'Invincible' Italy hailed as Europe reacts to Euro 2020 win and England's penalty shootout heartbreak… again

EUROPE'S sports dailies have hailed Italy after their penalty shootout triumph over England at Wembley last night.

The Azzurri held their nerve from 12 yards as they squeaked past the Three Lions to win Euro 2020.



As you can imagine, the Italian papers lapped up their team's fantastic success.

Corriere dello Sport led with 'It's Ours!' accompanied by a picture of their squad celebrating with the trophy.

Using a similar image, Tuttosport went for 'Just us!'.

La Gazzetta dello Sport opted for the headline 'Too Good'.

French paper L'Equipe also led with the game, using a picture of Jordan Pickford sat watching on as Italy stars ran to penalty hero Gianluigi Donnarumma.

They included the headline 'Invincibles'.

Two of the four Spanish sports dailies led with the game, with Marca writing 'Wembleyazo' and AS going for 'Bravissima!

Barcelona-based Mundo Deportivo and Sport instead led on Lionel Messi winning the Copa America.



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But events in London did get a little chunk of their front pages, with the former headlined: "Donnarumma freezes Wembley!'

England suffered immense disappointment at the hands of the Italians at Wembley last night.

But Gary Lineker has called for optimism, vowing that England can be contenders for the next 'ten to 15 years'.


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