Italy Euro 2020 horror as two dead and several injured during football celebration frenzy

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Italy won the title successful London past nighttime for the archetypal clip since 1968. Despite an aboriginal extremity from England, the absorption ended the Three Lions' bid for glory with a 3-2 triumph connected penalties. However, celebrations successful Italy during the nighttime soon turned deadly.

A 22-year-old antheral died successful a car clang successful Caltagirone, successful Sicily, arsenic helium made his mode to the municipality centre to articulation successful with the triumph festivities.

Over successful the fiscal superior Milan, 15 radical were besides injured - 3 of them earnestly - portion partying aft the game.

One of the revellers adjacent mislaid 3 fingers erstwhile a firework exploded successful his hand.

And successful a municipality adjacent the confederate metropolis of Foggia, constabulary besides said a hitman utilized the chaotic celebrations arsenic an accidental to settee a people with a idiosyncratic successful the crowd.

One idiosyncratic   died and respective  much  were injured during Italy's Euro 2020 triumph  celebrations

One idiosyncratic died and respective much were injured during Italy's Euro 2020 triumph celebrations (Image: GETTY)

Italy won the title  successful  London for the archetypal  clip  since 1968

Italy won the title successful London for the archetypal clip since 1968 (Image: GETTY)

He was past reported to person escaped connected a motorbike.

The victim's six-year-old niece was besides injured successful the onslaught and was said to beryllium successful a "very serious" condition, according to Italian media.

Chaos besides broke retired successful London pursuing the crippled past night, with the Metropolitan Police saying 45 arrests had been made and 19 officers were injured.

Downing Street besides criticised England fans who stormed Wembley Stadium without tickets and caused occupation successful Trafalgar Square yesterday.

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Italy ended the Three Lions' bid for glory with a 3-2 victory

Italy ended the Three Lions' bid for glory with a 3-2 triumph (Image: GETTY)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's authoritative spokesperson said: "Those scenes were unacceptable and we condemn violence, anti-social behaviour and maltreatment successful the strongest imaginable terms."

When asked whether the level of policing was adequate, the spokesperson said: "As with each large policing operations determination volition beryllium lessons to beryllium learned."

But helium said Boris Johnson retains assurance successful Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick, by saying: "He does person confidence."

Italian media were besides speedy to gloat and mock England fans this morning.

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England made it to the last  of the Euros for the archetypal  clip  this year

England made it to the last of the Euros for the archetypal clip this twelvemonth (Image: EXPRESS)

Il Messaggero paper was harsh astir England fans arsenic they called them “hooligans who, Brexit oregon nary Brexit, are each the same”.

The insubstantial added: “The nighttime earlier they sacked London successful each conceivable ways, with fume bombs, chaotic choirs, brew that overflowed from their bottles and their stomachs and ended connected the pavement amid breached solid and the stench of intoxicant – and, what’s more, trampled our emblem passim the city.

“Better to bushed them similar this, connected penalties, nether their beauteous drizzle.”

Meanwhile, La Repubblica reported connected “shameful scenes extracurricular the stadium” from “dozens of drunk England fans”.

Italy scored 3  penalties to 2  against England

Italy scored 3 penalties to 2 against England (Image: GETTY)

It comes aft the nail-biting lucifer ended erstwhile Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo Saka missed the important penalties for England.

However, Harry Kane and Harry Maguire were connected target.

But this was not capable to triumph arsenic Italy scored 3 penalties.

Manager Gareth Southgate aboriginal said helium was taking work for losing the punishment shootout, portion adding England's players were "exceptional" and "have done themselves proud".

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