Italy and England went into the EURO 2020 with high hopes that this would be their time to shine. England came racing out of the blocks early, but Italy wrestled back control before settling the encounter via England’s old nemesis: a penalty shootout. Whether you form part of a local tribe of Italian or English support, or ignored the final completely, one thing that can’t be ignored is the plethora of memes the tournament spawned.
A good meal & a good time
The Italian chaps from The Meatball Guys must have been having a blast yesterday…and possibly all the way throughout today and the rest of the week. Points for creativity and accuracy of this meme.
Needless to say, Chiellini hauling Saka back makes for a great meme template, while perfectly encapsulating the Italian captain’s win-at-all-costs attitude. Here are two bonus posts.
No grey areas
Did Malta’s greylisting really happen or was it just a bad dream?
Just a thought…
Following the uninterrupted celebrations that took place recently in Ħamrun, one person came up with an idea of where to stage winning parties, regardless of which team came out on top. Hard to argue with that one…
With Italy conquering the continent in football terms, one memer questioned Malta’s colonial past, given the UK’s 200-year stay in the island. Would we have really been better off under Italian rule? A question for the ages…