Forza: How Mancini’s archetypal Italians have rekindled my love for the Azzurri

When did you first fall hopelessly in love with Italy, its national football team, and its players who cannot help but be very, very Italian? For me it was early July 1982 as Paolo Rossi ruthlessly shot down a sumptuous Brazil under a blazing Catalonian sun. Twice the arch-assassin struck only for the Seleção to … Read more

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