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Italy vs Portugal: Lorenzo Insigne in spotlight as Azzurri look to bury World Cup demons in San Siro
A year on and the versatile 27-year-old has become an integral part of the new Italy side being built by coach Roberto Mancini, which is fighting for a place in the Nation's League semi-finals.
Italy's anti-doping prosecutor was seeking a one-year ban but Giuseppe Rossi was given only a reprimand following Monday's hearing.
Nice striker Balotelli came under fire for his performance in their Nations League opener against Poland on Friday, where the Azzurri were held 1-1.
Buffon has remained rooted in his native Italy through almost 900 club games for Parma and then Juventus and a European record 176 caps for Italy.
Buffon, who played a record 176 times for Italy, has an option to extend his stay at the Parc des Princes for a further season.
Inzaghi played for Juventus and AC Milan with whom he won two Serie A titles as well as the Champions League in 2003 and 2007.
New Italy coach Roberto Mancini's first three games in charge have resulted in a 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia, 3-1 defeat by France, and 1-1 draw against the Dutch.
Dino Zoff experienced almost everything a footballer can think of, including holding aloft the most coveted trophy as Italy captain in 1982.
Iceland will bring a little bit of missing team Italy to the World Cup in Russia as they compete in their first finals wearing a kit supplied by Italian sportswear firm Errea.
Mancini opted for a 4-3-3 formation with Gianluigi Donnarumma in goal and Sassuolo winger Matteo Politano handed his full debut.
Mancini has called up Balotelli for three upcoming friendlies after the striker was sidelined by Italy by behavioural problems.
Gianluigi Buffon captained Juventus to a seventh straight Serie A title and fourth consecutive Italian Cup triumph this season.
Mancini reached the semi-finals of Euro 1988, and was in the squad that finished third in the 1990 World Cup on home soil.
Allegri received 19 votes, eight more than Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini and 12 more than Napoli's Maurizio Sarri.
Banega ensured Argentina weren't derailed by Messi's absence as the World Cup contenders clinched a 2-0 win over Italy.