Lazio's defender of Bosnia and Herzegovina Senad Lilic (R) controls the ball near AC Milan's midfielder Ignazio Abate during the Italian Serie A match between AC Milan and Lazio on March 2, 2013 at San Siro Stadium in Milan. AFP PHOTO / OLIVIER MORIN
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Wayne Rooney of England heads towards goal as Ignazio Abate of Italy challenges during the UEFA EURO 2012 quarter final match between England and Italy at The Olympic Stadium on June 24, 2012 in Kiev, Ukraine.
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Ignazio Abate # of Italy celebrates with team-mates after scoring his team's first goal during the International Friendly match between Italy and Germany at San Siro Stadium on November 15, 2013 in Milan, Italy.
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Ignazio Abate (L) and Andrea Barzagli (R) of Italy show their dejection after the UEFA EURO 2012 final match between Spain and Italy at the Olympic Stadium on July 1, 2012 in Kiev, Ukraine.