Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 home draw on Monday by a defiant Sweden, who booked a place at next year's finals in Russian Federation with a 1-0 aggregate win.
Corriere also claims that Luka Modric could be a key negotiator in this situation: the midfielder, who played under Ancelotti at Real Madrid, could pull some strings to convince him to opt for Croatia instead of Italy.
Sweden survived wave after wave of Italian attacks at the San Siro. I thank the lads who were with us and, although it wasn't enough, I hope that we gave them something. Gian Piero Ventura will surely need to make some modifications to his lineup after such a poor performance in Stockholm.
Italy is a team that can not afford to miss out on the next World Cup while Sweden is trying to prosper after Zlatan Ibrahimovic's retirement from the national team.
Neither team was particularly impressive in the first leg of this matchup but Italy had a very disappointing display. I'm leaving an Italy side that will know how to speak for itself.
The defeat brought the curtain down on the remarkable worldwide career of 39-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, who was making his 175th appearance for his country.
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The Croatian football federation seems to have approached Ancelotti for the same reasons as Italy, as the team face equal hard times.
However, the latest reports suggest that he is now being courted by two national teams who would largely benefit from his arrival. "We invite them to support us, but realize the time has come for us to show them what we've got".
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The federation also adopted several recommendations by Deborah Daniels, a former federal prosecutor who oversaw the review. Raisman said she spoke to FBI investigators after serving as national team captain at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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Until now negotiations with the companies had focused on conduct remedies, according to one of the people. The two sides are far apart in getting a deal done, increasing the risk that talks could hit an impasse.
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