AS Roma defender Leonardo Spinnazola made his return to the Italian national team during the Finnalisima clash with two-time world champions Argentina. The Finnalisima involves the winner of the European Championship and the Copa America.
Italian football enjoyed some sort of renaissance on the back of missing out on the 2018 FIFA World Cup tournament in Russia after winning the Euro 2020 tournament last summer. The Italians won the tournament by beating the Three Lions of England on penalties after the two teams played out a 1-1 draw at the end of extra time. Italian football has dropped from the lofty heights reached by winning the Euro 2020 tournament after failing to qualify for the World Cup tournament in Qatar this year. At Euro 2020, Spinnazolasuffered a serious Achilles injury thus ruling him out for several months. He made his return to injury for AS Roma just before the end of this season.