More Italy News
July 14, 2006
- Materazzi gives evidence to FIFA over Zidane
- Marco Materazzi on Friday gave FIFA his version of the incident that saw French captain Zinedine Zidane sent off for a head butt on the Italy defender in the World Cup final last weekend.
July 13, 2006
- Zidane should keep Golden Ball - Materazzi
- Italy defender Marco Materazzi is hoping Zinedine Zidane will get to keep his World Cup Golden Ball Award despite his infamous dismissal in last weekend's final.
- Materazzi facing FIFA disciplinary action
- FIFA have begun disciplinary proceedings against Italy's Marco Materazzi over the incident in which he was head butted by Zinedine Zidane in the World Cup final, soccer's world governing body said on Thursday.
- Italian press unite to salute victorious Lippi
- Italy's press united on Thursday to salute departing World Cup-winning coach Marcello Lippi.
July 12, 2006
- Winning coach Lippi resigns from post
- Marcello Lippi has resigned as coach of Italy. The former Juventus boss decided to quit just three days after leading the Azzurri to their fourth World Cup triumph.
- Agent suggests Materazzi-ZZ reunion
- Marco Materazzi's agent believes a reunion between the Italy defender and Zinedine Zidane would make a 'nice moment'.
July 11, 2006
- Materazzi admits to insulting Zidane
- Marco Materazzi has admitted he insulted Zinedine Zidane prior to the head-butt which earned the Frenchman a red card in Sunday's World Cup final.
- Totti considering international retirement
- Italy striker Francesco Totti says he is considering retiring from international football after the Azzurri's World Cup triumph.
July 10, 2006
- Jubilant Rome welcomes triumphant Azzurri home
- Relive the last World Cup finals with our 2006 mini-site. Plus, check out a full history of the competition.