ROME - Italy called up Cesena midfielder
Marco Parolo on Sunday but there was no place for Roma striker
Marco Borriello in a youthful 25-man squad for next week's Euro
2012 qualifier in Slovenia and a friendly in Ukraine.
The 26-year-old Parolo, who scored Cesena's equaliser
against Juventus a week ago, was the surprise selection for the
Claudio Marchisio, one of six Juventus players, returned to
the squad along with striker Alberto Gilardino and another
Cesena player Davide Santon.
Coach Cesare Prandelli left out Roma's Daniele De Rossi and
Manchester City's Mario Balotelli who both received red cards in
Italy top Euro 2012 qualifying Group C, three points ahead
Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Salvatore Sirigu
(Palermo), Emiliano Viviano (Bologna).
Defenders: Davide Astori (Cagliari), Federico Balzaretti
(Palermo), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini
(Juventus), Domenico Criscito (Genoa), Daniele Gastaldello
(Sampdoria), Christian Maggio (Napoli), Andrea Ranocchia (Inter
Milan), Davide Santon (Cesena).
Midfielders: Alberto Aquilani (Juventus), Claudio Marchisio
(Juventus), Stefano Mauri (Lazio), Riccardo Montolivo
(Fiorentina), Thiago Motta (Inter Milan), Antonio Nocerino
(Palermo), Marco Parolo (Cesena).
Forwards: Antonio Cassano (AC Milan), Alberto Gilardino
(Fiorentina), Sebastian Giovinco (Parma), Alessandro Matri
(Juventus), Giampaolo Pazzini (Inter Milan), Giuseppe Rossi
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