Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is doubtful to face Costa Rica after missing his side`s World Cup opener against England with an ankle injury, manager Cesare Prandelli revealed.
Italy left-back Mattia De Sciglio will miss Saturday`s Group D opener against England in Manaus after picking up a thigh muscle strain in training.
Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli claims his side may need an extra ball on the pitch if they are to overcome Spain in their Confederations Cup semi-final.
Former national football coach Paolo Maldini has praised Cesare Prandelli for doing a fabulous job with Italy.
Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli said he was impressed by Mario Balotelli`s change following his transfer from Manchester City to AC Milan.
Italy manager Cesar Prandelli has urged Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli to give a better description of himself on the football pitch and put an end to his non-stop controversies surrounding him.
Stars celebrate Christmas
Day in Pics: 26th December
Showbiz World - December 26, 2014