Article 10 — An Italian Fan’s Overview

To conclude my series on my time as a fan of the Italian national team, I will write an overview of that time. I will delve into my favourites, not so favourites, the moments, teams, players, matches, the present, the future and a selection of my favourite XI.

In my time as an Italy fan, I have learnt that when nobody expects anything from Italy, odds are stacked against the team, they almost always deliver to upset the odds. To get Italy to play well, they need to face strong teams and the potential of a banana skin is high when they face less fancied teams…