Italy manager Roberto Mancini has apologized for Italy’s absence at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Mancini believes the EURO 2020 victory played a big part in Italy’s outlook before the qualification process.
37-year-old Chiellini prepares to bid goodbye at the same venue where he reached his peak last year, captaining Italy to UEFA EURO 2020 glory
Ex-Inter midfield ace Christian Eriksen has reflected heavily on his life-changing health scare at EURO 2020, during Denmark’s tournament opener against Finland on June 12.
UEFA and CONMENBOL have made official the match between the Euro and the Copa America winners that has been in the works for some time. Italy and Argentina will square off in London on June 1st. It will be called Finalissima and will be another occasion to honor the memory of Diego Armando Maradona.
The mastermind behind the Azzurri’s European Championship triumph at Wembley, Robert Mancini, has praised two Serie A clubs in particular, who he believes have taken Italian football to the next level.
Sampdoria are reportedly preparing to experience the loss of Damsgaard, who has shone into limelight following the European Championship. Valencia’s Lee Kang-in, who functions in a role similar to Damsgaard, is being touted as a potential transfer.
A month-long battle for the European crown came to an end on Sunday night as Italy beat England 3-2 in a dramatic penalty shootout to win their first European Championship title since 1968. To recap the European Championship for the last time, we took a look at the best XI from Euro 2020.
A European Champion and the Player of the Tournament at Euro 2020, Gianluigi Donnarumma has come a long way since being a prodigy at Milan. As he prepares to move to PSG, there is no doubt that he will be the man between the sticks for the long term in Paris.
After the Azzurri missed out on the last World Cup, Roberto Mancini has completely revamped the way Italy play, replacing the old-school catenaccio with an exciting brand of possession-based football. To find out the reasons behind Italy’s success at Euro 2020, we delved deeper into the tactical nuances of the Azzurri’s performances throughout the tournament.
Italy triumphed in the Euro, so complaining about the roster or strategic moves is merely nitpicking. The Azzurri were thoroughly deserving, as they always appeared in control. Yet, there is a problem Roberto Mancini needs to fix: The center-forward. Given how much Italy create, their path would have been easier with better production from such position. Can they really find a suitable solution in time for the 2022 World Cup?
Wembley took something important away from them, and Wembley gave it back. Behind Roberto Mancini’s Euro 2020 triumph at the helm of Italy, there is the story of a golden generation of Sampdoria players who narrowly missed the chance to make history in European football but were paid back with interest.
The image of Gianluigi Donnarumma calmly standing up and walking away after saving Bukayo Saka's decisive penalty in the Euro 2020 Final left the football world puzzled. But, as the goalkeeper himself explain, he didn't celebrate immediately because he didn't realize he had just made the decisive save.