The Italian national team on football will not compete at the 2018 world Cup, which will be held in Russia.

The Italian national team on football could not beat the Swedes for the first time in 58 years does not fall on the final part of the championship miraculasly the national team is the sum of two butt matches in the European qualifying tournament was weaker than Sweden. The result of the return match, held in Italy in the night of Tuesday, my time - 0:0.
Previously passed the first match, which took place in Sweden, was victorious for the Scandinavian team - 1:0.
Italy is one of the most titled participants of the championship of the world this tournament she has conquered four times. The last time she won the world Cup in 2006.
Only in 1958, she failed to qualify for the world Cup. Had a chance to miss the championship, for example, in 1998. Then the Italians also participated in the play-offs, rival team was the national team of Russia. In the first match, held in the autumn of 1997 in Moscow, was a draw. In that match in the Italian national team, coming on as substitute, made his debut Gianluigi Buffon, who is now the main goalkeeper. The return match result was 1:0 in favor of Italy: it made its way to the 1998 world Cup, Russia also missed the tournament.