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MLS club Los Angeles FC 'perfect for me,' believes former Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini
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MLS club Los Angeles FC 'perfect for me,' believes former Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini

Los Angeles FC have yet to win a major honour since joining MLS as an expansion team in 2018.

Giorgio Chiellini set for 'beautiful' end to Italy career at Wembley
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Giorgio Chiellini set for 'beautiful' end to Italy career at Wembley

Italy manager Roberto Mancini is likely to include a number of his Euro 2020 stars in the starting XI for a match he has said represents the "end of a cycle"

Giorgio Chiellini confirms he will leave Juventus at end of season
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Giorgio Chiellini confirms he will leave Juventus at end of season

Giorgio Chiellini is still not sure whether he will be retiring completely from football or not.

Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini to retire from the national team after facing Argentina
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Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini to retire from the national team after facing Argentina

Chiellini, who has formed a potent center-back pairing with Leonardo Bonucci during his career, is sixth on Italy's all-time list with 116 appearances.

Serie A: Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini tests positive for COVID-19
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Serie A: Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini tests positive for COVID-19

The defender had been in isolation at home after coming into contact with a positive case during the week, according to news reports, before being tested on Saturday.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Injured Giorgio Chiellini out of Italy's final decider
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Injured Giorgio Chiellini out of Italy's final decider

Chiellini's absence is a big blow heading into Friday's clash in Rome against the Swiss, who trail Group C leaders Italy on goal difference with two games remaining for both teams

Nations League: Roberto Mancini hoping Italy can continue unbeaten run until after 2022 World Cup
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Nations League: Roberto Mancini hoping Italy can continue unbeaten run until after 2022 World Cup

Wednesday's match at the San Siro will be the sternest test of Italy's 37-match run without defeat since they won Euro 2020 in the summer.

Euro 2020: From Kane vs Chiellini to Maguire vs Immobile, five key battles which could decide the final
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Euro 2020: From Kane vs Chiellini to Maguire vs Immobile, five key battles which could decide the final

The Euro 2020 final between Italy and England on Sunday at Wembley is widely expected to be a close match decided by fine margins.

Euro 2020: Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci, Italy's old guard aim to defy English 'youngsters'
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Euro 2020: Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci, Italy's old guard aim to defy English 'youngsters'

The Juventus centre-backs are the only survivors of Italy's 4-0 final loss to Spain in Euro 2012, and central to the side Roberto Mancini's reconstructed after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup campaign behind them.

Euro 2020: Midfield battle in focus as Spain, Italy take unbeaten runs into semi-finals
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Euro 2020: Midfield battle in focus as Spain, Italy take unbeaten runs into semi-finals

Spain are unbeaten in the last 13 games. Italy last lost a match in 2018.

Euro 2020: Girogio Chiellini says injury does not take shine off Italy's success
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Euro 2020: Girogio Chiellini says injury does not take shine off Italy's success

Chiellini pulled a flexor muscle in his left leg and will undergo exams on Thursday, a spokesperson for the federation confirmed

Euro 2020: Manuel Locatelli, Ciro Immobile fire Italy into last-16 with win over Switzerland
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Euro 2020: Manuel Locatelli, Ciro Immobile fire Italy into last-16 with win over Switzerland

Italy will advance as Group A winners if they avoid defeat against surprise Euro 2016 semi-finalists Wales at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday.

Euro 2020: Giorgio Chiellini 'really wanted to make things right' after Italy's 2018 debacle
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Euro 2020: Giorgio Chiellini 'really wanted to make things right' after Italy's 2018 debacle

While he has made more than 100 appearances and been involved in more victories than defeats, Giorgio Chiellini’s Italy career has been marked mostly by disappointment when it counts most.

Champions League preview: Juventus gear up for must-win match against Porto; Dortmund face Sevilla
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Champions League preview: Juventus gear up for must-win match against Porto; Dortmund face Sevilla

Borussia Dortmund concerns over star striker Erling Haaland possibly missing Sevilla’s visit were eased on Monday when the Norwegian could take a full part in training.

Champions League: Andrea Pirlo's Juventus slammed as 'clueless and devoid of ideas' after Porto defeat
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Champions League: Andrea Pirlo's Juventus slammed as 'clueless and devoid of ideas' after Porto defeat

Corriere Dello Sport branded the defeat as Juventus' "worst match of the season". The Italian newspaper blasted the Turin side as "distracted and superficial" while describing star striker Cristiano Ronaldo as "a ghost".

Italian Super Cup: Clash of moods as Andrea Pirlo seeks first Juventus trophy against Gennaro Gattuso's Napoli
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Italian Super Cup: Clash of moods as Andrea Pirlo seeks first Juventus trophy against Gennaro Gattuso's Napoli

It will be the fourth Super Cup meeting between Juventus and Napoli. The southerners won in 1990 and 2014 and lost in 2012.

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini 'admires' Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for biting him at 2014 World Cup
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Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini 'admires' Uruguay striker Luis Suarez for biting him at 2014 World Cup

Suarez, who escaped punishment during the game, was later banned for four months plus nine internationals — but Chiellini said he bore no grudge towards him.

Serie A: Giorgio Chiellini goes from Juventus captain to chief negotiator in figuring salary cuts
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Serie A: Giorgio Chiellini goes from Juventus captain to chief negotiator in figuring salary cuts

Chiellini, who has a master's degree in business administration, was the main go-between for players and management when the squad agreed to forgo 90 million euros in wages to help the club

Serie A: Inter Milan reclaim top spot after beating 10-man Udinese; Juventus held to goalless draw by Fiorentina
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Serie A: Inter Milan reclaim top spot after beating 10-man Udinese; Juventus held to goalless draw by Fiorentina

Inter Milan reclaimed top spot in Serie A after a win over 10-man Udinese as Juventus lost three players to injury in a painful goalless draw at Fiorentina.

Euro 2020 qualifiers: Matthijs de Ligt leading generation of gilded Dutch youth against fierce rivals Germany
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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Matthijs de Ligt leading generation of gilded Dutch youth against fierce rivals Germany

For Matthijs de Ligt and the new generation of young Dutch talent, Friday's Euro 2020 qualifier against fierce rivals Germany is the latest chance to prove they are ready for a return to the big time.