Brazilian officials have inaugurated the Arena da Amazonia in the jungle city of Manaus which will host England's opening World Cup match.
Uruguay striker Luis Suarez believes Mario Balotelli will pose a significant threat at the 2014 World Cup.
Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon preferred to focus on the positives after the Azzurri fell 1-0 to Spain in Madrid in Wednesday's international friendly.
Pedro's second-half strike handed Spain a narrow victory over Italy in Wednesday's international friendly at the Vicente Calderon.
Northern Ireland Under-21s were beaten 2-0 by heavily-fancied Italy in their penultimate Euro 2015 qualifier at Mourneview Park.
Chelsea's Lucas Piazon has revealed he recently turned down an approach to play for Italy, while Manchester United's youth player Andreas Pereira wants to represent Brazil and not Belgium.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has defended using his strict code of conduct to omit Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi from his squad to face Spain in Wednesday's friendly.
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has been omitted from the Italy squad for Wednesday's friendly against Spain in Madrid for breaking head coach Cesare Prandelli's code of ethics.
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Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has rubbished speculation linking him with a summer switch to Tottenham Hotspur.
England will be very confident of qualifying successfully for Euro 2016 in France after being handed what appears to be a fairly undemanding qualifying group.
Antonio Nocerino is hoping to enjoy a productive loan spell at West Ham United and force his way into Italy's World Cup squad.
Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi says that he hopes to recover from a knee injury in time for the World Cup.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has not yet decided if he wants to remain in charge of the national team beyond this summer's World Cup.
Fiorentina and Italy have received a boost with the news Giuseppe Rossi is set to avoid surgery to recover from a knee injury.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has come out in defence of Mario Balotelli following the forward's latest indiscretion.
Mario Balotelli insists he is staying with AC Milan as he wants to feel settled heading into a World Cup summer.
Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi will travel to the United States this week to see a knee specialist in order to confirm the extent of his injury and his recovery time.
Fiorentina striker Guiseppe Rossi has suffered a possible injury setback after hurting his knee in his side's 1-0 win over Livorno on Sunday.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli admits the Azzurri may not be top seeds ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, but claims they can "beat the best".