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Italy coach Cesare Prandelli might not admit it, but in Brazil the pressure is on to finally end the pain of a disastrous 2010 World Cup that plunged Italy into despair and sent the Azzurri into redemption mode.After Brazil (1966) and France (2002), Italy became the third World Cup holders to fail to get past the first round in the next edition. Worse, Italy failed to win a single game at the tournament for the first time.Italy have since made amends: a surprise Euro 2012 final under Prandelli (and an eventual 4-0 humbling by Spain), followed by a jittery but overall positive qualifying campaign for Brazil 2014 .But despite the quiet optimism – midfielder Daniele De Rossi said Sunday Italy were "among several teams" with the chance of making it to the final – Italy have it all to prove.
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