The Calcio Parody: Juventus Players “Prepare” for Napoli Match

The Calcio Parody returns for the 4th episode of The Cult of Calcio feature (Yes, we can't believe we haven't been canceled yet either) as we tackle the weekend's chaotic fixture between Juventus and Napoli. Our exclusive audio footage for today comes from the Juventus locker-room at the Allianz stadium as the Bianconeri players prepare for their "match" against Napoli.
Here are the 10 top reasons why every football fan around the world should get himself a little taste of Serie A during the 2020-2021 season

The Top 10 Reasons To Follow The New Serie A Season

Fans of Italian football are thrilled to finally kick off the action on the pitch once again, as the new Serie A season is about to start in the next coming days. Although calcio fanatics don't really need any new excuse to follow their favorite league, here are the 10 top reasons why every football fan around the world should try to get himself a little taste of the Italian game.

Who Are The 37 Italy Players Called-up by Roberto Mancini?

Italy CT Mancini revealed the names of the 37 players called up for the national team's upcoming fixtures against Bosnia and the Netherlands on September 4 and 7 as part of the second version of UEFA's Nation League competition. With EURO 2021 set to take place next summer, the Nations League will present an opportunity for the coach to test different ideas.

Sassuolo Hold Juventus, Bianconeri Surrender Top Spot

Sassuolo’s first point ever at the Allianz Stadium has the face of 18-year-old goalkeeper Stefano Turati. His brilliant debut, which helped Roberto De Zerbi’s side to preserve a precious 2-2 tie against Juventus, reminded the one made by Gianluigi Buffon in 1995. Today at 41, Buffon was still playing, but a blunder of his forced the Bianconeri to surrended the Serie A top spot to Inter.

Goalkeeper Waltz Keeps Summer Transfer Market Hot

The role of goalkeeper has always been pretty much on the sideline of football news and stories, especially when it comes to the summer transfer market session. But since the last Champions League Final, and the World Cup in Russia 2018, it looks like things may be about to change, starting with the record transfer deal of Alisson Becker from Roma to Liverpool.

Serie A Transfer Market: What’s Happened So Far?

Juventus' signing of Cristiano Ronaldo will go down as the big hit of this summer's transfer market. But other Serie A clubs have not been sitting on their hands. Napoli secured the services of coach Carlo Ancelotti, and now dreams of bringing back Edinson Cavani. Inter stole some key players from their direct opponents, whereas Roma decided to bet on fresh forces.

Take-It-All Juventus Win Fourth Coppa Italia In a Row

Juventus and their coach Massimiliano Allegri are like the Asso Pigliatutto (Ace-take-it-all), the key point in a popular Italian card game, which enables its holder to capture all the cards on the floor. The dominant Bianconeri didn’t leave anything to their opponents this year either, as they wiped out Milan 4-0 last night in a one-sided Coppa Italia final, to conquer their fourth domestic cup in a row.

Assi di Coppe: Juventus’ Missed Miracle in Madrid

That hurts. Badly. Juventus’ match at Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid followed the script of a perfect movie, until its very ending – when direction passed in the hands of some sadistic horror movie regisseur. A penalty awarded in the 93rd minute saved Cristiano Ronaldo and his Blancos, after Juve had scored three goals, performing an incredible comeback, and putting the defending European Champions to the ropes.

Coach Di Biagio Chooses Continuity: Buffon In, Balo Out

The revolution can wait. For his first convocations as interim head coach of the Italian Nazionale, Luigi Di Biagio chose to walk a conservative path. Those who were hoping for a complete cleanup among the Azzurri ranks after their shameful failure to qualify for the upcoming World Cup might be disappointed – and yet, the pool of human resources available to Di Biagio didn’t leave much room for different choices.

Totti’s “Gufata” Fulfills: Juve Pick Real in UCL Draw!

“Gufare.” There is no better verb to express the sublime pleasure Italian football fans feel, when genuinely wishing the worst to their rivals. Former Roma legend Francesco Totti performed a top-class “gufata” yesterday during the Champions League quarterfinals draw, as he was caught by cameras wishing longtime rival Juventus to be paired with Real Madrid - which promptly happened a few seconds later.