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Heartbroken but heroes: Conte's dreamers have restored Italy pride

The Gazzetta dello Sport had a simple message for the Italian nation ahead of Saturday’s Euro 2016 showdown with Germany: “Sing for them.” They did. In Bordeaux and all across the Italian nation. They sang their hearts out. Then Antonio Conte’s men played their hearts out. Again. This time, though, it wasn't enough. This time, the Azzurri fell short. But only just.

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