ITALY favorite Claudio Marchisio has mocked a petition to get the Euro 2020 last replayed – because the Azzurri would win it ‘1,000 occasions’.
England lost to Roberto Mancini’s men within the Wembley showpiece earlier this month, after a 1-1 draw and penalty shootout.
Claudio Marchisio hit a memorable World Cup objective previous England in 2014Credit score: AP:Related Press
One outraged Three Lions followers arrange a petition on Change.org to have the ultimate replayed with an ‘unbiased referee’.
However Marchisio, 35, welcomed the prospect in order that his nation can style success many extra occasions towards Gareth Southgate’s staff.
He tweeted: “Sorry however the place is the petition signed to have the Italy-England last replayed?
“We are able to win it one other thousand occasions 💪👊.”
Marchisio has historical past towards England, scoring considered one of his 5 worldwide objectives with a long-range hit towards them in a 2-1 win on the 2014 World Cup.
The Three Lions have nonetheless by no means overwhelmed the Azzurri at a serious event after suffering the shootout heartbreak.
The petition launched after the defeat reached notoriety rapidly and is, on the time of writing, on the cusp of its goal of 150,000 signatures.
Nonetheless, it has develop into one thing of a goal for jokes after claiming England had been cheated by referee Bjorn Kuipers.
With an image of Giorgio Chiellini’s foul on Bukayo Saka, it claims: “The match on 11/07/2021 was not truthful in any respect.
“After Italy solely receiving a yellow card for dragging England gamers like they had been slaves [sic].
“All of the pushes, pulls and kicks and Italy was nonetheless allowed to win? Undoubtedly biased.
“Italy ought to have been given a pink card for his or her gameplay and the rematch ought to occur with a non biased referee. This was not truthful in any respect.”
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