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Inside Italy’s ‘battlefield’ dressing room after Euro 2020 final while England leave neat pile of pizza boxes behind


THIS is the ‘battlefield’ Italy dressing room following their Euro 2020 final win against England.

The Wembley clash went all the way to penalties after the two teams were tied 1-1 after 90 minutes and extra-time.

It’s fair to say Italy started the party in the dressing room after winning Euro 2020
Some of the players appear to have forgotten their footwear – and boxer shorts
The Italians seemingly brought some of their own goods to party with
This was the England dressing room – with a neat pile of pizza boxes on a table

It was ultimately settled after Arsenal wonderkid Bukayo Saka saw his penalty saved by Gianluigi Donnarumma.

And these pictures from the Italy dressing room taken after the tournament winners had left show how the party started imediately.

There are beer cans, wine and champagne bottles everywhere.

Socks, boxer shorts, flip-flops and towels were left on the floor as things turned chaotic inside Team Italy.

German newspaper Bild described the scene akin to a ‘battlefield’.

Meanwhile, over in the defeated finalists’ dressing room, things were very different.

A pile of, would you believe it, pizza boxes were neatly stacked on the table.

It’s what you would expect of a team led by the respectable Gareth Southgate, who is in line for a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours List.


Wembley cleaning staff had a bit of a job on their hands here
Beer bottles were everywhere once Italy had shipped on out to their next venue
Italy certainly left their mark on the fantastic football tournament
Italy were the stand-out team in the Euro 2020 tournament

Italy legend Daniele De Rossi celebrated England’s Euro 2020 final dream sliding away – by doing the same on a beer-soaked table.

Azzurri players chanted amid wild rejoicing as assistant coach De Rossi took a spectacular head-first plunge in their Wembley dressing room.

And shootout hero keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma rubbed it in even more for the Three Lions as he led a raucous chorus of “It’s coming Rome!”

Donnarumma, who is set to join Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer this summer, even posted that adapted version of England’s favourite footie anthem on his Instagram story.

Unfortunately Italy boss Roberto Mancini didn’t leave his tactical secrets on show
The Euro 2020 champs forgot to take home their club crests
You wouldn’t feel too ‘clean’ stripping down for a massage on this
Daniele De Rossi can’t be accused of going down too easily as he soared across the table before finally tumbling off
De Rossi celebrates after Italy sunk England in a shootout

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