World Cup 2014 - Italy

Italy are the defending World Champions having beaten France in the final four years ago and they head to South Africa with every chance of retaining their crown as they look to have a strong squad. The Italians are one of the most successful teams in World cup football with four titles to their name and are a proud footballing nation who expect their team to perform well at every tournament.

The Italians are once again Coached by their World Cup winning Manager Marcelo Lippi and the bookies believe they go into the world Cup with every chance despite not quite being at the top of the World Cup Betting.

The Italians are full of classy and experienced players including the likes of Gianluigi Buffon, Andrea Pirlo, Alberto Aquilani and Fabio Cannavaro to name just a few. They will base their side on an excellent back bone and being organised as they did in 2006 and if they get it right then they will be difficult to beat once again.