Riccardo Montolivo felt “regret and frustration” after Italy’s 4-0 Final defeat to Spain.
“Losing a European Final 4-0, you can’t be happy. There are great regrets and frustration that we got to the end of the game and didn’t play it all the way,” said the midfielder.
“When we were left with 10 men and half an hour to go, the match was over.
“Tonight Spain played at 100 per cent and when they do that it’s tough for anyone. Plus we were less sharp and unlucky with the injuries.
“Maybe it takes a while to get over a game like this, but we know that we all dreamed together with the Italian people.”