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Eder and Leonardo Bonucci both scored to seal Italy a 2-1 win over the Netherlands at Amsterdam Arena.
Andrea Pirlo believes Gianluigi Buffon is the best goalkeeper of all time, but thinks the Juventus icon is now too old to move to another club.
Andrea Pirlo says he cannot think of a player who plays the same way he does, including Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti.
Italy secured a 2-0 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying win over Albania to keep pace at the top of Group G as Gianluigi Buffon marked his 1,000th professional...

Buffon to play his 1,000th match

Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon will mark his 1,000th appearance as a professional in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Albania on Friday.
Mario Balotelli must show his desire to play for the Italy national team if he is to earn an international recall in 2017, says Giampiero Ventura.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said the 'video-assistant referee' system still needs to be tested further before it can implemented into live games after a...

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Daniele De Rossi fears Italy's bid to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup could be hindered by greed in the domestic game.
FIFA World Cup-winning defender Alessandro Nesta claims "there is not enough quality in Italy to compete against Germany or other nations".
A new system which sees video replays used to help key refereeing decisions will receive another high-profile trial when Italy host world champions Germany in an...
Italy remain level on points with Spain at the top of 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying Group G after cruising to a 4-0 victory in Liechtenstein.
Mario Balotelli has been handed an international lifeline after Italy coach Giampiero Ventura revealed he would hold talks with the in-form Nice striker.

Ozil left out of Germany squad

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil has been left out of the Germany squad for this month's international matches against San Marino and Italy.
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has ruled out the possibility of going into a club coaching role once he retires - instead preferring the idea of a national...
Mario Balotelli can 'reconquer Italy' if he steers clear of the problems that have stunted his development so far, according to former Azzurri defender Gianluca...
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says his team-mates' heart and soul often means they earn victories that are not always fully deserved, such as against...
Andrea Belotti was delighted to get off the mark for Italy, especially given the Azzurri 'suffered' in their scarcely-deserved 3-2 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier...
Ciro Immobile came to Italy's rescue with a late double to cruelly inflict a 3-2 defeat on a plucky FYR Macedonia side in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
Spain coach Julen Lopetegui has defended Diego Costa in the wake of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification 1-1 draw with Italy but has admitted the Chelsea striker...

Pelle kicked out of Italy squad

Graziano Pelle has been excluded from Italy's squad for their 2018 FIFA World Cup match against Macedonia for refusing to shake hands with coach Giampiero Ventura...
The returning Daniele De Rossi spared the blushes of Gianluigi Buffon with a late equaliser from the penalty spot to earn Italy a 1-1 draw against Spain in their...
Gianluigi Donnarumma's focus remains with AC Milan despite reports suggesting a potential transfer worth somewhere in the region of a quarter of a billion dollars...
Mario Balotelli is unlikely to serve a suspension for his red card in Nice's victory over Lorient after the referee admitted he made an error.
Jose Callejon's superb form for Napoli has seen Spain manager Julen Lopetegui name him in his squad for next month's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Italy...
Former Italy and Juventus star Paolo Rossi has described Francesco Totti as the strongest player in Serie A for the last 20 years.
Giampiero Ventura's first competitive match as Italy coach ended in a 3-1 victory in Israel as they got their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign off to a...
Jurgen Klopp acted like a "piece of s***" towards Mario Balotelli at Liverpool, the striker's agent Mino Raiola has claimed.