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Saturday November 21 2015
Mazzarri wants MLS job

Walter Mazzarri is currently in England, but reportedly looking for a MLS job with Toronto FC the favourites.

The former Sampdoria, Napoli and Inter Coach has been out of work for a year since he was fired by the Nerazzurri to make way for Roberto Mancini.

It’s well known he has been living in England with a family near Manchester, aiming to learn the language and widen his professional horizons.

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Monday October 26 2015
Giovinco wins Golden Boot award

Toronto FC and Italy forward Sebastian Giovinco has won the 2015 Audi Golden Boot award after a record-breaking MLS campaign.

The 28-year-old scored 22 goals and produced 16 assists in a stunning debut season, after leaving Italian champions Juventus in January.

Giovinco was announced as the winner late last night, beating Columbus Crew SC’s Kei Kamara and LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane to the award.

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Friday October 16 2015
Giovinco backs Juve vs Inter

Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco hopes Juventus beat Inter on Sunday, while claiming 'the Azzurri compensate for what I lost in Serie A'.

The Derby d'Italia has the media already abuzz, and comments are coming from as far as Major League Soccer, where the former Bianconero emigrated.

“It's going to be a difficult game,” Giovinco told La Gazzetta dello Sport. “But I hope my former teammates can beat the Nerazzurri.

“It would be important to climb back up the standings a little bit.

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Friday October 16 2015
Giovinco: 'Conte made no promises'

Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco says Azzurri Coach Antonio Conte 'made no promises', while adding: 'Never thought I'd have this impact on MLS'.

The Atomic Ant made headlines in North America for his astonishing goal against the New York Red Bulls, which was all the more remarkable as the player had represented Italy against Norway only 24 hours before.

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Thursday October 15 2015
Giovinco scores monster goal

Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco returned to MLS after his Italy game with a monster goal against the New York Red Bulls.

The Atomic Ant bewitched North American fans with an astonishing goal that took his team to the MLS playoffs for the first time in their history.

Only one day after playing the Euro qualifier against Norway, the 27-year-old represented his club against their New York opponents.

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Tuesday October 13 2015
Giovinco: 'Happy with Italy and Toronto'

Sebastian Giovinco is “happy to travel half-way round the world” for Italy and committed himself to Toronto FC.

“It was a difficult match, but we got it back on track, which wasn’t easy against this Norway. We had a good game,” he told Rai Sport after a 2-1 victory.

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Thursday October 8 2015
Giovinco: 'Italy call is a victory'

Sebastian Giovinco says just being called up by Italy after joining Toronto FC “is already a victory.”

Last month Giovinco and New York City FC’s Andrea Pirlo became the first ever Azzurri to be called up while playing in Major League Soccer.

The Atomic Ant was sent back home due to an injury, but hopes to feature against Azerbaijan on Saturday and Norway on Tuesday.

“I am happy to be back wearing the Italy jersey and to have recaptured a place in the Nazionale,” Giovinco told Rai Sport.

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Saturday October 3 2015
Italy: Berardi debut call

Antonio Conte called Fabio Quagliarella, Domenico Berardi and Sebastian Giovinco for Euro 2016 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Norway.

The Nazionale are currently top of their group, but need some more results to secure their spot in the tournament in France.

Daniele De Rossi misses out, as he begins a two-match ban following his red card against Bulgaria.

Mario Balotelli had been tipped for a recall, but is injured for Sunday’s Milan-Napoli game, so unavailable for international duty too.

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Wednesday September 2 2015
Conte's MLS endorsement

Selecting Sebastian Giovinco and Andrea Pirlo, Antonio Conte made a significant statement about the relevance of Major League  Soccer, writes Marco D'Onofrio.

Antonio Conte made history with his progressive nature at Juventus, and on Saturday he did the same with the Azzurri. For the first time ever, two players based in North America's Major League Soccer were called up to represent Italy during European qualifiers against Malta and Bulgaria.

Conte may not have fully realized the extent of power and influence he wielded regarding the future of MLS, but the tactician made an important statement when he selected both Sebastian Giovinco and Andrea Pirlo.

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Monday August 31 2015
Giovinco out of Italy squad

Toronto FC striker Sebastian Giovinco has been forced to leave the Italy squad with injury.

The Atomic Ant suffered an injury to his adductor muscle while playing against Montreal Impact, but flew to Italy to join the Azzurri squad anyway.

However, after being assessed by doctors at Coverciano, the former Juventus forward has left the training camp.

“Sebastian Giovinco left the training camp at Coverciano early this morning,” the FIGC confirmed in a statement.

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