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30 World Football Stars Who Peaked in Their 30s
Quite often teams need an older head to help guide them through their most difficult moments, with the extra quality and know-how provided by those more experienced players quite often helping deliver results when backs are against the wall.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Three players to leave Real Madrid by the end of the season?
While many teams were playing during the FIFA friendly schedule, a lot of movement happened in Madrid while Italy and Spain played.
100 World Cup heroes (40-21): Sportsmail's countdown continues with Gazza, Kempes, Hagi and Jairzinho
Now this list is not necessarily the best players - hence there is no Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo - nor is it a collection of the most decorated.
Predicting Italy's World Cup Squad Following Latest Internationals
Having won the competition eight years ago, Italy's 2010 World Cup campaign was one they sought to quickly put behind them.
'Maldini and Baresi were my idols' - Italy stars Chiellini and Buffon share their World Cup memories
The versatile centre-back is proud of how many great defenders the country has produced, while the Azzurri goalkeeper reveals that all the heroes from his youth were strikers EXCLUSIVE By Federico Casotti Giorgio Chiellini has voiced his admiration for former Italy internationals Paolo Maldini and Franco Baresi.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
5 Things Italy's Andrea Pirlo Does Better Than Spain's Xavi
Andrea Pirlo and Xavi have been the key cogs in the Italian and Spanish national teams for the better part of a decade.
Soccer: Prandelli fights back after Conte's venom
Rome, March 3 - Italy coach Cesare Prandelli responded on Monday after Juventus boss Antonio Conte called him impolite for not telephoning before including defender Giorgio Chiellini in his squad for Wednesday's friendly against Spain.
Four World Cups and 28 European trophies - why are Italy the most...
When it comes to major achievements in the international and club arenas, no nation has won as much as the Mediterranean country.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Costa debuts as Spain, Italy finalise...
Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa is set to make his long-awaited debut for Spain when the world champions host Italy on Wednesday in their final match before both sides name their squads for the World Cup.
Soccer: Conte wins second straight top coach award
Florence, March 3 - Antonio Conte on Monday won Italy's best coach award for the second year running for taking Juventus to the Serie A championship last season, his second straight scudetto.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Francesco Totti vs. Javier Zanetti and the 20 Best One-Club Men of Recent Times
Saturday is always a day to look forward to for the football fan, but those who cast their eyes toward Italy's Serie A this weekend could witness two genuine greats of the modern age in battle against each other: Francesco Totti and Javier Zanetti, as AS Roma host Internazionale.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
The Continental Breakfast - European paper review from Spain, Italy, France and Portugal
THE CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST: 'Giant' Ronaldo needs tying down, Barcelona pay back owed Neymar tax and Seedorf promises fluid football at Milan Every day Sportsmail takes a look at several European papers to see what are the biggest sports stories creating talking points on the continent.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Sacchi backs Conte in Capello feud
The former Italy coach believes the current Juventus side play the most "beautiful" football even more so than the one under Marcello Lippi Arrigo Sacchi has backed Antonio Conte in his ongoing feud with Fabio Capello, insisting that the 44-year-old's Juventus side play the most "beautiful" football.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Cesare Prandelli interested in Tottenham job after 2014 World Cup campaign with Italy
The Italy coach is believed to have been contacted about taking over at Spurs although no official approach has been made with Tim Sherwood contracted until the end of next season Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has thrown his name into the hat to become the next Tottenham manager following initial discussions about his future beyond this summer's ... (more)
Mon Feb 17, 2014
The Continental Breakfast - European newspaper review
Only on story in Italy on Monday morning, with Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport focusing on the ongoing spat between Juventus manager Antonio Conte and former boss Fabio Capello.
Sat Feb 15, 2014
'Allegri could be the man to lead Italy' - Maldini
The former Azzurri boss has backed Clarence Seedorf's predecessor at AC Milan to lead the national team if Cesare Prandelli leaves his current position Cesare Maldini believes former AC Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri is an ideal candidate to lead Italy after the World Cup.
Osvaldo must not pass up his chance at Juventus - Buffon
The veteran goalkeeper praised the striker for his commitment since his January arrival in Turin and insists his side can compete for both the Serie A title and the Europa League Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has warned Pablo Daniel Osvaldo not to waste his opportunity to impress at the club.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Prandelli: Balotelli's tears not a sign of weakness
The Italy boss insists the striker should not be ashamed following his emotional outburst at Napoli, while he also believes Pablo Osvaldo's move to Juventus will help him mature Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli has insisted that Mario Balotelli 's display of emotion in AC Milan 's defeat to Napoli was not a sign of weakness.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Verona comes back to draw 2-2 against Juventus
Juventus' Carlos Tevez, right, of Argentina, is chased by Verona's Juan Manuel Iturbe, of Paraguay, during a Serie A soccer match at Bentegodi stadium in Verona, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
Osvaldo admits Prem struggles
Osvaldo joined Juventus on loan until the end of the season from Southampton on transfer deadline day after being suspended by the Saints following his training ground bust-up with team-mate Jose Fonte.