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Pope vs. Pope: World Cup Final Between Argentina And Germany Pits Francis Against Benedict XVI

The FIFA World Cup final between Argentina and Germany could herald a rift in the Catholic church, pitting Argentine-born Pope Francis against German Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Italy World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Javier Zanetti

Fri Jul 04, 2014

BleacherReport

Italy Should Keep Gianluigi Buffon as Keeper and Captain Through Euro 2016

Last week, my Bleacher Report colleague Anthony Lopopolo published a list of five players Italy should drop heading into qualification for Euro 2016.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Salvatore Sirigu, Mattia Perin

Sun Jun 29, 2014

OhNoTheyDidnt

Italian king, Andrea Pirlo, NOT retiring from international play

As a dejected Italy team returned from a disappointing World Cup, there was one piece of good news, with Andrea Pirlo saying he is considering reversing his decision to retire from international football.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrea Pirlo, Soccer Players, More Sports, Juventus

Sat Jun 28, 2014

BBC News

Can Chile cause the ultimate upset?

Shortly after the World Cup draw was made in December, Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari named the opposition he wished to avoid should his men reach the last 16. "I hope Chile don't qualify," said Scolari.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Chile World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Arturo Vidal, Andrea Pirlo, World Soccer, More Sports, Juventus

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Daily Star

Italian football in a mess

No coach, no president, no forwards and no place in the World Cup knock-out rounds, the question is, where do Italy go from here? Right now, the common feeling is that Italian football is in crisis.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrea Pirlo, Soccer Players, Ciro Immobile

CNN

World Cup: Giorgio Chiellini says Suarez ban 'excessive'

Striker Luis Suarez was his usual, tricky self in Uruguay's must-win clash with Italy, forcing goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon into a fine save from this powerful shot in the second half.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Giorgio Chiellini, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Uruguay World Cup, Luis Suarez, World Soccer, More Sports, Juventus

BleacherReport

Picking an Italy Team for the Opening Game of Euro 2016 Qualification

It happened in different circumstances, but Italy have crashed out of another World Cup prematurely, and those in charge must now act quickly and decisively to rebuild the Azzurri in time for Euro 2016.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Salvatore Sirigu, Andrea Pirlo, Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci

Thu Jun 26, 2014

SFGate

Pirlo: I will remain available for Italy

Italy soccer player Andrea Pirlo carries his luggage upon his arrival with his teammates at Malpensa airport after landing from Brazil, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, June 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrea Pirlo, Soccer Players, Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Claudio Marchisio

Wed Jun 25, 2014

BleacherReport

Italy vs. Uruguay: 6 Things We Learned

After an encouraging start against England, Italy's World Cup aspirations were dealt a crushing blow by Costa Rica before being completely snuffed out in controversial fashion against Uruguay.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Ciro Immobile, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Andrea Pirlo, Claudio Marchisio, Giorgio Chiellini

Malaysian National News Agency

Juventus Match In Singapore "Early Bird" Offer Available Until Friday

Football fans will have until this Friday to enjoy the "Early Bird" ticket promotion for the forthcoming Singapore Selection versus Juventus Football Club match at the new National Stadium, after Italy were narrowly knocked out of the FIFA World Cup by Uruguay in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrea Pirlo, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Juventus, FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Goal.com

Suarez, Kagawa & more - how the Premier League stars performed on World Cup day 13

The Uruguay and Liverpool man was looking to down Italy in a do-or-die clash, while the Manchester United midfielder took to the field against an impressive Colombia side It's crunch time at the World Cup, with a number of teams' fates yet to be decided.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Gervinho, Arsenal, Ivory Coast World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Recap: Italy vs. Uruguay

Diego Godin nodded Uruguay into the knockout round, scoring on an 81st-minute header to give his nation a 1-0 victory over 10-man Italy at the Estadio das Dunas on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Claudio Marchisio, Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Pirlo, World Soccer, More Sports, Juventus

CBS Local

Italy And Uruguay To Play For One Spot In Round Of 16

Two teams in completely different states - both mentally and physically - meet Tuesday and only one of them will advance to the second round of the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Ciro Immobile, Martin Caceres, Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci

Channelnewsasia.com

World Cup: Tired Italy look to avoid more humiliation

Four-time champions Italy admitted they are struggling with the weather conditions ahead of their clash with Uruguay in Natal on Tuesday where they will try to avoid being eliminated in the first round at successive World Cups.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Claudio Marchisio, World Soccer, More Sports, Juventus

BleacherReport

6 Players to Watch on Day 13 of the 2014 World Cup

In the early games, England, already out, take on Costa Rica in Belo Horizonte and Italy face Uruguay in Natal with the winner progressing and the loser going home.

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Related Topix: Ivory Coast World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Yaya Toure, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester City, AC Milan, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Sun Jun 22, 2014

Rock Hill Herald

'Do or die' matches are nothing new for Buffon

"So it's really not that bad of a situation," Buffon said Sunday. "This is the 10th tournament I'm playing with Italy and in 10 tournaments only one time - in last year's Confederations Cup - were we already qualified by the third match.

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Related Topix: Italy World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Ciro Immobile

Bradenton.com

'In or out': Italy and Uruguay battle to advance

Two teams in completely different states - both mentally and physically - meet Tuesday and only one of them will advance to the second round of the World Cup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Ciro Immobile, Martin Caceres, Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci

Fri Jun 20, 2014

BleacherReport

World Cup 2014: Best XI of Day 9 with Gonzalez, Valencia and Benzema

Day 9 of the 2014 FIFA World Cup featured some standout displays on both the offensive and defensive sides of the ball.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Costa Rica World Cup, France World Cup, Honduras World Cup, Sports, Bryan Ruiz, Soccer Players

BBC News

World Cup: Italy 0-1 Costa Rica

Costa Rica produced their second stunning upset in a week to beat a poor Italy side and confirm England's exit from the 2014 World Cup.

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Related Topix: Costa Rica World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Bryan Ruiz, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Fulham, Sao Paulo, Andrea Pirlo

Thu Jun 19, 2014

Goal.com

Italy - Costa Rica Preview: Buffon back for Azzurri's Caribbean clash

After missing the opening win over England, the Juventus shot-stopper is set to return to help Cesare Prandelli's men pursue a spot in the last 16 Italy are hopeful of having Gianluigi Buffon back for their crunch Group D meeting with Costa Rica on Friday, with both sides looking for a victory which could ensure their passage to the last 16 of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Andrea Pirlo, Soccer Players, Ciro Immobile, World Soccer, More Sports, Juventus

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