09:09  +04,  September 5, 2019

Paolo Rossi speaks about Armenia, Mkhitaryan

By Samvel Sukiasyan

YEREVAN. – NEWS.am Sport on Wednesday had an exclusive interview with Italian football legend Paolo Rossi after the Italian national squad’s pre-match training session in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia.

Rossi is now an analyst at RAI television of Italy.

The football great, who led Italy to the 1982 FIFA World Cup title, expressed his views on Armenia, the upcoming Armenia vs. Italy clash in the Euro 2020 qualification round, and Armenia international Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

In particular, he said this game has great importance for Italy, and noted that Mkhitaryan is a very good footballer.

Rossi added that it will be a very tough match, but predicted that the Azzurri will win 2-1.

Thursday’s match is slated for kickoff at 8pm Armenia time.

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