Victorious Italy football players return to Rome

Published on 12 Jul 2021 5:12:46 PM

Italy's triumphant football team returned to Rome in the early hours of Monday (July 12) morning buoyed up with adrenaline after winning the Euro 2020 final in England.

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.