After Sweden beat Italy in a World Cup play off last night, consigning the Italians to miss their first summer finals since 1958, Ibra could not help himself. Their achievements were perhaps all the more impressive given that this campaign was their first since the worldwide retirement of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, one of the greatest - if not the greatest - Swedish player.
Covering his hands with his eyes, the iconic national star who lifted the World Cup in 2006, said: "I'm sorry that my final game coincided with us not qualifying for the World Cup". While newspapers laid the blame squarely on team coach Gian Piero Ventura and football federation chief Carlo Tavecchio, some fans thought the failure reflected wider problems. After the match, he said: "I have not resigned because I haven't spoken to the president yet". "I want to see you as you've always been, as what you are for so many - as a legend".
Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who heads the ruling Democratic Party, dismissed Salvini as an opportunist, saying his argument was ridiculous. But in a statement, he still urged that Italian football be totally rebuilt. "A World Cup without Italia is like pizza without cheese".
Buffon even came up for two corners in a final desperate gamble but Italy fell desperately short, leading to damning headlines in the Italian press.
The four-time World Cup winners had to win but failed before a sell-out crowd at the San Siro stadium in Milan on Monday, November 13, against Sweden to book a place in the final. Shares in RCS Mediagroup, which publishes sport daily La Gazzetta dello Sport, dropped 7 percent due to the fall in anticipated circulation next year. This latest setback showed how far the team has drifted from its peak, belying the widespread expectation that it would have eased past Sweden.
If Italy's defeat wasn't bad enough, fans were dealt a double whammy when an emotional Gianluigi Buffon, Italy's captain, announced his retirement in a post match television interview. We weren't able to express ourselves at our best.
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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said nearly the same thing in an interview with Pittsburgh's 93.7 The Fan on Monday. It's tough to turn around physically because it's such a demanding sport, a demanding game.
Sales on spirits may be soaring, but McKevitt said we're garuanteed to see another surge ahead of the Christmas period. United Kingdom grocery sales reportedly increased 3.1 per cent year-on-year, and 1.7 per cent excluding discounters.
The agreement is the latest in a string of global regulatory settlements with big Wall Street banks over forex trading practices. The probe is still ongoing in relation to other banks, according to a person familiar with the matter.
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A photo of the Australia full back with Prince William , second in line to the throne, went viral after the win over Wales. I love playing in my budgie smugglers, so they were the last things that I was wearing.
The defeat meant that Bangladesh and Nepal, from Group A, will join Pakistan and Afghanistan, respectively, in the semi-finals. With one win and two defeats in three matches, India U-19 finished third in Group A - above hosts Malaysia.
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