Head coach of Italian football, Giampiero Ventura has ruled out striker Graziano Pelle from the team after Thursday the player refused to shake his hand after the change in the qualifying match of the world Cup in 2018 with the team of Spain (1:1) in Turin.

Pelle has stepped into the starting lineup of the Italians and was replaced in the 59th minute, than was left extremely dissatisfied.

As reported on the official website of the Italian football Federation (FIGC), Pelle prematurely sent to the location of the club with the words “for disrespectful behavior during the replacement”. October 9 he had to participate in an away qualifying match against Macedonia.

After the game the 31-year-old striker for Chinese club “Shandong Luneng” repented of his act, but they brought apologies for the situation is not affected.

“Unfortunately, it’s happening again: I have allowed unacceptable behavior in relation to coach and as a result, his teammates. As with any big mistake, I accept the consequences. I take responsibility and ask forgiveness of all with all my heart,” wrote Pelle on his page in Instagram.



Italian footballer was expelled from the national team for refusing to shake hands with the coach 07.10.2016

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