International Game Time Thread: Italy vs. Brazil

Claudio Villa

A boring international break, you say? Well, maybe. But at least for one day we get to see to of the storied footballing nations play on the same field against one another. Hey, that sounds fun. Where can I find a stream since this isn't being broadcast on television here in the States?

/waits for all the various languages to become available/

Italy and Brazil. Eh, who cares if it doesn't mean anything in the grand scheme of things when comes to World Cup qualification, but it sure is one heck of a match when it comes to those so-called "friendlies." We'll see if it stays friendly after 90 minutes.

Italy's roster in case you've either been hiding for the last few days or just flat out forgot is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus); Morgan De Sanctis (Napoli); Federico Marchetti (Lazio); Salvatore Sirigu (PSG)

Defenders: Ignazio Abate (Milan); Luca Antonelli (Genoa); Davide Astori (Cagliari); Andrea Barzagli (Juventus); Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus); Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus); Mattia De Sciglio (Milan) Christian Maggio (Napoli); Andrea Ranocchia (Inter)

Midfielders: Antonio Candreva (Lazio); Alessio Cerci (Torino); Daniele De Rossi (Roma); Alessandro Diamanti (Bologna); Emanuele Giaccherini (Juventus); Claudio Marchisio (Juventus); Riccardo Montolivo (Milan); Andrea Pirlo (Juventus); Andrea Poli (Sampdoria)

Strikers: Mario Balotelli (Milan); Stephan El Shaarawy (Milan); Alberto Gilardino (Bologna); Sebastian Giovinco (Juventus); Pablo Daniel Osvaldo (Roma)

Official kickoff time is scheduled for 8:45 p.m. in Italy, 3:45 p.m./2:45 p.m./12:45 p.m. in the U-S of A depending on what time zone you're in.

UPDATE: LINEUPS!

Italy (4-3-1-2): Buffon; Maggio, Bonucci, Barzagli, De Sciglio; De Rossi, Pirlo, Montolivo; Giaccherini; Balotelli, Osvaldo

Brazil (4-3-3): Julio Cesar; Dani Alves, Dante, David Luiz, Felipe Luis; Fernando, Hernanes, Oscar; Hulk, Fred, Neymar

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