Absent from the Qatari World Cup, Italy, eradicated by North Macedonia within the qualifying semi-finals, should undergo one of many best affronts in its historical past after 2018 and its elimination from the group phases of the World Cup 2014. Interviewed within the columns of Gazzetta dello Sport this Friday, Federico Bernardeschi was nonetheless stunned by the non-presence of the Nazionale in Qatar.
“I’m European champion and I’ve by no means performed a World Cup: it’s absurd. The nations that win the assorted continental tournaments ought to qualify immediately for the World Cup., mentioned the Italian worldwide striker (39 caps). It now stays to be seen whether or not the authorities will take the Toronto participant’s proposal under consideration or not.
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