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Latin American Herald Tribune - Stymied by Sweden, Italy to Miss World Cup for 1st Time in 60 Years

Stymied by Sweden, Italy to Miss World Cup for 1st Time in 60 Years MILAN, Italy � Sweden held Italy scoreless on Monday to win their 2018 World Cup qualifying tie 1-0 on aggregate, a result that will leave the Azzurri out of the global competition for the first time since...

Sad farewell for Italy legend Buffon

Fatefully, Buffon's long adventure with the national side finished as it had started -- at a World Cup playoff. MILAN: It was a tearful farewell for Italy legend Gianluigi Buffon, who had dreamed of bowing out with another record in a stellar career — a sixth World Cup finals ...

'This is the Apocalypse!' - Italian media reacts to World Cup shock

Italian media reacts to Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup. (SBS) Italy's shock failure to qualify for the World Cup after a 0-0 draw with Sweden at the San Siro has prompted local media to label the disappointment as 'the Apocalypse' and call for a revolution in Itali...

'This is the Apocalypse, time for a revolution!' - Italian media reacts to Sweden shock

Italian media reacts to Italy's failure to qualify for the World Cup. (SBS) Italy's shock failure to qualify for the World Cup after a 0-0 draw with Sweden at the San Siro has prompted local media to label the disappointment as 'the Apocalypse' and call for a revolution in Itali...

Reaction to Italy's failure to qualify for World Cup

AP Published 7:20 p.m. ET Nov. 13, 2017 Italian players react to their elimination at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sw...

Italy keeper Buffon ends international career after defeat

Italy’s Gianluigi Buffon looks dejected after his team failed to qualify for the World Cup. ― Reuters picMILAN, Nov 14 ― Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon confirmed yesterday he was ending ...

'Apocalypse' - Italian press react to World Cup failure

Italy's leading sports daily newspaper hailed the arrival of the "apocalypse" after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958. After losing the first leg ...

Italy keeper Buffon ends international career

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon confirmed Monday he was ending his international career after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. Buffon, 39, ...

Buffon ends international career

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon confirmed on Monday he was ending his international career after the four-time champions failed to reach the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. Buffon, 3...

Giampiero Ventura resigns as Italy manager after Azzurri fail to qualify for World Cup

Giampiero Ventura has resigned as Italy manager after his side failed to qualify for next summer’s World Cup. The Azzurri were beaten to the penultimate spot at Russia 2018 by Sweden after los...

Emotional Buffon confirms international retirement

Gianluigi Buffon fought back tears as he confirmed his retirement from international football after Italy's shock failure to qualify for Russia 2018. The Azzurri missed out on a place at the Wor...

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