"Positive" Cesare Prandelli took advantage of the end of 2010 to take stock of the situation in the Italian National team. The Italy coach said to RAI Sport: "After the failure of the South African World Cup, at the beginning we started off with much skepticism and depression".
Future: "In the spring I hope to be able to put those players on the pitch that I think can give the right quality. The player to bet on? I would say that we hope it will be the year of Balotelli, I hope to achieve that continuity which a 20 year old player needs. But his attitude in the field must be exemplary and show the right behavior".