Serie A considers investment of up to $1 billion from JPMorgan
Italy

Serie A considers investment of up to $1 billion from JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase is looking to invest up to $1 billion in Italy's Serie A. This is according to a report by Reuters on Friday. Sources with the outlet have confirmed that the financial company wants to fund the league's media business in the process. Teams in the Italian top flight have been informed of the […]

Italy

/ 3 days ago

Serie A considers investment of up to $1 billion from JPMorgan

JPMorgan Chase is looking to invest up to $1 billion in Italy's Serie A. This is according to a report by Reuters on Friday. Sources with the outlet have confirmed that the financial company wants to fund the league's media business in the process. Teams in the Italian top flight have been informed of the […]

Croatia

/ 5 days ago

Draw for UEFA Nations League semi-finals revealed

The UEFA Nations League semi-final matchups were announced on Wednesday. Netherlands have been drawn against Croatia in the first fixture, while Spain face Italy in the other semi-final game. Both matches will be played in June. The Nations League semis will not include a two-legged affair. Instead, the Netherlands and Spain are set to host […]

Chelsea

/ 24 days ago

Former Italian star striker Gianluca Vialli passes away

Former Sampdoria, Juventus, and Chelsea striker Gianluca Vialli has passed away at the age of 58. Doctors diagnosed the Italian with pancreatic cancer in 2017. Although Vialli claimed that he was well a year later, the cancer returned in 2021. Health issues forced the former striker to leave his role as delegation chief of the […]

Argentina

/ 151 days ago

Diego Maradona's shining moment with Argentina in Napoli

On July 3, 1990, defending World Cup champions Argentina played against hosts Italy in the semifinals of the FIFA World Cup. The two entered the 1990 World Cup among the favorites, and the fixture remains a part of soccer's lore. Yet, it was more than a semifinal. It shined a light upon the divided nation […]
Mark Leech

Italy

/ 168 days ago

How Rossi and Bearzot revolutionized Italy for the 1982 World Cup

The triumph of Paolo Rossi and Enzo Bearzot at the 1982 World Cup is underrated amongst the competition's lore. The late Italian manager Enzo Bearzot pioneered 'total football' from Ajax. He steered Italians away from the Catenaccio, or 'door-bolt,' defensive strategy. That tactic led to the emergence of Italian soccer during the 1960s. This defensive […]

AC Milan

/ 194 days ago

AC Milan's Bakayoko says Italy police stop could have ended badly

Rome (AFP) – AC Milan midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko said Wednesday that Italian police who pulled him from his car at gunpoint this month after mistaking him for a shooting suspect "clearly put our lives in danger". A video of the July 3 police stop that went viral earlier this month showed the French midfielder with […]
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Iceland

/ 200 days ago

Draw leaves Italy and Iceland on Euro 2022 knife edge

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Italy and Iceland will take their bid to reach the Euro 2022 quarter-finals down to the last group game after sharing a 1-1 draw on Thursday. Karolina Lea Vilhjalmsdottir put Iceland ahead in the third minute with a sliced finished after Sveindis Jane Jonsdottir's long throw into the penalty area […]
ByAFP

France

/ 204 days ago

France thrash Italy to start Euro 2022 in style

Rotherham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – France brushed off suggestions of dressing room disquiet to smash Italy 5-1 and launch their Euro 2022 campaign in style on Sunday. Grace Geyoro hit a first half hat-trick as Les Bleues were 5-0 up by the break in Rotherham with Marie-Antoinette Katoto and Delphine Cascarino also on target. France […]
ByAFP

England

/ 230 days ago

England trounced by Hungary in Nations League as Germany hammer Italy

Paris (AFP) – England suffered their heaviest home defeat in nearly 100 years on Tuesday as Gareth Southgate's side went down 4-0 to Hungary in the UEFA Nations League, while it was also a night to forget for Italy as they lost 5-2 in Germany. Not since a 5-1 defeat at the hands of Scotland's […]
ByAFP

Germany

/ 230 days ago

Brilliant Germany equal their biggest win over Italy

Berlin (AFP) – Germany equalled their biggest ever win over European champions Italy as Timo Werner scored twice in a thumping 5-2 Nations League victory on Tuesday. The result in Moenchengladbach matched the Germans' 5-2 triumph over the Azzurri at Berlin's Olympic Stadium back in 1939. An early goal by Joshua Kimmich and Ilkay Gundogan's […]
ByAFP
Marco Luzzani

Italy

/ 231 days ago

Italy using the UEFA Nations League as a chance for a restart

Italy entered the UEFA Nations League A Group 3 with a productive restart atop its group. Roberto Mancini honorably discharged several veterans after Italy's loss in the Finalissima to Argentina. In turn, Italy's manager created the opportunity for budding players. Players that, previously, may not receive an opportunity with the national side. Serie A possesses […]