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‘It’s coming to Rome’, Italian soccer team lands in Fiumicino after Euro 2020 victory

By Reuters
12 July 2021   |   9:35 am
A plane carrying coach Roberto Mancini and his Azzurri touched down at Rome's Fiumicino airport at dawn after Italy won their first European Championship title since 1968, a success widely seen as a rebound from the heartbreak failure of not qualifying for the last World Cup. After the landing, Mancini's side boarded a bus on the tarmac that will take them to the Parco dei Principi hotel in Rome until meetings later in the day with Italian President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Mario Draghi.

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