Bitter farewell to Giorgio Chiellini’s blue shirt for the last time on the pitch with the national team: “Argentines too strong for us especially at the moment – the Italian defender admits to Rai microphones, who has already said goodbye to Juventus at the end championship – they have confidence and are more of a team. Now we have to start again and there will be some setbacks to grow. We have to accept what happened in the second half, they are stronger. The future is called California? Now I’m going to Turin and I’ll think about the holidays. Then we’ll see “
After greeting Juventus, Giorgio Chiellini also greets the Italian national team. And he still does it as a protagonist, in the temple of English football at Wembley, before the kick-off of the Grand Final between Italy and Argentina, a match that will see him on the pitch for the last time leading the Azzurri defense.
The FIGC pays tribute to ‘King George’ with a ceremony in the pre-match: Federal President Gabriele Gravina presented the central defender with a trophy as a tribute to his extraordinary career in the national team, which ends tonight with presence # 117. An exciting farewell in front of his teammates, the many Argentine champions who went to greet him in the tunnel, including Messi, but above all in front of the fans where he was crowned European champion a little less than a year ago.