Euro 2020 is finally here, a year late due to covid-19, with Rome among the 11 host cities staging the 51 fixtures of the long-awaited European football championship. The rescheduled tournament kicks off in Rome's Stadio Olimpico, when Italy faces Turkey on Friday 11 June at 21.00. In line with coronavirus protocols, the stadium will host 25 per ce...

For a footballing nation as proud as Italy, their abject failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia might have sent managers running as far away from the top job as possible. Not for Roberto Mancini. He took one look at his country's infrastructure and saw a phoenix ready to burst from the ashes as he took the reins from the diastrous Gian...

On June 11, the old continent will be united thanks to the European Football Championship, the event that every four years brings the greatest emotions to sports fans. After sixty years from the beginning of the tournament, for the first time it will not be one or two nations to host the Championship, but eleven different countries. An important s...

When US national sport teams compete internationally, their uniforms mirror the colors of the flag: blue, red and white. So, why aren’t the Italians clad in white, red or green, but in azzurro? Good question! The answer is curious enough to deserve an article that will make the history lovers among our readers happy. Now, even if today all Italian...

Every now and then we read the news that some Italian soccer team is being bought by an American. Sometimes they are not Italian Americans, as in the Serie A alone, the owners of AC Milan or Spezia or Parma or Roma, whose previous owner was indeed an Italian American. As Italian American is Rocco Commisso, the owner of Fiorentina. In Serie B, where...

Fiorentina President Rocco Commisso renewed his attack on the media in Italy, insisting he received ‘an avalanche of support’ and blasting La Gazzetta dello Sport for using ‘insulting Italian-American stereotypes.’ His fiery press conference on Friday sparked a furious reaction from the media, as press unions released a joint statement condemning h...

American goalkeepers have plied their trade in Europe’s top leagues for decades. Fans are familiar with the likes of Brad Friedel, Kasey Keller, Tim Howard and Zack Steffen. But until recently, few knew that another American had been playing professionally in Italy for the past 17 years- Diego Moretti, captain of the U.S. Futsal National Team. The...

Sporting Kansas City received and rejected offers from two Serie A clubs for Gianluca Busio this winter, sources tell MLSsoccer.com. A number of European clubs from Italy, Germany and the Netherlands also reached out about Busio this offseason, the sources added. Ahead of the 2020 season, Sporting KC rejected a $4 million bid from Fiorentina, as fi...

Italy is ready to let fans back into stadiums in time for Rome hosting European Championship games. Other countries are yet to offer the same assurances. The pandemic-delayed tournament is being staged in 12 cities in as many countries, and UEFA told hosts to let them know by this week about its plans to let supporters into games. Italian Health...

In partnership with SS Campobasso and Studios, a North Sixth Group Company, Italian Football TV ("IFTV") today announced "Underdogs", a first-of-its kind original content series will debut on May 26th. The series will be promoted on IFTV social media platforms and will air on IFTV's YouTube channel at 9 PM EST on May 26th. "Underdogs" is sponsored...