Juventus defender and national team captain Leonardo Bonucci, spoke to various TVs in view of tomorrow night’s match against Switzerland, the second in Group A of the European Championships, after his successful debut with Turkey.
OUT OF CLASS – “The beauty of this group is that there is not just one captain, there are many, many leaders. Everyone is part of a group, everyone is responsible for himself and the team. The champion of this national team is the group” .
THE FIRST WITH TURKEY – “The result was great, winning on the debut gives great enthusiasm. It was great to see so many people in the stadium again. It hadn’t happened for a long time and it was exciting, but now we have to turn the page, to put our heads in the tank and move on ”.
SWITZERLAND – “With Wales they would have deserved the three points, it’s a team that deserves respect because they have done well in recent years. It has international players, a coach who has been working with them for some time, well-established mechanisms: we need patience and commitment from everyone, then our goal is to watch game after game. We faced Turkey and we won, now let’s think about beating Switzerland, then about what will be ”.
EXPERIENCE – “” It is important that even the players who have not had the opportunity to compete in European competitions in recent years have responded positively to the debut. There was a bit of emotion in the first minutes from everyone, then we changed gears in the second. . All the young people who are here are there because the coach deemed them ready ”.
LINO BANFI – “It was very nice to receive a message like this, I think the coach made the best move by showing us the video to release the tension”.