Euro 2020 opened emphatically with a moving rendition of Nessun Dorma, one of football’s most famous songs, as Italy extended their unbeaten run to 28 games with a stunning 3-0 victory on Turkey.
Everton and Tottenham aim for Merihg Demiral’s comedic goal on his own side, giving Roberto Mancini’s side the lead eight minutes after the break.
Demiral won’t want to watch a replay of Italy’s first game[/caption]
Ciro Immobile doubled Italy’s lead in the 66th minute, with the Lazio forward cleverly returning the ball after Ugurcan Cakir fought off Leonardo Spinazzola’s effort.
And the contest was over when Turkey made a terrible mess of play from the back with Lorenzo Insigne taking full advantage by producing a nice curling finish for the first time in the far post.
While not the classic we were all hoping for, the rescheduling tournament started off on a high thanks to Italian opera tenor Andrea Bocelli.