Italy coach Roberto Mancini, captain Giorgio Chiellini and veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon congratulated Marcel Jacobs and Gianmarco Tampere for winning historic gold medals for Italy at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
It has been a great month for Italian sport, with Italy crowning the European Championship “Euro 2020” on July 11th by beating England on penalties at Wembley Stadium.
Less than a month after the victory of the Azzurri, the Italians celebrated two legendary achievements at the Tokyo Olympics with Gianmarco Tampere and Marcel Jacobs.
Tampere took gold in the high jump, while Jacobs, won gold in the men’s 100m.
Chiellini, Buffon, and Mancini took to their official social media accounts to congratulate their compatriots on their incredible achievements.
Posting a photo of the two embracings, Mancini wrote: “You guys are history, all these medals are great.”