World Cup chances.
Stephan El Shaarawy underwent surgery on his right foot today and Milan confirmed he’ll be out for 10 weeks.
Cesare Prandelli warns Italy might not have the strongest squad, “but we can beat the best,” while the World Cup is Mario Balotelli’s chance.
Fiorentina’s Alberto Aquilani says Brazil 2014 will probably be his last chance of appearing at a World Cup.
Inter ace Jonathan is still hopeful that he can appear for Brazil at the 2014 World Cup.
Uruguay centre-back Diego Godin thinks Italy have a serious chance of winning the World Cup next summer.
Atalanta’s Giacomo Bonaventura is hoping to find the consistency of last season in order to make it to Brazil 2014.
Japan boss Alberto Zaccheroni is hoping to avoid a World Cup 2014 clash with Cesare Prandelli’s Italy side.
Carlos Tevez has reiterated his belief that he won’t be going to the World Cup with Argentina.
Roma striker Mattia Destro admits he’s thinking about the World Cup after recovering from injury.
Brazil boss Luiz Felipe Scolari will be at the Milan-Inter derby on Sunday to watch Kaka in action.
Carlos Tevez of Juventus doesn’t expect to be recalled by Argentina for the 2014 World Cup Finals.
A second worker has died at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus, which will host Italy-England in the World Cup.
A worker has died after a fall at the Arena Amazonia in Manaus, which will host Italy-England at the World Cup.
Italy will be based at the Portobello Safari Resort in Mangaratiba during next summer’s World Cup in Brazil.
Milan and Italy striker Mario Balotelli is hoping to silence his critics at the World Cup in Brazil next summer.

WORLD CUP 2014 BLOGS

Richard Thomas says Cesare Prandelli’s arrival at Galatasaray provides the former Italy boss with an ideal opportunity to prove himself a winner.