15 Nov 2017

Italy out of World Cup for first time in 60 years

From Morning Report, 8:56 am on 15 November 2017

In what local papers are describing as "an intolerable football shame, an indelible stain" Italy have failed to qualify for next year's Football World Cup Finals in Russia. It's the first time in 60 years the four time World Cup champions won't be there. Sweden held Italy to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their qualifying series at the San Siro stadium in Milan. Josephine McKenna is in Rome and tells us Italians are taking the loss hard.