Euro 2020, Roberto Mancini hero of Scottish irredentism: to portray the Italian national team coach in the unusual role is the newspaper ‘The National’ ‘supporter of an independent Scotland’, which publishes the image of the coach in the front page by William Wallace, the Scottish national hero who fought for independence from England in the 13th century, played by Mel Gibson in ‘Braveheart’, his five Academy Award-winning film. “Save us Roberto, you are our last hope. We cannot bear that (the British, ed.) Blather another 55 years” on the victory for the Europeans, the newspaper headlines.
Today’s front page: Save us Roberto, you’re our final hope! pic.twitter.com/fezSta4ohE
– The National (@ScotNational) July 10, 2021