The Italian soccer team won its second European Championship against England at Wembley, a few months ago, Rock group Maneskin won the Eurovision Song Contest with their song ‘Zitti e buoni’. Two facts that have nothing to do in themselves but for which a curious statistic and a historical fact are fulfilled. It is the first time that in the same year a country wins the editions of the European festival and the football tournament, that is, Italy is the first nation to win the Eurocup and Eurovision in the same year, 2021.
Mancini’s selection made a great championship, winning in the group stage to Turkey, Switzerland and Wales. In the knockout rounds, they beat Austria in extra time in the round of 16, after a great game they beat Belgium 2-1 in the quarterfinals. La Azzurra was in charge of eliminating Spain in the penalty shoot-out in the semifinals and finally to England in a final that was played at the temple of football, Wembley.
Maneskin’s song ‘Zitti e buoni’ was the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with a total of 524 votes. In second place was France and in third place Switzerland. The Italian Rock group was the champion of the musical competition thanks to the public vote. After the suspension of the football tournament due to the covid pandemic in 2020, it could be important for a historical event to be fulfilled. In 2021, after winning the European Championship, Italy achieves something that no European nation has achieved to date.
Source: Cuatro – Noticias de última hora, deportes, programas y series by www.telecinco.es.
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