Italy is European Football Champion
EURO 2021. Italy finally wins at the end! La Nazionale was crowned European football champion, this Sunday, July 11, after her victory in the final of Euro 2021 against England. Italians and English are separated on penalties (3-2), at the end of the suspense …
— Roberto Mancini (@robymancio) July 11, 2021
Italy is European football champion, after the final disputed against England, in London, this Sunday, July 11, 2021. Led from the first minutes of play after a goal from Luke Shaw (2nd) , the Azzurri, in full rebirth, shattered England’s dream by equalizing in the second half by Leonardo Bonucci (67th), then by winning on penalties (1-1, 3-2 tab) for win their second European title. A failure of Marcus Rashford on the post, then two stops by an imperial Gianluigi Donnarumma in front of Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka, sealed the fate of the Three Lions in a boiling and sometimes unruly Wembley stadium, this final of Euro 2021 having was marked by overflows a few minutes before the match. The fervor will not have changed anything: England failed to bring back its first trophy in a Euro.
“It’s coming to Rome”. An unbridled exultation. An incredible scream with which Leonardo Bonucci wanted to celebrate the victory of the Italian national team at Euro 2020. The Juventus defender was the protagonist of the match. He scored the equalizer during regular time, converted the penalty and at the end of the match he let himself go, with an exultation that has the flavor of a rematch against the English public.
Bonucci: “Still a lot of pasta to eat”
But Bonucci’s joy did not subside after the scream addressed under the curve of the Azzurri fans. The Juventus defender returned to the center of the pitch and was framed by the cameras as he joked with Chiellini. “They still have to eat dry pasta” he would have said. A liberating celebration after 120 minutes of great tension.