Italy 1 - 0 Australia
Italy 1 - 0 Australia A penalty from Totti with the last kick of the game ended a pulsating game that saw the Italians break Aussie hearts.
Cometh the last seconds of normal time, cometh an unlikely saviour. Francesco Totti's appearances in his last two major tournaments ended in disgrace with expulsions for spitting at an opponent and for diving. He came into this tournament in worse shape than Wayne Rooney and Michael Owen put together, still convalescing from a serious injury. Discouraged by his insipid performances in the first-round matches, the manager Marcello Lippi had lost faith in the Roma star and dropped him from the ...
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