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Isn't he an Argentina fan? boss Roberto Mancini gives Pope Francis a personalised shirt as squad make special trip to the Vatican after sealing Euro 2020 qualification The Italian national team visited Pope Francis at the Vatican on Sunday Visit followed Roberto Mancini's side qualifying for Euro 2020 with Greece win A comfortable 2-0 victory in booked 's spot with three games to spare  The squad travel to Liechtenstein for tomorrow's game but squeezed in the visit

By Kieran Jackson For Mailonline

Published: 12:54 BST, 14 October 2019 | Updated: 12:56 BST, 14 October 2019

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The Italian national team visited Pope Francis at the Vatican on Sunday, a day after securing qualification for Euro 2020. 

Roberto Mancini's team beat Greece 2-0 at the Stadio Olimpico in on Saturday, making it seven wins out of seven and guaranteeing the Azzurri top spot in qualifying Group J. 

And a day later, the whole squad suited up to visit Pope Francis, presenting him with a personalised national team shirt, with Francis' actual surname 'Bergoglio' on the back. 

Pope Francis shakes hand with Italy head coach Roberto Mancini at the Vatican on Sunday

Pope Francis shakes hand with head coach Roberto Mancini at the Vatican on Sunday 

Mancini presents a Italy football shirt to the Pope, whose full name is Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Mancini presents a football shirt to the Pope, whose full name is Jorge Mario Bergoglio

The Pope shakes the hand of national team and AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma

The Pope shakes the hand of national team and AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma

The entire playing squad and backroom staff pose for a group photograph with Pope Francis

The entire playing squad and backroom staff pose for a

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