Italy and Argentina will face each other at the Finalissima in Wembley. A year after winning their respective continental cups, how are the teams looking?
You can’t understand Italy without understanding football, and you can’t understand football without understanding Italy.
Italy’s World Cup dream is over before it even began. But should we have been surprised by the Azzurri’s performance?
Our writers reflect on what it means for football, and for the country, to bring the trophy home.