Only one position in the updated FIFA rankings separated the former coach of Italy Antonio Conte from the bonus in the amount of 510 thousand euros.
In case of contact with Italy, the squadra Azzurra in the championship of Europe on the 9th place of the FIFA ranking, Conte would have received 510 thousand euros as bonus. Unfortunately for the newly minted coach of Chelsea, only one position separated him from a tidy sum.
The ninth escaped from Italy because of the defeat by the Irish team in the group stage of Euro, and also due to the French, who thanks to reaching the final of Euro broke from 17th to 7th place and pushed the Italians on the 10 position.
According to many fans, playing with Ireland is nothing for Italy is not solved. In the context of standings it is true, however, this result has deprived Conte of 510 thousand euros.
However, Antonio can be proud of the work done, because when he took the national team, she was in 14th place in the FIFA rankings, and at one point even fell to 17 seats.
The Italian team under the leadership of Conte unexpectedly strong Euro, only in the penalty shootout, losing to the German national team in the quarterfinal match of the tournament.