The Italian football federation (FIGC) Wednesday little surprising to say goodbye to her coach Giampiero Ventura. Ventura did not succeed in the Squadra Azzurra for the world Cup next summer in Russia. Italy is so for the first time since 1958, not in a world cup.
The barragewedstrijden against Sweden proved too heavy for the troops of Ventura. After a 1-0 defeat in Solna in the heenwedstrijd, remained Monday in Milan 0-0. In the group stage was Italy (23 points) in group G second place after Spain (28 pts).
The 69-year-old Ventura showed after very little remorse. Tuesday he left in a television show have noted that Italy under him an excellent period, and it’s better than under his predecessors: “Bad football? Italy has the best balance sheet in 40 years…”
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