'It's coming to Rome': World celebrates Italy's win in Euro Cup 2020 virtually
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Italy became the European football champions after a gap of 53 years by defeating hosts England in a dramatic penalty shootout in the Euro 2020 final at the historic Wembley stadium here.

Italy had won their first Euro title in 1968 and they won their second one when goalkeeper Donnarumma blocked a poor effort by 19-year-old Bukayo Saka of England, after Jorginho had missed the last Italian kick to, win the penalty shoot out 3-2 after both teams were deadlocked 1-1 after 120 minutes of action.

Playing in front of 60,000 fans despite the pandemic, Italy came back after conceding an early goal to tie the game 1-1 and then showed steely nerves in the penalties.

England added to their list of miserable history in penalty shootouts as despite being put ahead of goalkeeper Jordan Pickford who saved a couple of penalties.

Google doodle celebrated the day by bursting virtual crackers for Italy when one searches for the Euro Cup Final 2021.

'It's coming to Rome': World celebrates Italy's win in Euro Cup 2020 virtually

Not only Google, but people across the globe are celebrating the day. Fans took to Twitter today to express their emotions.

Have a look.

With inputs from IANS.

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