Rubin Kazan midfielder Yann M’Vila is in Italy and confirmed he is “here for Inter.”
Coach Miguel Herrera believes Mexico proved a point by holding Brazil. “We can cope with any team in the world.”
Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa admits it was “the performance of a lifetime” to hold out Brazil.
Brazil Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was full of praise for Mexico after they held his side to a goalless draw.
Algeria Coach Vahid Halihodzic blamed bad luck, the referee and lack of fitness for their 2-1 defeat to Belgium.
Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa performed stunning saves to earn a 0-0 draw with Brazil, putting both on four points.
Fabio Capello’s Russia begin their World Cup campaign against South Korea tonight.
Portugal defender Fabio Coentrao has been ruled out of the World Cup after being stretchered off against Germany.
Italy could make three changes to the side that beat England when facing Costa Rica on Friday and move Matteo Darmian.
France talent Mathieu Valbuena’s agent confirms “there are serious talks with Fiorentina” and two Turkish clubs.
Belgium Coach Marc Wilmots admits “substitutes changed the game” after fighting back to beat Algeria 2-1.
Colombia star Juan Guillerme Cuadrado admits he is “very happy” that Fiorentina decided to buy him outright.
CONI President Giovanni Malagò believes Serie A should adopt vanishing spray and goal-line technology.
Marca continue to maintain Barcelona can sign Gonzalo Higuain, but that Napoli’s price-tag is €55m.
Daniele De Rossi commented on the end-date for his Azzurri career and revealed a hidden social media presence.
Daniele De Rossi said Italy should have “a healthy fear” going into their clash with Costa Rica, as he’s familiar with Recife.
Brazil bring Ramires into the attack for injured Hulk as the hosts go head-to-head with Mexico.
Daniele De Rossi insisted he is “not irreplaceable” in the Italy squad and described their “complementary” midfield.
Emanuele Giaccherini says he is happy in England but hinted today that he may be open to a move to Roma this summer.
Udinese have announced they have signed defender Nicola Belmonte, who was out of contract at previous club Siena.
Napoli’s Dries Mertens’ winner ten minutes from time was enough to give Belgium victory against Algeria.
It is reported that Torino have rejected a bid by Everton to sign the club’s forward Alessio Cerci.
Salvatore Sirigu admits he would never have expected to have played in a World Cup match this time four years ago.
Juventus’ Kwadwo Asamoah says he does not like playing in defence after being selected at left-back for Ghana last night.
Feyenoord technical director Martin van Geel says there is ‘every chance’ Stefan De Vrij will move to Lazio after the World Cup.
Inter’s Saphir Taider and Napoli’s Faouzi Ghoulam are included in Algeria’s starting line-up to face Belgium.
English media are reporting that Stevan Jovetic could be set for a loan move to Inter, with the Nerazzurri then having the option to sign him permanently.
Diego Maradona is doubtful about Argentina’s chances of winning the World Cup, based on the evidence of their first match.
Mario Balotelli’s agent says only 10 clubs at the most would be able to afford to sign his client.
Gigi Buffon and Mattia De Sciglio are back training for Italy today as they continue their preparations for their World Cup match against Costa Rica.
Lionel Messi says he wants to make sure Argentina realise the dreams of their nation at this summer’s World Cup.
English media report that Juventus want to rival Liverpool for the signing of Bayern Munich’s Xherdan Shaquiri.
Lazio have announced they have completed a deal to buy out Udinese’s share of Antonio Candreva.
Belgium captain Vincent Kompany is convinced of his team’s credentials heading into this summer’s World Cup.
Alberto Aquilani’s agent says there are no new developments regarding his client’s current contract situation at Fiorentina.