Italy's press head over heels in love with Azzurri

July 5, 2006
By James Eve
ROME, July 5 (Reuters) - Italy's sports press hailed its players as heroes after they beat Germany 2-0 to reach the World Cup final but the good news from Berlin had to share the front pages with stories of the soccer scandal sweeping the country.

'We love you,' ran the headline on the front of Corriere dello Sport, before predicting the performance would 'pass into legend'.

Having recalled Italy's famous 4-3 win over Germany in the semi-finals of the 1970 World Cup, the paper ...

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