By Kieran Jackson For Mailonline
Published: 12:54 BST, 14 October 2019 | Updated: 12:56 BST, 14 October 2019
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 Rome 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 Italy 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
Mancini presents a Italy 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 entire playing squad and backroom staff pose for a