Sport Ventura promises to resign after Italy humiliation

18:16  14 november  2017
18:16  14 november  2017 Source:   Goal.com

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The Italian national team failed to qualify for the World Cup on Monday evening and the manager has now said that he will quit.

The Italian national team failed to qualify for the World Cup on Monday evening and the manager has now said that he will quit.

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Giampiero Ventura has promised to resign from his role as Italy manager after their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

Asked by a reporter from Italian television programme "Le Iene" if he will resign his post after the Azzurri drew lost 1-0 on aggregate to Sweden, Ventura replied: "Yes".

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Reports from Sky Italia claim that Ventura will, in fact, have his contract mutually terminated by the Italian Football Federation.

That would leave Ventura in line for a pay-off, worth around €700,000.

Italy have been ever-present at the marquee international tournament, but will miss their first World Cup since 1958 after a historic evening at San Siro.

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The Italian national team failed to qualify for the World Cup on Monday evening and the manager has now said that he will quit.

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Italy's failure to qualify for the showpiece in Russia could potentially hit the nation's economy, to the tune of €1 billion, while defender Giorgio Chiellini believes the nation has hit "rock bottom".

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