Genoa striker Goran Pandev explains Macedonia have been anxiously awaiting their World Cup qualifier with Italy for some time.
It kicks off in Skopje on Sunday at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT).
“Our people can’t wait for this game. We hadn’t played Israel yet and already they were talking about tomorrow’s match,” Pandev told La Gazzetta dello Sport.
“It will be a pretty packed stadium and that passionate atmosphere has always helped the team. We play more than anything else for honour.
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