Entries like this are rare. But everything was perfect yesterday for Italy, during the first match of this Euro 2020. At home, in Rome, Squadra Azzurra won easily (3-0) against a weak team from Turkey. Even if she did not have to really force her talent to its peak, Roberto Mancini’s team impressed not only the newspapers in her own country, but also others in Europe. “Viva l’Italia”, leave him alone Corriere dello Sport this morning. “We want you like that” and for the rest of the competition, continues Tuttosport. A whole nation is supporting his team, as evidenced by almost every national and local newspaper in the country. The Guardian, for his part, found “Magnificent Italy” yesterday. Today, still in Group A, Wales faces Switzerland (3pm). In group B, Denmark-Finland (6 p.m.) and Belgium-Russia (9 p.m.) are playing.
Ramos back to Sevilla FC?
It’s the crazy rumor of the day in Spain! What if Sergio Ramos returns to finish his career at the club where he made his debut, Sevilla FC? According to Estadio Deportivo, which includes here information released by Es Radio, that is possible. According to these two local media, the Andalusian club would consider making a contract offer to the central defender of Real Madrid. As a reminder, it is at the end of the lease in the Spanish capital on June 30 and discussions drag on for a renewal. The offer could be a new 5-year contract in Andalusia with retraining. But the only problem is Ramos’ salary. He currently receives € 12m per season in Madrid. Seville could not go higher than € 7m, according to Estadio Deportivo. Case to follow.
Southgate not at all in danger
Gareth Southgate is sure to continue after the Euro on the bench of England, whatever the result of his team during this European Championship 2020. This is the information that the English newspapers are delivering to us this Saturday, and in particular the most read tabloid in the country, The Sun. According to the media, the coach of the Three Lions has nothing to fear for his work during this competition. His federation wants him to coach this England team at least until the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. What to approach the first match tomorrow (3 p.m.) against Croatia calmly. Everything looks rosy in the Kingdom. We will talk about it again if there is elimination in the first round …