Italy

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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Roy Hodgson's men were unable to give their supporters one last cheer as they leave Brazil without winning, while their counterparts earned the draw which sees them top Group D.

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The Atletico Madrid center back scored late on to clinch a last-16 berth at the expense of Cesare Prandelli's side, as Luis Suarez was embroiled in another controversy.

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The AC Milan forward says that the only thing that counts in Natal on Tuesday is that Italy beat Uruguay to qualification, not his personal face off with Luis Suarez.

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The Uruguay star says his two goals in Sao Paulo were motivated by critics who "laughed" at him over the years, but now insists the comments were "nothing personal".

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Saturday, June 21, 2014

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The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder says the result at Arena Pernambuco would have been different had the match kicked off later than 1 p.m. local time

Friday, June 20, 2014

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The Italy coach said his side was second-best against Costa Rica but tried to remain upbeat about the team's hopes of making the knockout stage.

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Jorge Luis Pinto's side was not considered a threat to the rest of Group D before the tournament, but a win against the 2006 champion earns a place in the knockout phase.

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The Brazilian midfielder is in advanced talks with the new MLS outfit, which confirmed that the AC Milan man would join up with the team in January.

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The Italy star has warned of the threat posed by the Central Americans' attack, while former goalkeeper Luis Conejo claims Keylor Navas will become one of the world's best.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

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The 23-year-old spoke ahead of his side's fixture against Costa Rica in Recife on Friday and has his eyes firmly set on what he believes to be football's biggest prize

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The 30-year-old midfielder believes his side is a strong unit that has the ability to compete at the World Cup due to its mix of experienced and young players.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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The Ghanaian midfielder has put pen to paper on a new deal after impressing in his first two seasons following his move from city rival Inter.

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The Gunners boss is set to meet the Italian striker's representatives on Saturday ahead of a proposed million move that would test every facet of his management skills.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Mino Raiola says that the Gunners are "a fantastic club", one of a select few who could afford to sign his client from AC Milan, with reports of an incoming 31 million euro bid.

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This summer's tournament in Brazil is off to a stunning start and Goal takes a look at whether 10 of the world-class names present have lived up to their top billing.

Sunday, June 15, 2014