Victorious 2-1 against Belgium in the quarter-finals of Euro 2021, Italy wasted no time in chambering her opponent on Twitter.
Posting photomontages and well-felt formulas on social networks before an elimination match helps to build up the pressure and heat up your supporters. But when the outcome is not favorable, the backlash always hurts. The proof again with Belgium which, in addition to losing 2-1 its quarter-final of Euro 2021 against Italy, was entitled to a chamber on Twitter.
In the morning of Friday, the official account of the Red Devils had published a photomontage with in particular Romelu Lukaku presented as a warrior in the middle of the Colosseum. The message “Veni, vidi …” accompanied this creation.
This publication has not escaped the attention of the Squadra Azzura communications team. At the final whistle, she quoted the Belgian tweet writing “Vici” with Italian flags.
The pungent response had its effect. In less than half an hour, this room had been retweeted or liked more than 40,000 times.
Qualified for the semi-finals, Italy must face Spain, which falls for Switzerland. The match is scheduled for Tuesday, July 6, at the legendary Wembley Stadium in London. The final is scheduled for July 11, still in the English capital.