Minister for Sport Luca Lotti insists “it’d be good for Italy as a country to be in the Champions League Final and we must all cheer on Juventus.”
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“It’s a very important opportunity for our country to show how clubs like Juventus made important investments and reached great targets,” the Minister told Mediaset Premium.
“It’d be good for Italy as a country to have a representative in the Final and we all have to cheer on Juventus.
“I am a Milan fan, but hopefully we’ll see other Italians doing well in the Champions League too.”