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FILE - In this file photo from June 2, 1962, Italian forward Giorgio Ferrini, center, is sent off by British referee Ken Aston, back to camera, after an incident during the first half of the World Cup match between Italy and Chile in Santiago, Chile. Ferrini refused to leave the field after being ordered off by the referee and was removed by police officers. (AP Photo, File)
Colombia midfielder gets second-fastest World Cup red card
FILE - In this file photo from June 2, 1962, Italian forward Giorgio Ferrini, center, is sent off by British referee Ken Aston, back to camera, after an incident during the first half of the World Cup match between Italy and Chile in Santiago, Chile. Ferrini refused to leave the field after being ordered off by the referee and was removed by police officers. (AP Photo, File)
AS Roma have confirmed that manager Eusebio Di Francesco has signed a contract extension which should see him remain with the club until 2020. The 48-year-old led Roma to a third-place finish in Italy's top flight last season, a campaign which produced some incredible moments in the Champions League - particularly against Barcelona - who they reversed a huge deficit against to progress to the semis. OFFICIAL ✍️ Coach Eusebio Di Francesco has signed a new contract with #ASRoma until 2020! ...
Eusebio Di Francesco Signs New Deal With AS Roma Following Impressive Season
AS Roma have confirmed that manager Eusebio Di Francesco has signed a contract extension which should see him remain with the club until 2020. The 48-year-old led Roma to a third-place finish in Italy's top flight last season, a campaign which produced some incredible moments in the Champions League - particularly against Barcelona - who they reversed a huge deficit against to progress to the semis. OFFICIAL ✍️ Coach Eusebio Di Francesco has signed a new contract with #ASRoma until 2020! ...
Juventus' players celebrate the victory of the championship after the Serie A soccer match between AS Roma and Juventus FC at the Olimpico stadium in Rome, Italy, 13 May 2018. EFE
Juventus' players celebrate the victory of the championship after the Serie A soccer match between AS Roma and Juventus FC at the Olimpico stadium in Rome, Italy, 13 May 2018. EFE
Juventus' players celebrate the victory of the championship after the Serie A soccer match between AS Roma and Juventus FC at the Olimpico stadium in Rome, Italy, 13 May 2018. EFE
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FILE - In a Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, Colombia's Ramadel Falcao stands prior to the start of the riendly soccer match between Egypt and Colombia in Bergamo, Italy. With Radamel Falcao Garcia finally healthy enough to play in his first World Cup, Colombia is trying to get accustomed to handling higher expectations. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
Japan-Colombia Preview
FILE - In a Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, Colombia's Ramadel Falcao stands prior to the start of the riendly soccer match between Egypt and Colombia in Bergamo, Italy. With Radamel Falcao Garcia finally healthy enough to play in his first World Cup, Colombia is trying to get accustomed to handling higher expectations. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone fans celebrate the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone fans celebrate the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone fans celebrate the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (C) celebrates with fans the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (C) celebrates with fans the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (C) celebrates with fans the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (top) celebrates with players the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (top) celebrates with players the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (top) celebrates with players the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (C) celebrates the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (C) celebrates the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (C) celebrates the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (top) celebrates with players the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (top) celebrates with players the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone coach Moreno Longo (top) celebrates with players the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone players celebrate the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone players celebrate the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone players celebrate the promotion in the Italian Serie A at the end of the Italian Serie B play-off second leg soccer match Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (not pictured) scores during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (not pictured) scores during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (not pictured) scores during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) celebrates scoring during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- A general view of Benito Stirpe stadium prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- A general view of Benito Stirpe stadium prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- A general view of Benito Stirpe stadium prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) and Palermo's Radoslaw Murawski in action during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) and Palermo's Radoslaw Murawski in action during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Raffaele Maiello (L) and Palermo's Radoslaw Murawski in action during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Camillo Ciano (R) and Palermo's Przemyslaw Szyminski in action during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Camillo Ciano (R) and Palermo's Przemyslaw Szyminski in action during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Camillo Ciano (R) and Palermo's Przemyslaw Szyminski in action during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Roberto Crivello (R) and Palermo's Radoslaw Murawski in action during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Roberto Crivello (R) and Palermo's Radoslaw Murawski in action during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's Roberto Crivello (R) and Palermo's Radoslaw Murawski in action during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Palermo's head coach Roberto Stellone reacts during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Palermo's head coach Roberto Stellone reacts during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Palermo's head coach Roberto Stellone reacts during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's head coach Moreno Longo reacts during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's head coach Moreno Longo reacts during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's head coach Moreno Longo reacts during the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's supporters cheer for their team prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's supporters cheer for their team prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's supporters cheer for their team prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's supporters cheer for their team prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's supporters cheer for their team prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's supporters cheer for their team prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's supporters cheer for their team prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's supporters cheer for their team prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
Frosinone (Italy), 16/06/2018.- Frosinone's supporters cheer for their team prior to the Italian Serie B final play-off second leg soccer match between Frosinone Calcio vs US Palermo at Benito Stirpe stadium in Frosinone, Italy, 16 June 2018. (Italia) EFE/EPA/FEDERICO PROIETTI
The 19-year-old midfielder has opted against penning fresh terms at Stamford Bridge and will instead look to continue his development in Italy
Chelsea starlet St Clair leaves for Venezia after rejecting new deal
The 19-year-old midfielder has opted against penning fresh terms at Stamford Bridge and will instead look to continue his development in Italy
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League Quarter Final First Leg - Juventus vs Real Madrid - Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - April 3, 2018 Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Champions League Quarter Final First Leg - Juventus vs Real Madrid
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Champions League Quarter Final First Leg - Juventus vs Real Madrid - Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - April 3, 2018 Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their second goal REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo
The future of the Italy international remains in doubt, but the forward has been given a two-match Ligue 1 ban.
Balotelli given two-game ban for diving
The future of the Italy international remains in doubt, but the forward has been given a two-match Ligue 1 ban.
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
New Guinness World Record set in Krakow for juggling footballs
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
New Guinness World Record set in Krakow for juggling footballs
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
New Guinness World Record set in Krakow for juggling footballs
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
New Guinness World Record set in Krakow for juggling footballs
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
New Guinness World Record set in Krakow for juggling footballs
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
New Guinness World Record set in Krakow for juggling footballs
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
New Guinness World Record set in Krakow for juggling footballs
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
New Guinness World Record set in Krakow for juggling footballs
As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, Poland set a new Guinness World record on Thursday for the largest number of people juggling football balls at the same time for 10 seconds. Some 1,444 people of all ages took part in the southern city of Krakow. Italy set the previous record with 1406 participants.
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Serie A - Juventus vs Hellas Verona - Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - May 19, 2018 Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon lifts the trophy as the Juventus players celebrate winning the league. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Serie A - Juventus vs Hellas Verona
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Serie A - Juventus vs Hellas Verona - Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - May 19, 2018 Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon lifts the trophy as the Juventus players celebrate winning the league. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Serie A - Juventus vs Hellas Verona - Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - May 19, 2018 Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon lifts the trophy as the Juventus players celebrate winning the league. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo
FILE PHOTO: Serie A - Juventus vs Hellas Verona
FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Serie A - Juventus vs Hellas Verona - Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy - May 19, 2018 Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon lifts the trophy as the Juventus players celebrate winning the league. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup European Play-Off Draw - Zurich, Switzerland - October 17, 2017 Former Spanish player Fernando Hierro displays the name 'Italy' during the draw REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
FIFA World Cup European Play-Off Draw
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup European Play-Off Draw - Zurich, Switzerland - October 17, 2017 Former Spanish player Fernando Hierro displays the name 'Italy' during the draw REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup European Play-Off Draw - Zurich, Switzerland - October 17, 2017 Former Spanish player Fernando Hierro displays the name 'Italy' during the draw REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
FIFA World Cup European Play-Off Draw
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup European Play-Off Draw - Zurich, Switzerland - October 17, 2017 Former Spanish player Fernando Hierro displays the name 'Italy' during the draw REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017, file photo, Italian players react to their elimination at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match againstd Sweden, in Milan, Italy. Four-time champion Italy will be watching from home for the first time since 1958. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017, file photo, Italian players react to their elimination at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match againstd Sweden, in Milan, Italy. Four-time champion Italy will be watching from home for the first time since 1958. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 filer, Sweden's Emil Forsberg celebrates at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sweden, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 filer, Sweden's Emil Forsberg celebrates at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sweden, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, Sweden coach Janne Andersson follows the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sweden, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
WORLD CUP: With Zlatan gone, Sweden not defined by 1 player
FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, Sweden coach Janne Andersson follows the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sweden, at the Milan San Siro stadium, Italy. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 filer Sweden team poses prior to the World Cup qualifying play-off first leg soccer match between Sweden and Italy, at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
WORLD CUP: With Zlatan gone, Sweden not defined by 1 player
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 filer Sweden team poses prior to the World Cup qualifying play-off first leg soccer match between Sweden and Italy, at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 file photo, Sweden coach Janne Andersson waits for the start of the World Cup qualifying play-off first leg soccer match between Sweden and Italy, at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
WORLD CUP: With Zlatan gone, Sweden not defined by 1 player
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 file photo, Sweden coach Janne Andersson waits for the start of the World Cup qualifying play-off first leg soccer match between Sweden and Italy, at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 filer, Sweden's Emil Forsberg, left, challenges Italy's Antonio Candreva during the World Cup qualifying play-off first leg soccer match between Sweden and Italy, at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
WORLD CUP: With Zlatan gone, Sweden not defined by 1 player
FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 10, 2017 filer, Sweden's Emil Forsberg, left, challenges Italy's Antonio Candreva during the World Cup qualifying play-off first leg soccer match between Sweden and Italy, at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
FILE - In this July 5, 1982 file photo, Italy's Paolo Rossi, left, celebrates, after scoring the second goal for his team during their World Cup match second round soccer match against Brazil, in Barcelona, Spain. Italy, who beat Brazil 3-2 in a classic match, went on to win the tournament with Rossi scoring six goals. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/File)
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FILE - In this July 5, 1982 file photo, Italy's Paolo Rossi, left, celebrates, after scoring the second goal for his team during their World Cup match second round soccer match against Brazil, in Barcelona, Spain. Italy, who beat Brazil 3-2 in a classic match, went on to win the tournament with Rossi scoring six goals. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/File)
FILE - In this July 11, 1982 file photo, Italian players celebrate after defeating West Germany 3-1 in the World Cup soccer final in Madrid, Spain. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/File)
WORLD CUP: Rossi explodes into life as Italy wins 3rd title
FILE - In this July 11, 1982 file photo, Italian players celebrate after defeating West Germany 3-1 in the World Cup soccer final in Madrid, Spain. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/File)
Joao Mario spent the second half of this season at West Ham after finding his playing time limited in Italy (AFP Photo/Francisco LEONG)
Joao Mario spent the second half of this season at West Ham after finding his playing time limited in Italy
Joao Mario spent the second half of this season at West Ham after finding his playing time limited in Italy (AFP Photo/Francisco LEONG)
Joao Mario spent the second half of this season at West Ham after finding his playing time limited in Italy
Joao Mario spent the second half of this season at West Ham after finding his playing time limited in Italy
Joao Mario spent the second half of this season at West Ham after finding his playing time limited in Italy
The France manager backed his goalkeeper to bounce back after errors against Italy and USA in recent friendlies
Deschamps defends France goalkeeper Lloris after errors
The France manager backed his goalkeeper to bounce back after errors against Italy and USA in recent friendlies
FILE - in this July 8, 1990 file photo, Germany's soccer captain Lothar Matthaus kisses the World Cup trophy after his team beat Argentina in the final 1-0 in the Olympic Stadium, in Rome, Italy. Coach Franz Beckenbauer, in dark jacket, stands behind Matthaus. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Carlo Fumagalli, file)
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FILE - in this July 8, 1990 file photo, Germany's soccer captain Lothar Matthaus kisses the World Cup trophy after his team beat Argentina in the final 1-0 in the Olympic Stadium, in Rome, Italy. Coach Franz Beckenbauer, in dark jacket, stands behind Matthaus. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Carlo Fumagalli, file)
Paul Pogba had said he feels unfairly judged after he was jeered by French fans during a 3-1 victory over Italy (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
Paul Pogba had said he feels unfairly judged after he was jeered by French fans during a 3-1 victory over Italy
Paul Pogba had said he feels unfairly judged after he was jeered by French fans during a 3-1 victory over Italy (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)
Paul Pogba had said he feels unfairly judged after he was jeered by French fans during a 3-1 victory over Italy
Paul Pogba had said he feels unfairly judged after he was jeered by French fans during a 3-1 victory over Italy
Paul Pogba had said he feels unfairly judged after he was jeered by French fans during a 3-1 victory over Italy
In this photo taken on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin kicks the ball during a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Genoa, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Goalkeeper Mattia Perin has transferred to Juventus as a replacement for departed captain Gianluigi Buffon. Juventus announced the move Friday, saying it will pay Genoa a 12 million euro ($14 million) transfer fee plus another 3 million euros in eventual bonuses. The 25-year-old Perin has spent most of his career at Genoa besides a couple loan spells and is also a member of Italy's national team. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Perin transfers to Juventus to replace departed Buffon
In this photo taken on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin kicks the ball during a Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Genoa, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Goalkeeper Mattia Perin has transferred to Juventus as a replacement for departed captain Gianluigi Buffon. Juventus announced the move Friday, saying it will pay Genoa a 12 million euro ($14 million) transfer fee plus another 3 million euros in eventual bonuses. The 25-year-old Perin has spent most of his career at Genoa besides a couple loan spells and is also a member of Italy's national team. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
With Gianluigi Buffon's having left the club at the end of the season, Juve have swooped for the Genoa and Italy goalkeeper
Juventus complete €12m swoop for Genoa's Perin
With Gianluigi Buffon's having left the club at the end of the season, Juve have swooped for the Genoa and Italy goalkeeper
Mattia Perin is an Italy international but his career has been disrupted by knee injuries (AFP Photo/MIGUEL MEDINA)
Mattia Perin is an Italy international but his career has been disrupted by knee injuries
Mattia Perin is an Italy international but his career has been disrupted by knee injuries (AFP Photo/MIGUEL MEDINA)
Mattia Perin is an Italy international but his career has been disrupted by knee injuries
Mattia Perin is an Italy international but his career has been disrupted by knee injuries
Mattia Perin is an Italy international but his career has been disrupted by knee injuries
Dutch forward Memphis Depay (L) vies with Italian midfielder Bryan Cristante (R) during the international friendly football match between Italy and the Netherlands (AFP Photo/MIGUEL MEDINA)
Dutch forward Memphis Depay (L) vies with Italian midfielder Bryan Cristante (R) during the international friendly football match between Italy and the Netherlands
Dutch forward Memphis Depay (L) vies with Italian midfielder Bryan Cristante (R) during the international friendly football match between Italy and the Netherlands (AFP Photo/MIGUEL MEDINA)
Dutch forward Memphis Depay (L) vies with Italian midfielder Bryan Cristante (R) during the international friendly football match between Italy and the Netherlands
Dutch forward Memphis Depay (L) vies with Italian midfielder Bryan Cristante (R) during the international friendly football match between Italy and the Netherlands
Dutch forward Memphis Depay (L) vies with Italian midfielder Bryan Cristante (R) during the international friendly football match between Italy and the Netherlands
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An impressive season on loan in Italy has convinced the Serie A winners to sign the Brazil winger on a permanent basis
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A combination picture shows ski club teachers playing soccer in the snow wearing ski boots (top), and details of ski boots, snow and a football, in Sestriere, Italy, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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A combination picture shows ski club teachers playing soccer in the snow wearing ski boots (top), and details of ski boots, snow and a football, in Sestriere, Italy, May 14, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini
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Germany's national football defender Jonas Hector attends a press conference in the media centre of the Rungghof training centre on June 7, 2018 in Eppan, northern Italy, ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. (AFP Photo/Christof STACHE)
Germany's national football defender Jonas Hector attends a press conference in the media centre of the Rungghof training centre on June 7, 2018 in Eppan, northern Italy, ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia
Germany's national football defender Jonas Hector attends a press conference in the media centre of the Rungghof training centre on June 7, 2018 in Eppan, northern Italy, ahead of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. (AFP Photo/Christof STACHE)
FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi, right, kicks the ball during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Juventus at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Mario Goetze, Leroy Sane and Mauro Icardi have each achieved plenty in their careers but they won't be achieving anything at the upcoming World Cup as they belong to a group of elite players left off otheir national team squads. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, files)
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FILE - In this April 28, 2018 file photo, Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi, right, kicks the ball during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Juventus at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. Mario Goetze, Leroy Sane and Mauro Icardi have each achieved plenty in their careers but they won't be achieving anything at the upcoming World Cup as they belong to a group of elite players left off otheir national team squads. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, files)
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German referee Deniz Aytekin checks out the VAR system ahead of the friendly between England and Italy at Wembley in March (AFP Photo/Glyn KIRK )
German referee Deniz Aytekin checks out the VAR system ahead of the friendly between England and Italy at Wembley in March
German referee Deniz Aytekin checks out the VAR system ahead of the friendly between England and Italy at Wembley in March (AFP Photo/Glyn KIRK )
Deniz Aytekin watches images of an Italy penalty appeal on a screen by the pitch during their recent friendly against England (AFP Photo/Ian KINGTON)
Deniz Aytekin watches images of an Italy penalty appeal on a screen by the pitch during their recent friendly against England
Deniz Aytekin watches images of an Italy penalty appeal on a screen by the pitch during their recent friendly against England (AFP Photo/Ian KINGTON)
The Italy international had attracted the attention of two of Europe's biggest clubs, but he has opted to commit his future to San Siro
Juve and Liverpool target Romagnoli pens Milan contract extension
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Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Jerome Boateng during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Jerome Boateng during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Manuel Neuer during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Manuel Neuer during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Thomas Muller during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Thomas Muller during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Manuel Neuer during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Manuel Neuer during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Matthias Ginter during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Matthias Ginter during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Jerome Boateng during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Jerome Boateng during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Training
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Training - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Low during training REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Official Team Photo - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Niklas Sule and Jerome Boateng before the team photo REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Official Team Photo
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Official Team Photo - Eppan, Italy - June 5, 2018 Germany's Niklas Sule and Jerome Boateng before the team photo REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
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The former Milan youth, who is now entering the peak years of his career, has been compared to one of the greatest midfield minds in the game
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Italy coach Roberto Mancini gestures during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Netherlands score late to draw with Italy 1-1 in Turin
Italy coach Roberto Mancini gestures during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Andrea Belotti, left, shoots at the goal during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Netherlands score late to draw with Italy 1-1 in Turin
Italy's Andrea Belotti, left, shoots at the goal during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Davide Zappacosta and Netherlands' Georginio Wijnaldum vie for the ball during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Netherlands score late to draw with Italy 1-1 in Turin
Italy's Davide Zappacosta and Netherlands' Georginio Wijnaldum vie for the ball during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Italy goalkeeper Mattia Perin makes a save during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Netherlands score late to draw with Italy 1-1 in Turin
Italy goalkeeper Mattia Perin makes a save during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Simone Zaza celebrates with his teammate Lorenzo Insigne, right, after scoring his side's first goal during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Netherlands score late to draw with Italy 1-1 in Turin
Italy's Simone Zaza celebrates with his teammate Lorenzo Insigne, right, after scoring his side's first goal during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Andrea Belotti and Netherlands' Marten De Roon, left, vie for the ball during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Netherlands score late to draw with Italy 1-1 in Turin
Italy's Andrea Belotti and Netherlands' Marten De Roon, left, vie for the ball during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Italy head coach Roberto Mancini gestures during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Netherlands score late to draw with Italy 1-1 in Turin
Italy head coach Roberto Mancini gestures during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Simone Zaza scores his team's first goal during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
Netherlands score late to draw with Italy 1-1 in Turin
Italy's Simone Zaza scores his team's first goal during the friendly soccer match between Italy and The Netherlands at the Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy, Monday, June 4, 2018 (Alessandro Di Marco/ANSA via AP)
FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2006, file photo, France's Zinedine Zidane, left, looks on as Italy's Marco Materazzi lies injured, and Italy's Fabio Cannavaro reacts, during extra time in the World Cup final soccer match between Italy and France, at the Olympic Stadium, in Berlin. Zidane, television replays had shown, had head-butted Materazzi, and he was sent off. Italy won the ensuing penalty shootout. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Jasper Juinen, File)
WORLD CUP: Zinedine Zidane ends his career with a headbutt
FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2006, file photo, France's Zinedine Zidane, left, looks on as Italy's Marco Materazzi lies injured, and Italy's Fabio Cannavaro reacts, during extra time in the World Cup final soccer match between Italy and France, at the Olympic Stadium, in Berlin. Zidane, television replays had shown, had head-butted Materazzi, and he was sent off. Italy won the ensuing penalty shootout. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Jasper Juinen, File)
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany's Manuel Neuer during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany's Manuel Neuer during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany coach Joachim Loew during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany's Manuel Neuer during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement
Soccer Football - FIFA World Cup - Germany Squad Announcement - Eppan, Italy - June 4, 2018 Germany's Manuel Neuer during the press conference REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

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