Italian players insisted on open car parade despite Covid

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Thousands of euphoric fans packed central Rome on Monday afternoon to welcome coach Roberto Mancini and his team after defeating England on penalties in the Euro Cup final

The players of the Italian national team sidestepped police objections to an open car parade through the streets of Rome after their victory in the Euro 2020, although this was prohibited for fear of spreading the Covid-19, said the mayor of the capital.

Thousands of euphoric fans packed central Rome on Monday afternoon to welcome coach Roberto Mancini and his team after defeating England on penalties in the UEFA European Cup final at London’s Wembley Stadium.

Rome Mayor Matteo Piantedosi told Corriere della Sera newspaper that players Giorgio Chiellini and Leonardo Bonucci “resolutely” told police they wanted an open tourist bus after an institutional ceremony with state authorities.

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