Italy, four-time champions failed to qualify for the World Cup 2022 in Qatar. This was the second time in a row that they missed the tournament. So, what is next for the European Champions?
In the UEFA World Cup qualifying round, Italy had been put in Group C along with Northern Ireland, Switzerland, Lithuania, and Bulgaria. The pressure had been high for Roberto Mancini, the coach and the team as Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup that was held in Russia 4 years back.