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  • FILE - this Jan. 5, 2013 file photo shows Manchester City's Mario Balotelli smiling ahead of the English FA Cup 3rd round soccer match against Watford at The City of Manchester Stadium, Manchester, England. AC Milan says Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 that it has reached an agreement with Manchester City to sign Mario Balotelli and the Italy striker will undergo a medical on Wednesday. Balotelli is then expected to sign a four-and-a-half year deal with Milan, until 2017. (AP Photo/Jon Super, files)

    Mario Balotelli to leave Man City for AC Milan

    The Italy striker will undergo a medical on Wednesday and is then expected to sign a 4½-year deal with Milan through 2017.


  • Column: In soccer, is fury just part of the job?

    In soccer, fury has become part of the job. This sport celebrates coaches with short tempers _ step forward Alex Ferguson. It idolizes angry players _ think Roy Keane _ and hails their on-field aggression and occasional brutality as demonstrations of "commitment" and "leadership." It tolerates the idea that fans have a right to be angry in defeat, although it sometimes draws the line when they rip out their seats and pelt players with coins.


  • EURO 2012 LIVE: Spain 4, Italy 0

    Spain beat Italy 4-0 in the final of the European Championship on Sunday. Here's the best of the action and pre-match buildup. All times are Ukrainian.


  • EURO 2012 LIVE: Spain vs. Italy

    It's the final day of Euro 2012, with Italy and Spain going head to head for the cup. Follow the best of the action, photos and pre-match buildup here. Want to have your say? Contact (at)phillipsian and (at)simonhaydon via Twitter. All times are Ukrainian.


  • EURO 2012 LIVE: Spain 1 Italy 0

    It's the final day of Euro 2012, with Italy and Spain going head to head for the cup. Follow the best of the action, photos and pre-match buildup here. Want to have your say? Contact (at)phillipsian and (at)simonhaydon via Twitter. All times are Ukrainian.


  • EURO 2012 LIVE: Spain 2, Italy 0

    It's the final day of Euro 2012, with Italy and Spain going head to head for the cup. Follow the best of the action, photos and pre-match buildup here. Want to have your say? Contact (at)phillipsian and (at)simonhaydon via Twitter. All times are Ukrainian.


  • EURO 2012 LIVE: Spain 3, Italy 0

    It's the final day of Euro 2012, with Italy and Spain going head to head for the cup. Follow the best of the action, photos and pre-match buildup here. Want to have your say? Contact (at)phillipsian and (at)simonhaydon via Twitter. All times are Ukrainian.


  • Fatigue, injuries finally slow Italy in Euro final

    Fatigue finally caught up with Italy. Forced by injuries to end the match with 10 players, the Azzurri had no answer for Spain's passing wizardry in the European Championship final on Sunday.


  • Column: Balotelli challenging minds with his feet

    The ignoramus who scrawled "non sei un vero italiano, sei un africano nero" _ "You are not a true Italian, you are a black African" _ on a wall near the San Siro stadium in Milan. Did he, despite himself, leap off his sofa in delight when Mario Balotelli thumped home his goal for Italy with a powerful nod of his shaven black head and put their country into the final of Europe's top soccer tournament?


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