Here is the Italy captain, Michele Lamaro: “I simply need to rejoice with my household, rejoice this second. This is step one of an extended course of we’ve began – Capuozzo is the tremendous star of our squad, that attempt was unimaginable … [but] we couldn’t rejoice that if we weren’t shut and hadn’t conceded.
“Being in the moment until the end, stay concentrating, was key to us winning.” How will they rejoice tonight? “We will not celebrate,” he smirks. “Definitely not.” Mine’s a Peroni.