Calcio Italia (Italy Soccer)
Browse below our collection of photos of Italian Soccer (Calcio Italia). We have photos of fans and the best players and teams in all of Italy.   This includes photos of the 2006 World Cup Championship Italy team that consisted of the following players that have been immortalized since their championship win: Gianluigi Buffon, Cristian Zaccardo, Fabio Grosso, Daniele De Rossi, Fabio Cannavaro (...
Famous Italian Quotes
Insightful and ingenious quotes have originated in Italy for centuries. Below is a list of some of our favorite Italian quotations. We are always looking to add more quotes to this page, so if you would like to share a famous Italian quote with us, please use our Contact Us form. “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci - Italian draftsman, Painter, Sculptor, Archit...
Roma (Rome), Italy
Browse below our collection of photos from around Roma, Italia (Rome, Italy). We have photos of the Coliseum, Saint Peter's Basilica, the Campidoglio, the Roman Forum, the Vatican, Trastevere, the Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Piazza del Popolo, and many more sights from around The Eternal City. Rome (English pronunciation: /roʊm/; Italian: Roma, pronounced [ˈroːma]; Latin: Roma) is the capi...
Italian Culture
Browse below our collection of photos of scenes from Italian life and culture. We have photos of Italian landscapes, cafes, piazzas, palazzos, parks, rivers, mountains, forests, islands, beaches, celebrities, architecture, and more pictures from around Italy. The vast majority of our photos come from fan submissions, so if you have photos you would like to share, please let us know by sending us...
Italian Food Photos
Browse below our collection of photos of Italian cuisine and gastronomy. We have photos of Italian pizza, pasta, panini, meats, cheeses, wines, delicious Italian platters, and many more pictures related to food in Italy. If you would like to view more fan pictures of Italy, or would like to post some pictures of your own, make sure to visit our Italy Photo Gallery. The vast majority of our photo...

Italy: The 11th Best Team in the World

Posted By: Italy Wordcup Blog on July 14, 2010 in Beyond, Italy, World Cup, World Cup 2010 - Comments: No Comments »

According to FIFA: They have us ranked 11th, Spain 1st, and France a whopping fall to 21st. And yet Egypt are 9th and didn’t even qualify for the World Cup.

These rankings really don’t count for much except seedings, and they’re highly controversial, but it’s about what we deserve.

On (Read more...)

Public Service Announcement: Club Football Covered by TheOffside

Posted By: Italy Wordcup Blog on July 13, 2010 in Beyond, Italy, World Cup, World Cup 2010 - Comments: No Comments »

The World Cup is over and the club season is just around the corner. Where to get your club news from?

TheOffside. It’s our sister site here, and covers club football the same way we here cover international football. For the record, this blog isn’t going anywhere and Paul (Read more...)

FIFA Hand Gli Azzurri a Little Dose of Humility

Or is it merely reality? Rankings were released today for all the teams that were in the World Cup, and here they are:

1 Spain, 2 Netherlands, 3 Germany, 4 Uruguay, 5 Argentina, 6 Brazil,7 Ghana, 8 Paraguay

9 Japan, 10 Chile, 11 Portugal, 12 United States, 13 England,  (Read more...)

So, That’s It?

Posted By: Italy Wordcup Blog on July 11, 2010 in Beyond, Italy, World Cup, World Cup 2010 - Comments: No Comments »

It’s finally over. The alleged football tournament known as the FIFA World Cup 2010 has ended, with Spain as winners. Somehow, it just didn’t feel… right. It was pretty underwhelming, and not just because we were terrible.

I don’t want this to come across as a knee jerk reaction to (Read more...)

World Cup Wrap Up: Brackets and 10 Things to Take Away

Posted By: Italy Wordcup Blog on July 8, 2010 in Beyond, Italy, Lippi, Prandelli, World Cup, World Cup 2010 - Comments: No Comments »

The World Cup is just about over. Come Sunday, we’ll have seen the last game of the 2010 tournament, one that was pretty forgettable for azzurri fans.

As a summary, here’s 10 things to take away from our world cup experience- some humorous, most serious, but all at least somewhat (Read more...)

PotD: Departure and Arrival, and a Few Other Thoughts

Posted By: Italy Wordcup Blog on July 3, 2010 in Beyond, Italy, World Cup, World Cup 2010 - Comments: No Comments »

The World Cup is nearly over (only 3 games left… and how bout them Germans?), and normal posting will resume very shortly.

Until then, two pictures. One to remind us of our past:

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And for all the bad that occured in the past two years, he gave us a World (Read more...)

Prandelli Unveiled

Posted By: Italy Wordcup Blog on July 1, 2010 in Beyond, Buffon, Italy, Prandelli, World Cup, World Cup 2010 - Comments: No Comments »

Cesare Prandelli has had his first press conference as Azzurri coach today, making it really and truly official: The Lippi days are over.

From Football Italia:

Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has explained what he wants from his prospective players at his official unveiling in Rome.

The former Fiorentina tactician (Read more...)

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