Emerson Palmieri, full-back of the Italian national team, spoke at the press conference in view of tomorrow’s match against the Czech Republic, valid as a friendly test in view of the Europeans starting on 11 June. These are his words.
On the Champions League
“Jorginho and I are happy to have won the Champions League: since Tuesday, since we arrived here, we have changed our mentality. We want to win and be protagonists in the European Championship: it is a friendly, it is already an important match for us. It will be difficult but we must make it ours as in the last two years “.
On Italian clubs
“Juventus have reached the final twice in recent years. I say that at Chelsea we made a good team, there is a lot of Tuchel in this: now we have created a mentality in recent years, to win, to be protagonists. We just have to continue to do what we know how to do “.
On the goal of Italy
“We have to pedal to get to the end. We have to have this mentality, every race will have to be a final and only in this way will we be able to go all the way. This is our goal with Italy”.
About the future
“I’m living a dream in competing in the European Championship. It has always been my goal to get here. Now I’m at this level but I’m not satisfied. I’m here, I want to give my best, win the European and then … For many months we have been talking about the market, about my return to Italy. Now I don’t even want to think about it. Actually, I don’t care: I live in the present, play the European Championship and do everything to win it. “