1. Gianluigi Buffon Plays Football with Local Children While on Holiday in Italy

    As if we needed any more proof, it seems Gianluigi Buffon simply oozes class. The legendary Italian 'keeper's Euro 2016 campaign ended in tears following a penalty shootout ...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 8 days ago 30,351 reads 9 comments

  2. Italy's World Cup Qualifying Campaign More Promising After Euro 2016 Run

    For the Italian national team, the 2016 UEFA European Championship is over. The players are back in Italy and will soon return to their clubs, some of which have already started preparing for the 2016-17 season...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 18 days ago 2,468 reads 11 comments

  3. Giampiero Ventura the Right Man to Take Azzurri into Next Generation

    A subplot to Italy's journey through the knockout rounds of the 2016 UEFA European Championship concerned the Nazionale's future manager...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 18 days ago 4,956 reads 57 comments

  4. Ranking Italy's Players Following Their Euro 2016 Exit

    Italy's run at the 2016 UEFA European Championship is over. It may not have been the kind of fairytale run that Wales and Iceland have been on, but Italy's path to the quarterfinals certainly exceeded all expectations...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 20 days ago 6,029 reads 13 comments

  5. Italy Comes Agonizingly Close in Euro 2016 Exit to Germany

    On Saturday night in Bordeaux, France, two titans of football went head-to-head. The quarterfinal match between Italy and Germany had been hailed as worthy of being the final of the 2016 UEFA European Championship, and the game lived up to its hype...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 21 days ago 5,884 reads 95 comments

  6. Daniele De Rossi Injury: Updates on Italy Midfielder's Calf and Return

    Italy have been dealt a big blow ahead of their Euro 2016 quarter-final with Germany, as midfielder Daniele De Rossi is set to be sidelined for the Saturday clash with a calf injury...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 24 days ago 6,252 reads 44 comments

  7. Italy vs. Germany Will Determine Euro 2016 Favourite

    The bottom of the knockout draw at the 2016 UEFA European Championship was a daunting sight. Among the eight teams on this side of the bracket were five former world champions...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 25 days ago 9,617 reads 71 comments

  8. Italy Play Perfect Game to Dethrone Champions Spain

    The king is dead. Long live the king. Two-time defending European champion Spain have been eliminated from the 2016 UEFA European Championship by Italy, and in emphatic fashion...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 26 days ago 4,681 reads 19 comments

  9. Antonio Conte Nearly Vaults over Dugout Celebrating Italy's 2nd Goal vs. Spain

    Spain's hopes of winning the European Championship for a third consecutive time were ended on Monday, as Italy's 2-0 victory saw La Roja succumb to their first tournament knockout defeat in a decade, as noted by Squawka ...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 26 days ago 5,254 reads 19 comments

  10. Italy and Spain Renew Rivalry in 1st Euro 2016 Knockout Round

    It's time to get down to business. The group stage of the 2016 UEFA European Championship is over, and the knockout rounds begin on Saturday. For Italy, the round of 16 starts on Monday at 5 p...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 29 days ago 3,245 reads 13 comments

  11. Ireland Defeat Exposes Italy's Lack of Depth

    The group stage of the 2016 UEFA European Championship came to a close on Wednesday. The final games on the slate came from Group E, and they provided ample drama...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 1 month ago 1,930 reads 13 comments