Italy will play World Cup qualifiers Saudi Arabia in a friendly in St. Gallen, Switzerland, on May 28, the federation announced on Thursday.
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Verratti was linked with a move from PSG to Barcelona last summer, but the 25-year-old stayed in France and has helped his side win the title.
The United States will face Italy in a friendly in November in a matchup of teams that surprisingly failed to qualify for the World Cup.
Pirlo has been working as a pundit but is considering a move into coaching and told La Gazzetta dello Sport he already has several offers.
Ranieri, who guided Leicester City to the Premier League title and took over at Nantes last summer, reported to be a strong contender for Italy job.
Mario Balotelli admits he was disappointed not to be called into the latest Italy squad, but he says he is now mature enough to respond appropriately.
Jamie Vardy criticised the way VAR has been implemented, after England were denied victory in their friendly against Italy.
Germany will stay top of the new FIFA World Ranking, despite losing 1-0 to second-placed Brazil on Tuesday night.
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The 87th-minute penalty was awarded after referee Deniz Aytekin consulted VAR, with Lorenzo Insigne converting.
James Tarkowski was disappointed after VAR ruled he fouled Federico Chiesa in the penalty area in the closing stages of England's draw with Italy.
VAR made an appearance as Italy held England to a 1-1 draw in the final friendly before Gareth Southgate names his provisional World Cup squad.
Former Chelsea star says England "a footballing nation which is booming" while Italian game has regressed.
Italy stalwart Leonardo Bonucci has warned his young teammates that the Azzurri's renaissance will not happen overnight.
Italian Football Federation vice-commissioner Alessandro Costacurta said the decision on Italy's next permanent coach will be revealed on May 20.
Italy's national team paid their respects to Davide Astori in touching fashion before Friday's friendly against Argentina.
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Italy manager Luigi Di Biagio says his rebuilding side earned valuable experience in their 2-0 loss to Argentina in Manchester on Friday.
Minus Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero, Argentina struggled at times but defeated Italy 2-0, in a match of football powers going in opposite directions.
Lionel Messi watched from the stands as Argentina began their World Cup build-up with a lacklustre 2-0 win over Italy at the Etihad Stadium.
Gianluigi Buffon said Italy was a "funny country" that "enjoy controversy" after criticism of his selection for two friendlies with the national team.
The Milan prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into the sale of AC Milan from Silvio Berlusconi's Fininvest company to Li Yonghong.