Jun 24, 2014 at 5pm UK at ​Arena das Dunas, Natal
Italy
0-1
Uruguay

Balotelli (22'), De Sciglio (77')
Marchisio (59')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Godin (81')
Rios (46'), Muslera (90')

Italy manager Cesare Prandelli resigns after World Cup exit

Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli on the touchline during the Confederations Cup match against Uruguay on June 30, 2013
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Italy manager Cesare Prandelli resigns as manager of the Azzurri after their World Cup defeat against Uruguay.

Italy manager Cesare Prandelli has resigned as manager of the Azzurri.

The 56-year-old made the announcement after the four-time World Cup champions crashed out in the first round to Uruguay after a 1-0 defeat in Natal.

Prandelli had signed a two-year contract extension as recently as May 26, but following his team's exit from the tournament, he has offered to stand down at a press conference after their final group game.

Italy also went out in the first round of the World Cup four years ago, in South Africa.

Uruguay's forward Luis Suarez reacts past Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini during a Group D football match between Italy and Uruguay at the Dunas Arena in Natal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 24, 2014
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