Monday March 26 2012
Schelotto could be Euro 2012 surprise

Atalanta believe that Ezequiel Schelotto can break into the Italian national squad in time for Euro 2012.

Schelotto, a former Italian Under-21 international, has been one of the club’s most consistent performers this season.

Although born in Argentina, he’s hoping for an Azzurri future despite not yet winning a call to the full set-up.

“Schelotto is a player who best represents our Goddess symbol, with his flowing hair in the wind and his elusive ways,” director Pierpaolo Marino told Radio Anch’Io Lo Sport.

“Why couldn’t he be a part of the European Championship? We have an able tactician in Cesare Prandelli who knows what are the best decisions to make.”

Schelotto, a wide midfielder who can also play as a full-back, has been paired with a summer move as Inter are known to be admirers.

“For the moment we are keeping a tight grip of him,” Marino responded when asked about the player’s future.

Schelotto, 22, has scored one goal in 28 games so far this season.

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