Emerson earns Italy call

After a lengthy bureaucratic process and finally an approval by FIFA, Roma left-back Emerson has officially earned to his first call to the Azzurri and will be joined by teammate Stephan El Shaarawy. This marks the first call for Emerson since his approval by FIFA to switch national team allegiances from Brazil to Italy.

The Azzurri of Ventura will hold a training camp at Coverciano between 10-12 April.

The Editor of RomaPress.us, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including ASRoma.com, EuroFantasyLeague.com, and ESPN.