disappointment after Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup.taly coach Roberto Mancini has taken to social media to express his
The Azzurris have missed qualification for Qatar 2022 after losing to North Macedonia on Thursday night.
Mancini posted: “Football can sometimes be a merciless metaphor for life.
“Last summer we were on the top of Europe after completing one of the most beautiful feats in the history of the national team. A few hours ago we woke up at one of the most dramatic points.
“We went from total joy to frustrating disappointment.
“It’s really hard to accept, but accepting defeats in life is part of a healthy path of human and sporting growth.
“Let’s take some time to reflect and understand clearly. The only right move now is to raise our heads and work for the future.
“Thanks to the Palermo crowd for their warmth and thanks to all the fans who have always given us enthusiasm and affection.”