Euro 2020: Italy players pay lovely tribute to injured teammate Spinazzola; Check video- Italian team paid a wonderful tribute to Leonardo Spinazzola on their way back from Munich following their 2-1 victory over Belgium in the quarterfinals.
Italy has been the team to beat in this Euro 2020 but they will have to do the remaining task without their star player Spinazzola.
The AS Roma left back injured himself while chasing Thorgan Hazard for a ball. The defender immediately called for a substitute for himself and had to leave the field on a stretcher in scathing pain.
According to reports, he might have ruptured his Achilles tendon and it could take months before he takes up football again.
Italian players chanted his name and sang on the flight as the Azzuri will now prepare for their semifinal against Spain at the Wembley stadium.
Euro 2020: Italy players pay lovely tribute to injured teammate Spinazzola; Check video
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Roberto Mancini also shared his disappointment over the injury of his player. The manager said, “He didn’t deserve that, he has been one of the best players of this tournament and he will still be even if he can’t play in the next games. “We are very, very sad with what has happened it seems quite a serious one.”
Lorenzo Insigne too revealed it will be a huge loss for Italy. “I don’t think we suffered too much in any moment of the game. To beat a team like Belgium you need a great performance by everybody and this is exactly what happened today”
Italy squad for the Euro 2020:
Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan), Alex Meret (Napoli), Salvatore Sirigu (Torino)
Defenders: Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Alessandro Bastoni (Inter), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Emerson Palmieri (Chelsea), Alessandro Florenzi (Paris Saint-Germain), Leonardo Spinazzola (Roma), Rafael Toloi (Atalanta)
Midfielders: Nicolo Barella (Inter), Bryan Cristante (Roma), Jorginho (Chelsea), Manuel Locatelli (Sassuolo), Matteo Pessina (Atalanta), Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain), Gaetano Castrovilli (Fiorentina)
Forwards: Andrea Belotti (Torino), Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus), Federico Chiesa (Juventus), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli), Giacomo Raspadori (Sassuolo).