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Chiellini gestures towards Real Madrid: How much have you paid the referees?

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018 by Marca.com95 hits

Juventus centre-back Giorgio Chiellini was outraged at the performance of the referee Michael Oliver during their Champions League quarter-final second leg against Real Madrid as Los Blancos were awarded a controversial last-minute penalty. Cristiano Ronaldo's late penalty means that the Italians will not reach the quarter-finals of the competition and Chiellini even accused the Spanish side ...Full Story »

Luis Suarez's 10-game ban for biting was over the top, says Giorgio Chiellini

Posted Wednesday, April 04, 2018 by squawka.com144 hits

Giorgio Chiellini insists he has forgiven Luis Suarez for his infamous bite at the 2014 World Cup, suggesting the striker's resulting four-month ban was too harsh a punishment. Suarez has made 188 appearances for Barcelona since 2014-15 but missed the start of his first season at Camp Nou following the incident in Brazil. The Uruguayan bit the shoulder of Italy defender Chiellini during a gr...Full Story »

Juventus veteran Chiellini: Real Madrid clash bigger than simple revenge

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by tribalfootball.com99 hits

Juventus veteran Giorgio Chiellini says revenge isn't on their mind facing Real Madrid in their Champions League quarterfinal. The tie is a repeat of last season's Cardiff final won by Real. "No revenge, we have positive and negative memories against everyone," Chiellini shrugged. "If you want to get to the Champions League you have to play the big clubs, we also have good memories, Cardiff...Full Story »

Harry Kane ready to get even with Giorgio Chiellini

Posted Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by Express.co.uk101 hits

Tottenham star Harry Kane is ready for a huge battle HARRY KANE comes face to face once again with the defender he describes as his fiercest nemesis. Only this time, he is ready for him. The battle between Kane and Italian stalwart Giorgio Chiellini is a vignette of this Champions League clash as a whole; Mauricio Pochettino's 'do or die' wannabes against the cynical, hard-to-break Juventus wh...Full Story »

Juventus veteran Giorgio Chiellini: Guardiola ruined generation of defenders

Posted Friday, November 10, 2017 by tribalfootball.com110 hits

Juventus veteran Giorgio Chiellini has rapped Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola for killing the art of defending. Chiellini believes Guardiola's system has wrecked the careers of a generation of defenders. He explained: "Guardiolism has ruined a generation of defenders, now everyone is looking to play long, to start the play, in the centres and no Italian defender 'feels' his opponent as be...Full Story »

Chiellini: Dybala is not worth as much as Neymar

Posted Monday, July 24, 2017 by Marca.com99 hits

All of the talk at Barcelona appears to be about Neymar's impending move, and with Paulo Dybala being mooted as his replacement, club colleague Giorgio Chiellini noted that the Brazilian was worth much more. In the mixed zone after the match between the Catalans and Juventus, the centre-back was asked if Dybala was the right man to replace Neymar. "Today, no, with all the respect and esteem ...Full Story »

Juventus vs Monaco - Chiellini rates Higuain as one of the best

Posted Tuesday, May 09, 2017 by PA110 hits

Juventus boast in Gonzalo Higuain one of the top three number nines in world football, according to the striker's team-mate Giorgio Chiellini. The Argentinian's two goals in Juventus' 2-0 win in Monaco last week mean the Italians head into the second leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday in control of the tie. Much of the talk in the build-up to the first leg had focused on Monac...Full Story »

Chiellini talks up ‘BBC’ partnership

Posted Saturday, January 21, 2017 by Foxsports.com43 hits

Giorgio Chiellini believes the partnership with Andrea Barzagli and Leonardo Bonucci for Juventus and Italy is the best defensive trio in the world. Known as the 'BBC', the experienced defenders have developed a relationship on and off the field, which has led Juventus to total domantion of Italian football with five consecutive league titles. And, while Chielleni admits they aren't the best d...Full Story »

Israel 1 - 3 Italy: Italy battle past Israel but lose Giorgio Chiellini to red card

Posted Monday, September 05, 2016 by PA80 hits

Ten-man Italy claimed a hard-fought win in Israel in their opening World Cup qualifier - but the three points came at a cost. Graziano Pelle's goal and Antonio Candreva's penalty had Giampiero Ventura's visitors two up after half an hour of the Group G clash and, even after conceding before the break and then having Giorgio Chiellini harshly sent off shortly after it, they never looked like l...Full Story »

Barzagli, Bonucci and Chiellini - the latest Italy wall looking to deny Germany

Posted Friday, July 01, 2016 by fourfourtwo.com113 hits

It is almost 10 years to the day that Germany failed to break down the 'Berlin Wall'. That was the nickname given to Fabio Cannavaro following his influential role in Italy winning the 2006 World Cup, and, in particular, his 'thou shalt not pass' display against the host nation in the semi-final. The Azzurri captain was the defensive rock on which Marcello Lippi built his side. Fast forwar...Full Story »

Chiellini: The fun starts now

Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by Marca.com72 hits

Having scored the opener during Italy's 2-0 victory over Spain on Monday, Giorgio Chiellini has now claimed that Antonio Conte's men cannot wait to confront Germany in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. The Azzurri produced an expert performance against La Roja at the Stade de France, and the Juventus defender has admitted that Italy were happy to gain revenge over Vicente Del Bosque's men, esp...Full Story »

Ekdal: Italy's Chiellini can be a swine on the pitch

Posted Thursday, June 16, 2016 by Goal.com90 hits

The former Juventus and Seina midfielder has warned his national team-mates over the Azzurri captain's behaviour on the pitch, while praising Gianluigi Buffon. Sweden international Albin Ekdal has fond memories of his time alongside Giorgio Chiellini at Juventus, but has warned the defender can be "a swine" on the pitch ahead of his country's euro 2016 encounter with Italy. Ekdal joined Juve...Full Story »

Chiellini ready to 'hug' Suarez

Posted Tuesday, June 02, 2015 by Foxsports.com54 hits

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini says he has "no problem" with Luis Suarez and will shake his hand ahead of the Champions League final. It will be the first time the two players have met since the biting incident at last year's World Cup. Suarez was banned for four months after biting Chiellini on the shoulder during Uruguay's final group match against Italy last June. But Chiellini in...Full Story »

Giorgio Chiellini bears 'no Luis Suarez grudge' ahead of Juventus v Barcelona Champions League final

Posted Thursday, May 21, 2015 by skysports.com106 hits

Luis Suarez: Bit Giorgio Chiellini during World Cup Giorgio Chiellini insists he bears no grudge towards Luis Suarez ahead of the pair's eagerly-awaited reunion in the Champions League final next month. Juventus take on Barcelona on June 6 in a showpiece fixture that will see the pair meet for the first time since Suarez bit the Italy defender while playing for Uruguay at last summer's World C...Full Story »

Chiellini: I don't have any problem with Suarez

Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by Marca.com153 hits

Giorgio Chiellini has revealed his strategy for dealing with Barca's attacking trio and insisted that the battle to contain Luis Suarez will be nothing personal in reference to their run-in at the World Cup. Juventus's international centre-back, who will wear the captain's armband in the likely event of Gianluigi Buffon being left on the bench for the Italian Cup final against Lazio, took a l...Full Story »

Chiellini has no problems with Balotelli

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2014 by Foxsports.com139 hits

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini insists that he and the rest of his Italy team-mates have no problem with Mario Balotelli returning to the Azzurri squad. Antonio Conte called up the misfiring Liverpool striker for the first time since he replaced Cesare Prandelli as Italy coach this summer. Balotelli, who has yet to score in the Barclays Premier League for Liverpool since moving to Anfie...Full Story »

Juventus vs AS Roma preview - Chiellini: We are over loss

Posted Sunday, October 05, 2014 by PA40 hits

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini has warned Sunday's rivals Roma that he and his team-mates have already put their Champions League midweek loss at Atletico Madrid behind them. The Italian champions fell 1-0 in Madrid on Wednesday to concede their first defeat of the campaign. "I think our strength is always to evaluate the positives and negatives from a game in order to face our next encou...Full Story »

Chiellini accepts Suárez's apology

Posted Tuesday, July 01, 2014 by Marca.com122 hits

Italy's Giorgio Chiellini has accepted Luis Suárez's apology for biting him during a World Cup game and asked FIFA to reduce the Uruguayan's suspension. "It's all forgotten. I hope FIFA will reduce your suspension," Chiellini tweeted to Suárez after the Liverpool striker expressed his regret. Suárez also used the social network to apologise to the Italian defender and the "ent...Full Story »

Liverpool's Luis Suarez finally apologises for biting Chiellini but is he leaving Anfield?

Posted Tuesday, July 01, 2014 by Dailystar.co.uk267 hits

LUIS SUAREZ has finally apologised for biting Giorgio Chiellini - setting in motion a possible move to Barcelona. APOLOGY: Suarez finally issued an apology after the biting incident The Uruguay striker's humiliating climbdown is believed to have been demanded by the Spanish side before they were prepared to sign him this summer. Suarez had initially refused to take the rap for a bite on the I...Full Story »

Luis Suarez Apologizes For Biting Italian Player Giorgio Chiellini

Posted Tuesday, July 01, 2014 by YAHOO Sport46 hits

Uruguayan striker Luiz Suarez took to Twitter today to release an updated apology regarding the incident in the second half of Uruguay's World Cup match versus Italy, when he bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini. Here's the full statement (via Twitter): After several days of being home with my family, I have had the opportunity to regain my calm and reflect about the reality of what occurre...Full Story »

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