Mario Balotelli has had his driving licence confiscated after being caught speeding, Italian news agency ANSA has reported.
Balotelli, 25, has been spending time at his family home in Brescia since completing his season-long return to AC Milan on loan from Liverpool for a season.
The news, originally broken by local paper Il Giornale di Brescia, said he had been caught exceeding the limit by a speed camera...
Italy boss Antonio Conte called for more respect for Andrea Pirlo despite the decision to leave him on the bench in a 1-0 win over Bulgaria.
Pirlo, who plays for Major League Soccer's New York City FC, struggled in the Azzurri's previous game, a 1-0 win against Malta.
The two wins have Italy atop Group H -- the toughest in qualifying according to Conte -- and a total of 18 points from eight games.
"What really disappoints me is the lack of respect from some towards an immense player [Pirlo]....
Daniele De Rossi scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot as Italy beat Bulgaria on Sunday night in Palermo to take over top spot in Group H.
De Rossi struck in the sixth minute after Veselin Minev fouled Antonio Candreva inside the area. The veteran Italian midfielder later earned himself a red card 10 minutes after the restart for retaliating after a bad tackle by Ilijan Micanski, who was also sent off.
Bulgaria had chances to equalise but neither side found the net the rest of the...