Confederations Cup

Is the future blue for the Azzurri?

June 24, 2009
HushBy Andrew Hush
(Archive)
While the Confederations Cup semi-finalists prepare for their last four matches, world champions Italy have returned home with their tails between their legs. A 3-0 humbling by Brazil not only put paid to their chances of reaching this tournament's knockout stages, but also emphatically laid out the size of the task facing the Azzurri over the next twelve months, if their next visit to South Africa is to be more successful than their most recent one. An opening game win against the USA came about ...

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