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  • Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon participates in a team training session at Coverciano training grounds, in Florence, Monday, May 26, 2014. In Brazil, Italy is in Group D with England, Uruguay and Costa Rica. (AP Photo/Fabrizio Giovannozzi)

    5 Italy players to watch at the World Cup

    When Italy won the 2006 World Cup, then-coach Marcello Lippi pointed to the group collective as his squad's strongpoint - and the fact that each forward scored at least one goal over the seven matches attested to that theory.


  • FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2013, file photo, Italy's Mario Balotelli lies on the pitch during a 2014 FIFA World Cup, Group B, qualification match between Italy and Armenia in Naples, Italy. Italy's intentions will likely depend on the wavering ways of talented forward Mario Balotelli, whose mood swings often get him into trouble both on and off the field. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)

    5 Italy players to watch at the World Cup

    When Italy won the 2006 World Cup, then-coach Marcello Lippi pointed to the group collective as his squad's strongpoint - and the fact that each forward scored at least one goal over the seven matches attested to that theory.


  • AS Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi, right, fouls Inter Milan midfielder Gabriel Alvarez during an Italian Serie A soccer match between AS Roma and Inter Milan at Rome's Olympic stadium, Saturday, March 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

    De Rossi, Juan Jesus banned 3 matches for punches

    Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi and Inter Milan defender Juan Jesus were each banned for three matches by the Italian league on Monday for punching opponents.


  • AS Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi, right, fouls Inter Milan midfielder Gabriel Alvarez during an Italian Serie A soccer match between AS Roma and Inter Milan at Rome's Olympic stadium, Saturday, March 1, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

    Balotelli, De Rossi missing for Italy vs. Spain

    Mario Balotelli is out injured and Daniele De Rossi has been dropped due to a code of ethics violation for Italy's friendly at World Cup holder Spain on Wednesday.


  • EURO 2012 LIVE: England vs. Italy

    England and Italy are vying for the last semifinal berth at the European Championship _ and the winner will play Germany. Follow all of the action and build-up here. All times are Polish.


  • Italian players begin to celebrate after defeating England in the Euro 2012 quarterfinals in Kiev, Ukraine. Next up is a match with Germany on Thursday in Warsaw, Poland. The match was scoreless after 120 minutes of play. (Associated Press)

    Euro 2012: Shootout win puts Italy in semifinals

    Alessandro Diamanti scored the decisive penalty kick Sunday to send Italy through to the European Championship semifinals with a 4-2 win in the shootout following a 0-0 tie with England.


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