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Toronto FC midfielder Sebastian Giovinco proud of Italy call

Toronto FC striker Sebastian Giovinco is thrilled to be part Italy's squad.

Giovinco hopes to feature against Azerbaijan on Saturday and Norway on Tuesday.

“I am happy to be back wearing the Italy jersey and to have recaptured a place in the Nazionale," Giovinco told Rai Sport.

“Just being here is already a victory, one I really hoped for and wanted, because it was by no means to be taken for granted.

“In Toronto not just football, but all sports are experienced as moments of enjoyment and celebration. It's a wonderful atmosphere.

“My current club never put any pressure on me. In fact, they are all happy that I'm here on international duty."

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