Simone Zaza was introduced on extra time against the world champions to take a penalty in the shootout but unfortunately he missed his penalty. He has revealed how he actually felt about this penalty miss in the Euro 2016 quarter which has made Germany to win.
The Italy Striker said it was really embarrassing especially when he thought he was going to score. according to him:
‘I have always taken my penalties like that and was convinced I would score . I did send Manuel Neuer the wrong way , but unfortunately the ball went too high .
‘It will be difficult , but I want to get over it. I want the Italians to know that we gave everything .
‘The fans realised we did all we could and I am happy with the welcome we have had – I knew they would understand . It is a shame about the penalties as we were doing something extraordinary . ’