BAD DAY TO BE AN ITAL­IAN SOC­CER FAN

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If you are on the Ital­ian na­tional soc­cer team and you have just failed to qual­ify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958, don’t ex­pect the press to be kind.

FINE

Trans­la­tion: “The End” — Head­line in big, block let­ters in The Gazzetta dello Sport

APOC­A­LYPSE AZ­ZURRA

— Head­line in Turin daily La Stampa

A NA­TIONAL SHAME

— Rome daily Il Mes­sag­gero

EVERY­ONE OUT

— Rome sports daily Cor­riere dello Sport

It’s one of the dark­est pages of our sport­ing his­tory. A bru­tal slap be­yond the in­cal­cu­la­ble harm for a coun­try that lives and breathes soc­cer.” — Gazzetta edi­tor An­drea Monti writ­ing in a front- page edi­to­rial. He will go down as one of the worst na­tional team coaches of all time, if not the worst. — ­The Gazzetta on Italy’s coach, Gian Piero Ven­tura, pic­tured above.

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