The rule of nine – he writes The print – applies to everyone, a little less for Mancini’s funny Italy. More Immobile of Belotti, the starting point with Belgium, but nothing is decisive with the third wheel, the young and lively Breakers, on the waiting list. Once upon a time there was in blue Vieri, two years later Toni, in South Africa Gilardino, in 2012 Balotelli. Finally in 2016 Pelle. The only doubt today is whether we can triumph without the indispensability of the tip.