Now is when the funny really begins.
Well, that's if the knockout stages of Euro 2012 don't become the Azzurri's cruel, cruel mistress.
It's the final day of the quarterfinals. It's England vs. Italy. It's a manager who looks really, really sleepy facing off against one who never seems to leave his best suit at home (snazzy Prandelli is snazzy). It's one of the national teams I love to laugh at the most against the one and only one I truly love.
I just can't wait for Antonio Cassano to show John Terry who's boss. And then we will laugh and laugh and laugh.
UPDATED: LINEUPS ARE HERE!
Italy (4-1-3-2 or 4-3-1-2?): Buffon; Abate, Barzagli, Bonucci, Balzaretti; Pirlo; Marchisio, Montolivo, De Rossi; Balotelli, Cassano