Mancini, Italy squad lay wreath in Genoa

At site of bridge collapse that killed 43

(ANSA) - Genoa, October 9 - Roberto Mancini and his Italy squad on Tuesday laid a wreath at the site of the bridge collapse in genoa that killed 43 people on August 14.
    The players and coaching staff stood for a few moments in silence.
    The delegation was led by former Genoa goalkeeper Mattia Perin and Sampdoria striker Gianluca Caprari.
    Italy play Ukraine in a friendly in Genoa Wednesday.
    On Sunday they travel to Poland for a Nations League match.
    "It's really crazy what happened here," said Mancini, who started his playing career as a striker for Sampdoria.
    "I lived in Genoa for 15 years and I passed over this bridge many times. Seeing it on TV is striking, but it has a different effect in reality, it's even more striking. It was a moment of very strong emotion for me".
    The squad and coaching staff held up jerseys saying "Azzurri with Genoa in their hearts".
   

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