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EURO 2012 – Spain 4-0 Italy – Just Too Much, Too Much Red…

All hail the TRIPLETE Champions. The first nation to ever win Euro-World Cup-Euro consecutively, Spain were simply too much for Italy this evening. The match had already turned into a very difficult affair in the first half, with the Azzurri down by two goals and the injury to Giorgio CHIELLINI; it literally became mission impossible …

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EURO 2012 – Germany 1-2 Italy – Super SUPER Mario!! ItalJuve Qualify for Tournament FINAL!!

It came at last! Super Mario Balotelli’s night!! The troublesome kid with the dark skin finally put his stamp (make that TWO stamps!) on the Azzurri, a storming performance mixing with the perfect one Italy had in Donetsk this evening, one which sends Prandelli & Co. straight to Kiev to contend the final with defending …

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EURO 2012 – England 0(2)-0(4) Italy – Inspired by PIRLO’s Genius! ItalJuve Through to SEMI-FINALS!!!

They did it!!! After 120 minutes of an exciting, dominated, tense encounter, culminating in the dreaded penalty shootout, Italy have beaten England and qualified for the Euro 2012 semifinal!! The Azzurri deserved it. They played better than their opponents, with more attacking verve and a more positive attitude. They dominated possession and created more chances …

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EURO 2012 – Italy 2-0 Ireland – Panting Through to the QUARTER-FINALS

Ultimately, they did it! After a long and tense 90-minute match in which the Azzurri continuously played with the perennial sword of underachievement dangling over their heads, Italy beat Ireland and won their ticket to the Euro quarterfinals. In the end, the maligned “biscotto” which was discussed (and dreaded) to such great extent in the …

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EURO 2012 – Italy 1-1 Croatia – PIRLO Strikes, Italian “Sufficiency” Strikes Harder

It’s the same old Italy all over again. As the Azzurri took on a physical Croatia in Poznan Thursday evening, we saw what, throughout the years, has now become a very common mantra among Italian national teams: that of wasted opportunity & untapped potential. Indeed, for as much as the 1-1 draw vs. Spain left …

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EURO 2012 – Spain 1-1 Italy – A Pretty Good Start for ITALJUVE!!

Wham, Bam, thank you ma’am! Euro 2012 truly kicked off Sunday evening! In an absolutely enthralling display of soccer, where the technical mystique of the Spaniards clashed with the exhaustively tactical mastery of the Azzurri, Spain vs. Italy gave rise to what has been the most enjoyable Euro 2012 encounter so far. Never mind the …

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ItalJuve Euro 2012 Profiles – Emanuele Giaccherini

With Euro 2012 rapidly approaching, we here at JuventiKnows are profiling the different Juventus players participating in the summer tournament. This year, seven of our Scudetto winners are going to Poland and Ukraine as part of Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side as the coach – himself a former midfielder for the Bianconeri – called up …

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ItalJuve Euro 2012 Profiles – Leonardo Bonucci

With Euro 2012 rapidly approaching, we here at JuventiKnows are profiling the different Juventus players participating in the summer tournament. This year, seven of our Scudetto winners are going to Poland and Ukraine as part of Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side as the coach – himself a former midfielder for the Bianconeri – called up …

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ItalJuve Euro 2012 Profiles – Andrea Barzagli

With Euro 2012 rapidly approaching, we here at JuventiKnows are profiling the different Juventus players participating in the summer tournament. This year, seven of our Scudetto winners are going to Poland and Ukraine as part of Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side as the coach – himself a former midfielder for the Bianconeri – called up …

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ItalJuve Euro 2012 Profiles – Claudio Marchisio

With Euro 2012 rapidly approaching, we here at JuventiKnows are profiling the different Juventus players participating in the summer tournament. This year, seven of our Scudetto winners are going to Poland and Ukraine as part of Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side as the coach – himself a former midfielder for the Bianconeri – called up …

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ItalJuve Euro 2012 Profiles – Andrea Pirlo

With Euro 2012 rapidly approaching, we here at JuventiKnows are profiling the different Juventus players participating in the summer tournament. This year, seven of our Scudetto winners are going to Poland and Ukraine as part of Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side as the coach – himself a former midfielder for the Bianconeri – called up …

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ItalJuve Euro 2012 Profiles – Giorgio Chiellini

With Euro 2012 rapidly approaching, we here at JuventiKnows are profiling the different Juventus players participating in the summer tournament. This year, seven of our Scudetto winners are going to Poland and Ukraine as part of Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side as the coach – himself a former midfielder for the Bianconeri – called up …

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ItalJuve Euro 2012 Profiles – Gianluigi Buffon

With Euro 2012 rapidly approaching, we here at JuventiKnows are profiling the different Juventus players participating in the summer tournament. This year, seven of our Scudetto winners are going to Poland and Ukraine as part of Cesare Prandelli’s Italian national side as the coach – himself a former midfielder for the Bianconeri – called up …

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