Fireworks were set off where Italian players were sleeping (Picture: Getty)
Italy players had their sleep disrupted on the eve of the Euro 2020 final after England fans set off fireworks outside their training base.
The Italians are staying at
Tottenham Hotspur’s training ground and were resting up ahead of the final in London.
But English fans had other ideas, according to Sky Sport Italia, by setting off noisy fireworks in the middle of the night.
The fireworks were at least coloured red and green, like the Italian national flag but that will likely offer little comfort to the players.
A video has emerged on social media that is rumoured to be of the fireworks going off in the early hours of Sunday morning, but this is not yet confirmed.
Roberto Mancini’s side will now prepare for the trip to Wembley ahead of an 8pm kick-off.
They trained this morning and will set off for the stadium at 5.30pm.
Italy have won all six of their Euro 2020 matches thus far, although they did require extra-time against Austria and only beat Spain in a penalty shootout.
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England, meanwhile, were held by Scotland in the group stages but only conceded their first goal of the tournament in the semi-finals against Denmark.
They required extra-time to reach the final but have looked largely assured in the majority of their matches.
However, it’s expected the Italians – who knocked out the world’s highest ranked nation, Belgium, as well as Spain – will provide the stiffest test yet for Gareth Southgate’s side.
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