The striker Antonio Di Natale will take part during in the friendly match with the USA in February – said Cesare Prandelli, national team coach. The 34-year-old player played last time in the national team at the last year’s world championships in South Africa. Di Natale, who gained the title of the king of scorer in the last two seasons, will return to the team after one and a half year break. This is due to serious injuries of Giuseppe Rossi and Antonio Cassano. Di Natale will play in the […]
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Spanish media had mixed feelings after Spain’s Euro opener with Italy ended in a draw on Sunday. Sunday’s 1-1 draw against Italy in the Euro 2012 Group C opener produced bittersweet feelings in Spain. On the one hand, their was a sense of relief that the world champions managed to battle out a draw, thanks to an equalizer from Cesc Fabregas just three minutes’ after Antonio Di Natale had given Italy the lead. However, there was also disappointment that Fernando Torres wasted several good chances at the end to give […]
Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal, Real Madrid) Recently, the Portuguese is experiencing ones of his best moments in his current career. He has been scoring goals in series for Real Madrid team and is one of the main candidates to win the title of the best scorer in the Spanish Primera Division. If he is also the most effective at EURO, he will be the best football player of 2012. Zlatan Ibrahimović (Sweden, AC Milan) He is told to be past his best years, but Zlatan wants to surprise everybody during EURO. […]
Italians, the European Champions in 1968, will fight for the European Championship trophy for the eighth time. It must be admitted that the team of Cesare Prandelli was lucky in the qualifying rounds to be in the same group as their biggest rivals were the teams of Serbia, and Estonia. Squadra Azzurra easily won the group competition by scoring eight wins and two draws. The best scorer was Antonio Cassano with the score of six goals. In the group phase of the main event it will not be so easy. […]