The Nation (Nigeria)
Rohr hails Italy's dynamism
SUpereaglescoachgernotrohr believes the right balance of youthandexperiencewerekey factors in Italy's Euro 2020 title run.
The German coach hailed the leadership qualities of central defenders Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci and the vibrant, fleet-footed Federico Chiesa as instrumental in the Azzuris first European title since 1968.
Italy won the European Championship for the second time by beating England 3-2 on penalties on Sunday.thematchfinished1-1afterextra timeatwembleystadium,whichwas filled mostly with English fans hoping to celebrate the team's first international trophy since the 1966 World Cup.
"The experience of Chiellini and Bonucci helped a lot to win the cup," Rohr told Nationsport yesterday. "The right balance between young anddynamicandmaturedolderplayersispositive.mancinibuiltagreatteam unbeaten in 34 games!"
Theformerbayernmunichdefender wasimpressedbythequalityofplayat this year's edition, adding that the best teamthroughoutthemonth-longtournament won the title but expressed his disappointment with the antics of the England fans.