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CAIRO – 28 June 2017: On this day on June 28, 2012, UEFA Euro 2012 semi-finals witnessed a great assist, goal, and celebration by the Italian National Team against Germany.
The Italian striker Mario Balotelli managed to score two goals, which made Italy qualify to the final of the Euro 2012 after beating Germany 2-1.
Italy entered the match looking to score the first goal to put pressure on the Germans. They quickly managed to score their first goal by an excellent header from Ballotelli. The football world then saw the Italians do their magic by scoring an amazing second goal. In the 36th minute, Italian midfielder Riccardo Montolivo made a great assist to Balotelli who ran with the ball then shot a rocket that hit the goal making it 2-0 for Italy.
The story of the goal was not only about its assist or shot, it continued by Balotelli’s celebration. After scoring the goal he took his shirt off and stood still looking as if he was the hero of the day.
The second half started with Germany looking to score a quick goal in order to keep their chances in the match. Mesut Ozil managed to score a goal from penalty for Germany on the 90th minute, but it was too late and the match ended in a 2-1 victory for Italy.
Italy went to the final, but received a shameful 4-0 loss against Spain, which gave the title to the Spaniards.
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