Italy Manager Cesare Prandelli Resigns
Italian football team manager Cesare Prandelli will reportedly resign from his position immediately following the completion of the World Cup in Brazil.
#Abete: "Prandelli has offered his resignation. When we get back, I will call a meeting with the Federation and hope he will withdraw it."
— Italy (@azzurri) June 24, 2014
BREAKING: #ITA manager Cesare Prandelli resigns from position.
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) June 24, 2014
Cesare Prandelli has announced he has submitted his resignation to the Italian FA’s president after the defeat to Uruguay, who says he hopes Prandelli will reconsider his decision. The former Fiorentina and Roma coach then says he will stand by his decision to step down.
The 56-year old head coach took over of the Azzurri in 2010 after the South Africa World Cup. Prandelli’s resignation comes after a 0-1 loss to Uruguay in the third game of Group D that left Italy out of the Last 16 of Brazil 2014.