Roberto Mancini, the mastermind behind Italy’s triumphant victory in the Euro 2020 championship, has bid farewell to the Italian national football team and embarked on a new journey as the head coach of the Saudi Arabia national football team. The news, announced just a few days ago, has been shocking in the footballing world and has left fans and pundits speculating about the potential impact of this move.
Mancini’s tenure with the Italian national team was nothing short of remarkable. He took charge in 2018 when the Azzurri were struggling with their failure to qualify for the World Cup. With his tactics and motivational powers, Mancini transformed the team’s fortunes, their style of play and installing a winning mentality that in the unforgettable Euro 2020 victory.
Now, as Mancini steps into his new role with the Saudi Arabia national team, the challenges and opportunities ahead are immense. The Saudi football landscape has been evolving rapidly, with increased investments in the sport and ambitions to achieve greater prominence on the international stage. Mancini’s appointment is seen as a significant step towards realizing these ambitions.