Stress… what strain?
Italy captain Giorgio Chiellini was in his ingredient as his aspect’s recreation with Spain within the Euro 2020 semi-final went all the way down to penalties.
Chiellini even playfully punched Spain captain Alba
Chiellini was having a good time earlier than the penalty shootout between Italy and Spain
An exhilarating encounter at Wembley completed 1-1 and it was all all the way down to spot-kicks for a spot within the remaining.
Chiellini was calmness and confidence personified as he exchanged pleasantries along with his reverse quantity Jordi Alba on the coin toss.
The veteran central defender was laughing and joking with the Spaniard, even playfully punching him within the face whereas they have been understanding which finish the penalties could be taken from.
Chiellini then obtained the Barcelona defender into an enormous hug earlier than they went again to their respective groups, however Alba was certainly not amused.
That calmness might have exuded all through the crew as they went on to win the shootout 4-2 to e book their place in Sunday’s remaining.
The shootout began with substitute Manuel Locatelli’s penalty being saved by Simon, earlier than Olmo wasted his likelihood to offer Spain an early lead by firing nicely off track.
Jorginho scored the profitable penalty to ship Italy to the Euro 2020 remaining
Andrea Belotti, Gerard Moreno, Leonardo Bonucci, Thiago Alcantara and Federico Bernardeschi scored their spot-kicks earlier than Donnarumma obtained all the way down to his left to disclaim Morata.
Jorginho stepped up and coolly rolled residence the profitable spot-kick, with the 4-2 shootout win sending Italy by means of to Sunday’s remaining in opposition to England or Denmark.
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