Ecstasy turns to agony for Conte during Italy goal celebration

Italy coach Antonio Conte was left with a bloodied nose and a headache as the Azzurri camp wildly celebrated their opening goal against Belgium at EURO 2016.

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The Azzuri stunned Belgium by scoring first through Emanuele Giaccherini in the 32nd minute, sending their bench into raptures.

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But the aggressive celebrations came at a cost for Chelsea-bound Conte, who was soon clutching at his face, as blood poured from his nose.

But with Italy now in a powerful position after a 2-0 win - that was sealed late on by Graziano Pelle's volley - at the top of Group E, after , it must be said that this is one injury Conte will be happy to tolerate.

Antonio Conte


Italy meets Sweden in their next EURO 2016 outing on Friday night (AEST), with a win sealing Conte's men a place in the round of 16.


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Published 14 June 2016 at 1:55pm
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