Italy in mourning

The italian team will have a bit more on their minds besides having to watch out for all the possible butt attacks they may be subjected to in their game with France.The team will be wearing black armbands during wednesday’s game in mourning for Giacinto Facchetti who died of cancer on monday.Facchetti led the Azzurri to the European Championship title in 1968 and to the 1970 World Cup final where they lost to Brazil.He was Inter Milan’s president.
Pele, who played against Facchetti in the 1970 final, called the Italian one of the top 125 living soccer players in March 2004.

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