Italy 1-2 France
Verratti happy as Pirlo's understudy
November 15, 2012
By Adam Digby, Italy Correspondent
Verratti, 20, replaced the Juventus veteran for Wednesday's friendly defeat against France and spoke highly of him before going on to state his belief Italy deserved more from the game than the eventual 2-1 scoreline showed.
He said: "Sometimes I might do things as if I was playing at home with my friends. I'm aware of this, but it's not a bad thing. ...