While the football world sits in shock after Italy’s exit from the FIFA World Cup, we’re not exactly shedding a tear for the team who of course knocked our strongest Socceroos side of all time out of a promising 2006 campaign in the round of 16, going on to win their fourth world title.

So, with with a dour 0-0 draw with Sweden causing Italy to fail to even qualify for the once-in-every-four-years event for the first time since they first hoisted the cup back in 1934, here are our top 10 reasons we’re stoked to see them miss out.











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