Sour news and tough defeat to go on. The Italian Football Federation President Giancarlo Abete resigns on Tuesday 24 June 2014 after Italy were eliminated in the World Cup losing Italy 0 – 1 Uruguay. The other resignation announced during the after game press conference by Italy Head Coach Cesare Prandelli.
Abete: “I will go to the Federal Council to submit my irrevocable resignation”
According to Abete, he will present his resignation between this Friday and Monday after calling up a meeting. Abete insists that he had already took this decision before the World Cup no matter the result. Abete wants to favor a level of refleion on the future strategies of the Federation.