Slovakia 3-2 Italy: World Champions Suffer Embarrassing Exit
Robert Vittek's double proved too much despite late Azzurri rally.
By Kris Voakes
Jun 24, 2010 4:54:00 PM
World champions Italy suffered an embarrassing exit at the first hurdle thanks to Slovakia's pulsating 3-2 World Cup Group F victory at Ellis Park.
Robert Vittek struck either side of the break before Antonio Di Natale's goal gave Italy hope. Kamil Kopunek made the game safe for Slovakia in the 89th minute before a further consolation from Fabio Quagliarella.
Oh dear dear Italy..
Oh dear dear France..
Euuuw England!!! that was sooooo damn bloody effing close!