Italy refute Wembley threat as Azurris clash with three lions for European Glory

Written by on July 10, 2021

Leonardo Bonucci says Italy are not afraid to contest the Euro 2020 final on English soil when the two sides face each other on Sunday.

Italy beat Spain on penalties after a captivating semi-final at a boisterous Wembley Stadium last Tuesday.

As many as 1,000 Italian fans will be allowed inside Wembley to watch the game.

34 year old Juventus defender Bonucci will line up alongside 36-year-old centre-back partner Giorgio Chiellini to face an England team with an average age of 25.

Bonucci joked it will be youngsters against old men as Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate can call upon the likes of 19 year old Bukayo Saka And 21-year-old Jadon Sancho in his attack.

Four-time World Cup winners Italy are looking to lift their first European Championship since 1968 after losing in both the 2000 and 2012 finals.

England’s 55-year wait to reach a major men’s final came to an end on Wednesday as they came from behind to triumph 2-1 in extra time against Denmark.

Credit: Bbc

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