Pirlo set to return for Italy-Spain duel

Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo is set to return to Italy`s line-up for Thursday`s Confederations Cup semifinal against Spain.

Only Messi is better than me, says Totti

Roma legend Francesco Totti says only Barcelona star Lionel Messi is better than him in world football.

Cesare Maldini praises Italy coach for doing fabulous job

Former national football coach Paolo Maldini has praised Cesare Prandelli for doing a fabulous job with Italy.

Balotelli sorry for missing chances against Brazil

AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli said on Friday, he was sorry for missing some scoring chances in the friendly against Brazil.

Euro Cup 2012: Germany vs Italy (SF) - As it happened

Super Mario does it for Italy with two first half goals as Ozil pulled one back for the Germans in injury time, 2-1 to Italy.

Del Bosque ready to face `perfect` Italy midfield

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has admitted that his side must counter Italy`s "perfect" midfield in Sunday`s Euro 2012 final clash.