Italy

Monday 14 July 2014

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Brazil will mark the final time several household names appear in the competition and we've documented the biggest of those waving goodbye to the tournament once and for all

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Best Game, Best Goal and Biggest Flop are all recognised as Goal runs through the most iconic figures, moments and matches of an enthralling four weeks in Brazil

Sunday 13 July 2014

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The ex-Azzurri coach was heavily criticised after his side were dumped out at the group stage of the World Cup in Brazil after back-to-back 1-0 losses to Costa Rica and Uruguay

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The former France ace saw red for a foul on Marco Materazzi during the 2006 World Cup final but he feels he should have been shown more understanding for a provoked assault

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The Napoli boss believes Argentina boast the tournament's most "explosive" forward line but says Germany have been the stronger side in Brazil

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Louis van Gaal is keen to sign the Juventus and Chile midfielder and he appears to be keeping his options open ahead of a possible summer move away from Serie A

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The Napoli president insists the striker will not be leaving the club this summer, despite reported interest from Barcelona, and feels he can score in Sunday's World Cup final

Saturday 12 July 2014

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The former Italy defender believes Joachim Low's side are the clear favourites to win the World Cup when they line up against Argentina in the final on Sunday

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The Spain international, who has been left out of the Welsh club's tour of the United States, is a target for Rafael Benitez's side, with both a loan or permanent move possible

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The Brazilian left-back was deemed surplus to requirements at the Stadio Olimpico following the arrival of Ashley Cole, prompting a move to San Siro

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The Brazilian attacker is keen to follow in the footsteps of compatriot and former Rossoneri team-mate Kaka, who will head to Florida after a short loan spell at Sao Paulo

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The defender has secured a permanent move away from Valencia after impressing for the Rossoneri on loan last season

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The Dutchman previously tried to sign the Chile international at Bayern Munich and has urged his new club to step up their efforts to bring the midfielder to Old Trafford

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The former AC Milan striker was left irked by the Italy coach's decision not to inform him personally of his World Cup snub, but says he bears no grudges

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The Italian giants remain optimistic they can tempt the Manchester City striker to move to San Siro, while they are also keeping an eye on Cardiff's Gary Medel

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The Italian, who was criticised by Belgium coach Marc Wilmots for favouring Argentina earlier in the competition, will take charge of the Albiceleste's clash with Germany

Friday 11 July 2014

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The 31-year-old says his ex-colleague played a role in his decision to join the club, and also set his sights on a defensive solidity to lead the Rossoneri back to the Scudetto