Mancini: ‘Resigning was a personal decision’


Roberto Mancini has released a brief statement on his social media accounts, following his decision to resign as Italy coach. The 58-year-old left the position on Sunday morning, with the FIGC confirming the news in a brief statement, thanking Mancini for his work as head coach.

Taking to Instagram, Mancini made a brief statement of his own regarding the resignation, saying:

Resignation as national team coach was my personal choice.

I thank President Gabriele Gravina for the trust, along with all the members of the FIGC.

I greet and thank all my players and fans who have accompanied me in these 5 years. I will always carry in my heart the extraordinary victory of the 2020 European Championship.

It was an honour, Azzurri.


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