7 hrs ago
Balotelli continues strong international play at Confed Cup
If last year's European Championship was the moment Mario Balotelli revealed himself to a global audience, this year's Confederations Cup is shaping up as confirmation that he is a force to be reckoned with on the international stage.
13 hrs ago
Pellegrini to provide 'holistic' approach to heal Manchester City
Last week the 59-year-old Manuel Pellegrini signed a three-year contract with Manchester City and will begin his role as Roberto Mancini's successor on June 24. "Manuel shares the club's approach to football and our ambition to achieve on-field success, coordinating with the wider football support teams to ensure natural progression from the ... (more)
19 hrs ago
Ballon d'Eurosport - " No.25: Mario Balotelli
This summer Eurosport is counting down the world's greatest footballers, as voted by our international network of journalists.
20 hrs ago
Spain ease past Uruguay, Italy win
Pedro Rodriguez celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Uruguay after a deflection off Uruguays defender Diego Lugano.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Balotelli, landmark Pirlo give Italy winning start
A goal 12 minutes from time from an effervescent Mario Balotelli sealed a 2-1 win for Italy over Mexico in Rio's Maracana stadium on Sunday in their Confederations Cup Group A opener.
5 strikers to watch at Confederations Cup
The world's top strikers are on show at the Confederations Cup in Brazil, a warm-up tournament for next year's World Cup.
Arsenal transfer news: El Shaarawy instead of Jovetic?
Arsenal have joined the race to sign AC Milan wonderkid Stephan El Shaarawy , and could be prepared to match the Serie A club's 35million valuation of the striker.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Brazil'sRonaldo warns AC Milan's Balotelli
Former Brazil star Ronaldo has warned Mario Balotelli not to throw his talent away, highlighting the fate of his former Brazil team-mate Adriano.
Confederations Cup 2013 Predictions: Players Most Likely to Lead Field in Goals
Although the likes of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and other prolific goal scorers won't be a part of the Confederations Cup, there will still be plenty of top-flight talent nonetheless.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Roma fail in closure appeal
Roma have failed in an appeal to overturn the partial closure of the south stand of the Stadio Olimpico, the Italian Football Federation has confirmed.
Balotelli will only become more important for Milan, says Pazzini
The former Fiorentina attacker has nothing but praise for his team-mate and has also taken the time to say farewell to Massimo Ambrosini Giampaolo Pazzini has insisted that he has a good relationship with Mario Balotelli and is confident that the 22-year-old will only become more important for AC Milan next season.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
El Shaarawy sits out Italy training at Confed Cup
Italy forward Stephan El Shaarawy poses in front of the Christ the redeemer statue on Corcovado mountain at the soccer Confederations Cup in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 13, 2013.
Manchester City in mourning: Carrington cat, 'Wimblydon', passes away.
Having strolled in to the club's training complex 13 years ago, the white and ginger feline has seen it all at City, as the club have transformed from perennial top flight strugglers to Premier League title winners.
Manchester City youngster Abdul Razak sent home by Ivory Coast for fighting
Manchester City's youngster Abdul Razak has been sent home by the Ivory Coast for FIGHTING with a team-mate.
Pele: I love Balotelli's style
The Brazil legend has hailed the flamboyant Milan and Italy striker, suggesting the Azzurri could spring a surprise at the Confederations Cup this month Brazil legend Pele has praised enigmatic forward Mario Balotelli , and feels the AC Milan star is a "real striker" who causes his opponents problems with his physical approach.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
AC Milan open to selling Manchester City and Arsenal 'target' Stephan El Shaarawy
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Balotelli crucial in Milan's resurgence, says Allegri
Massimiliano Allegri has hailed Mario Balotelli 's influence in AC Milan 's resurgence in the second half of the season.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Dining like a WAG! Rihanna heads to the Manchester restaurant favoured by footballers and soapstars
She's one of the biggest popstars in the world, but Rihanna got a taste of what it's like to be a WAG by heading to San Carlos restaurant in Manchester on Tuesday night.
The Globe and Mail
Sons of immigrants, forwards Mario Balotelli and Stephan El Shaarawy represent the new Italy
Italy's national soccer team player Mario Balotelli, left, laughs with Stephan El Shaarawy during a training session during their preparation for the Confederations Cup 2013 in Rio de Janeiro June 10, 2013.
Italy is taking the Confed Cup seriously this time
Four years ago, the Azzurri went to the World Cup warm-up tournament in South Africa as world champions and went home after the first round.