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Victory (and defeat) in words

"This is the realisation of a dream that has lasted a long time. If there was a team that was going to win this game, it was going to be us." - Marcello Lippi.

"I've had some criticism recently, but I demonstrated that my desire is as great as anyone else's." - Alex del Piero.

"I am drunk with joy, I haven't got much to say only that it is a victory for a strong group of people." - Fabio Grosso.

"The boys are sitting there and have a bitter pill to swallow. We had our chances to score first, but we didn't manage it". - Jurgen Klinnsman.

"It was a balanced match. We had our chances too. It's hard to find an explanation. We're naturally very disappointed". - Philip Lahm.