Italy has a key game in the 2022 World Cup play-offs later this month. Balotelli was originally expect to return to the national team for the first time since 2018. After being called up to the camp in January. But the name of the bad boy striker was unidentify. “I summoned more useful people to the team. We only had a few rehearsals. So there is not enough time to try new things. The basis is still from the Euro 2020 squad. With the exception of Bernardeschi, who is not fit.”
“I couldn’t have called 40 players, we have called different strikers for this game.” When asked about the reason for calling Joao Pedro “There’s no reason for nothing. even in terms of myself I can’t do more than this.” “I’m sad whenever I haven’t called in any players, whether it’s Balotelli, Calabria or Bernardeschi. But that’s my choice, Joao Pedro can play a variety of roles in the offensive line.
“It’s always sad to leave a player at home, whether he is Balotelli, Calabria or Bernardeschi, but that’s my choice. Joao Pedro can play in different roles in the attack.”
La Nazionale failed to qualify for Qatar 2022, finishing second in their qualification group behind Switzerland who they had beaten in the group stage of Euro 2020 in June.
Italy will host North Macedonia in the semi-finals at the Stadio Barbera in Palermo on Thursday, March 24. The potential Final will be play away against Turkey or Portugal on March 29.