Dubbed the “goal twins” during their playing days, Roberto Mancini and Gianluca Vialli are still teaming up to win matches.
This time as coaches of Italy’s national team.
When the Italians beat Spain in the European Championship semifinals, there was Mancini sharing joyous hugs with Vialli on the field at Wembley Stadium.
“Gianluca and I have known each other for a very long time so it’s only natural that our relationship is different,” said Mancini, now the head coach of the national team. “I’m not saying that we grew up together but it’s almost like that.
“We spent a number of years together and we have a relationship that goes way beyond friendship. He’s like a true brother to me.”
The pair have also gone through some high points and low points on the very same…