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Saturday June 20 2015
Giovinco: 'Pirlo, come to MLS!'

Sebastian Giovinco has “no regrets” about moving to Toronto FC and reveals he told Andrea Pirlo to leave Juventus for the MLS.

The former Parma and Bianconeri forward has been a sensation in Canada, consistently topping the charts for most impressive player in Major League Soccer thanks to seven goals and six assists.

He could soon be joined by Pirlo, who was spotted this week in New York ahead of a possible move to New York City FC.

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Friday May 1 2015
Aquilani to leave Fiorentina?

It’s reported Alberto Aquilani will not be offered a new Fiorentina contract, and could join Sebastian Giovinco at Toronto.

The Italian international is out of contract at the end of the season, with his agent admitting recently that no talks have taken place.

Now Gianluca Di Marzio’s website is reporting that the former Liverpool man will not renew his contract at Artemio Franchi, and will seek pastures new at the end of the season.

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Tuesday April 28 2015
Giovinco changing Toronto FC

Sebastian Giovinco signing with Toronto FC shocked the world, but he has already begun to shape the future of his new club, writes Marco D’Onofrio.

At the time of Sebastian Giovinco's signing, anyone familiar with the city of Toronto knew that it had a massive Italian population that would make him feel right at home. A little over two months after the 28-year-old touched down in Canada and the club has already started their pursuit of more Italians both on and off the pitch.

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Tuesday March 31 2015
Conte: 'Doors open to Balotelli'

Antonio Conte said “Italy doors are open” to Mario Balotelli, Sebastian Giovinco, Daniel Osvaldo and more.

The Coach spoke at a Press conference after the 1-1 draw with England, which saw Graziano Pellè on target.

“I’m keeping an eye on everything the Leagues offer. I went to see Southampton-Liverpool and only Pellè played, as Balotelli and Fabio Borini were on the bench.

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Tuesday March 24 2015
Toronto FC owners to buy Parma?

It’s reported the group interested in buying up Parma is also behind Toronto FC and the Toronto Raptors.

Parma were declared bankrupt last week and placed under administration, able to see out the season – it is hoped – due to a €5m bailout package agreed by the Lega Serie A.

Captain Alessandro Lucarelli confirmed FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio had “spoken to a US fund which is interested” in buying the Tardini side.

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Tuesday March 24 2015
‘Inter, Napoli wanted Criscito’

Domenico Criscito’s agent reveals Inter and Napoli wanted to sign him, and discusses Sebastian Giovinco’s start to life in Toronto.

Italian international Criscito signed a new contract with Russian side Zenit St Petersburg this month, but Andrea D’Amico reveals two clubs tried to lure him back to Serie A.

“He had many admirers in Italy,” the player’s representative explained in an interview with Sky.

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Friday March 6 2015
Giovinco: ‘Felt like burden to Juventus’

Sebastian Giovinco explains his reasons for leaving Juventus, saying he felt like ‘a burden’ before moving to Toronto FC.

The Atomic Ant joined the MLS side in January, leaving Juventus six months early, and spoke to Corriere dello Sport with the season set to get underway.

“I felt that if I stayed [at Juventus] I’d have been a burden,” Giovinco explained.

“The club wanted to bring my departure forward.

“I hope to return to the national team, but I’m calm.”

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Saturday February 7 2015
Giovinco: 'Allegri ended Juve talks'

Sebastian Giovinco implies Max Allegri pushed him out of Juventus, but he already “feels at home” with Toronto FC.

Read Marco D'Onofrio's blog about why Giovinco is the perfect fit for TFC.

The Atomic Ant held his presentation Press conference in Toronto on Friday and then spoke to La Gazzetta dello Sport.

“Within 48 hours of the idea being proposed to me, Toronto manager Tim Bezbatchenko flew to Turin to meet me,” he revealed.

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Saturday February 7 2015
Giovinco perfect fit for Toronto

Sebastian Giovinco’s arrival is just as important for the player as it is for TFC, argues Marco D’Onofrio, our man in Toronto.

If we’ve learned anything since Sebastian Giovinco’s plane touched down in Toronto on Thursday, it is that the move is about much more than just a team with a plethora of money to spend and a player eager to cash in. Rather, it’s a tale of a city desperate for a winner and a player longing to feel relevant again.

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Friday February 6 2015
‘I had problems in Italy’

Former Juventus striker Sebastian Giovinco says he had 'too many problems' in Italy, and wants to 'make history' with his new club Toronto FC.

La Formica Atomica rescinded his contract in advance with the Bianconeri to go on and become reportedly the highest-earning Italian footballer currently in the world.

In the Press conference that saw him formally introduced to his new fans, Giovinco stressed the winning mentality that he wants to bring to the club.

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