Football is something of a big deal to the Italians, with them being passionate people normally when you add their favourite sport into the mix emotions can run high. The Italian Serie A league is well known for having some of the best teams in the world participate within it. Because of the massive amounts of competition a lot of people around the world also enjoy watching Italian football as well as football from their own country.
Inter Milan has defeated Neftchi Baku PFC in a Group H match of the UEFA Europa League played at Tofiq Bahramov Stadium on Thursday. Milan won the match with ease by a profound margin of 3-1. This was the first victory for Milan in the ongoing Europa League.
Milan wasn’t able to secure victory in its first match of the tournament against FK Rubin Kazan. That match had finished without any result and Milan had got only one point. But, in the second match, the Milan team looked determined and pulled off the victory without having much difficulty.
The Inter Milan midfielder Philippe Coutinho has said that the club are not just looking to get back into the Champions League group stages, but are also looking to win the title further first time since 2009. It has been two seasons since Inter Milan lifted the Italian Serie A title.
The Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti has said that his club will not be able to compete with PSG when it comes to securing the signing of the highly rated Brazilian youngster Lucas Mora. They have also been linked with Gareth Bale but that's looking increasingly unlikely too.
Former Inter Milan defender Lucio has said that his decision to move to Italian champions Juventus was extremely good. The 32-year-old defender decided to bring an end to his short three-year spell with Inter Milan to an end at the start of last season.
Italy called Antonio Di Natale into the starting line up at the expense of Mario Balotelli in one of four changes made by Cesare Prandelli ahead of this crunch Group C game.
The first half was a relatively even affair with Ireland making a positive contribution to the opening exchanges. After three minutes, a Damien Duff free kick was swung in but while the Italians initially failed to clear the first ball, a blue shirt scrambled clear before anyone could find the net.
Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder has said that he would like to have Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben at the Italian club next season.
Former Chelsea winger Arjen Robben has been linked with a move away from Bayern Munich, but he recently quelled any speculation by signing a new contract with the club until 2015.
Inter Milan continued to fight for their place in the Champions League next season after securing a vital 3-1 over fellow contenders Udinese during the weekend. The huge early season struggles for Inter Milan is well documented, but they are on course to qualifying for the Champions League next season after losing down the gap to the third position to just three points.
Inter Milan striker Diego Forlan has suggested that rumours of him looking for a move back to his home continent South America are extremely untrue.
Diego Forlan arrived at Inter Milan in the summer after spending eight successful years with Spanish club Atletico Madrid where he formed a deadly partnership with current Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.
Inter Milan manager Claudio Ranieri has said that he will feel like crying if Inter Milan do not progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League after their 1-0 lead over Marseille from the first leg.
Inter Milan managed to win the first leg encounter between the two clubs 1-0 with a last gasp goal, which many regard to be the crucial one in this tie.
Due to the fact that it is an away goal, Inter Milan are the favourites to qualify for the quarter-finals, while Claudio Ranieri is also nervous because if Inter Milan fail to qualify, then he would feel like crying.