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Italy face ‘do-or-die’ 2018 World Cup play-off against Sweden – Roberto Di Matteo

Italy face a "do-or-die" World Cup showdown with Sweden but Gian Piero Ventura's side has the experience to qualify for Russia 2018, according to Roberto Di Matteo.

Simone Zaza included in Italy squad for World Cup play-off

Simone Zaza has been handed an international recall ahead of Italy's crunch World Cup qualifying play-off against Sweden.

I’ll retire if Juve do not win Champions League this season – Gianluigi Buffon

Italian international goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon said Tuesday he will retire at the end of the season unless Juventus win the Champions League.

Juve must rediscover cutting edge – Massimiliano Allegri

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri warned that the Italian champions need to rediscover their cutting edge if they want to push for Champions League glory after two runners-up spots in three years.

FIFA Best Player: Cristiano Ronaldo is ahead of Lionel Messi, Neymar – Francesco Totti

Italian Legend, Francesco Totti, has given his opinion on the FIFA Best Player Awards and believes it will be another joyous night for Cristiano Ronaldo.

Wojciech Szczesny says leaving Arsenal was right choice

Wojciech Szczesny says moving to Juventus was the "right choice" and claims he saw no improvement in his game tactically as Arsenal No 1.

Italy’s Gianluigi Buffon denies player rebellion against coach Gian Piero Ventura

Gianluigi Buffon says there is nothing to hide after he and a group of senior Italy players held a meeting without coach Gian Piero Ventura in the aftermath of Friday's 1-1 draw with Macedonia.

Higuain lifts Juventus to win over Olympiakos

Gonzalo Higuain got Juventus's Champions League campaign off the mark coming on as a substitute to lift last year's finalists to a 2-0 Group D win over Olympiakos on Wednesday.

Why Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar Made FIFA Best Player final shortlist – Okocha

Former Nigeria international Austin Okocha believes the ability of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar to entertain and also decide the outcome of a football match is why they are the three final nominees for The Best FIFA Men’s Player 2017.

Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar shortlisted for Best FIFA Men’s Player Award

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar have been nominated as finalists for the Best FIFA Men's Player award.

Ronaldo, Messi lead FIFA World XI nominations

Star forwards Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi led the 55-man list of FIFA World XI nominations announced by FIFPro on Thursday.

Szczesny replaces Buffon as Juventus look for perfect five

Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny will replace skipper Gianluigi Buffon as champions Juventus look to make it five Serie A wins out of five against Fiorentina on Wednesday.

Juventus ease past Chievo ahead of Barca trip

Juventus prepared for next week's Champions League opener at Barcelona by easing to a 3-0 win against Chievo on Saturday to keep their unbeaten Serie A record.

Real Madrid don’t need to replace Keylor Navas –  Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon believes Real Madrid have no need to try and lure David de Gea away from Manchester United because they already have a great goalkeeper in Keylor Navas.

Ronaldo beats Messi, others, wins UEFA’s 2016/17 Best Player Award

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Best Player in Europe awards for the 2016/17 season by UEFA following his stellar campaign.

Buffon, Messi, Ronaldo make Player of the Year shortlist

Veteran Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been named as one of three nominees for the 2016/17 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year Award alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday.

Top 10 Premier League transfers of 2017/18 season

Ahead of Arsenal’s home game with Leicester City in the curtain-raiser to the new Premier League season on Friday, AFP Sport selects the 10 biggest transfers of the close season.

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