Monday June 25 2012
Montolivo: Let’s make history

Riccardo Montolivo insists that Italy have the opportunity to make history after defeating England at Euro 2012.

The new Milan man missed in the shoot-out after last night’s 0-0 draw, but the Azzurri still went through 4-2 on spot-kicks.

Cesare Prandelli’s side will now take on Germany in the semi-finals on Thursday evening.

“I’m disappointed about the penalty, but we deserved the win,” the former Fiorentina captain commented.

“Now we will have to face Germany, we are ready for another battle and to enter the history books.”

The tie will be a special occasion for the midfielder given that his mother is actually German.

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