World Cup 2014

Italy recalls Balotelli, Criscito for qualifiers

October 7, 2012
By Press Association
Mario Balotelli is among six players recalled by Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli for the World Cup 2014 qualifying games against Armenia and Denmark.

Manchester City striker Balotelli returns to the Azzurri squad after missing games against Malta and Bulgaria with an eye injury, with Domenico Criscito, Alberto Gilardino, Andrea Ranocchia, Antonio Candreva and Stephan El Shaarawy also welcomed back into the fold.

Italy first travel to Armenia for the Group B qualifier on October ...

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