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Italy left their Wembley dressing room looking like a 'battlefield' following their raucous celebrations after beating England on penalties in the Euro 2020 final on Sunday.

The Azzurri defeated the Three Lions in a penalty shoot-out to claim their second European Championship title and their first piece of silverware since winning the World Cup in 2006.

And it certainly looks as though they enjoyed the night judging by images captured from inside the changing room.

As can be seen in photos published in German publication BILD, there were bottles of beer, wine and champagne lying discarded on the floor, while a number of players also left flip-flops and boxer shorts behind.

Bottles of alcohol were left all over the changing room

And the cleaning staff will have had quite the job on their hands, with towels and club crests also dotted around.

Some videos from the post-match carnage have emerged, with Italian assistant coach Daniele De Rossi seen sliding belly first on a beer-soaked table.

And their match-winning goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma was filmed chanting "It's coming Rome!" in an altered version of the popular England anthem.

Indeed, the atmosphere was so febrile that BILD described the chaos left behind as something almost resembling a 'battlefield'.

The scene was described by BILD as like a 'battlefield'

The scenes were in stark contrast to the opposition changing room, where Gareth Southgate and his side left only a stacked pile of pizza boxes behind before departing.

Italy returned to their country as heroes, and were greeted by their President Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Mario Draghi.

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Mattarella said: “The biggest compliments to the players, who deserved to win despite playing with two heavy handicaps – the stadium full of English fans and early goal. It was a feat.

"Yesterday, I was asked for a comment and I confirm: you have been surrounded by the affection of the Italians and you have reciprocated.

Daniele De Rossi slid across a table in celebration
(Image: Getty Images)

“You deserved the trophy and this title. Congratulations and best wishes for the future.”

Draghi added: “You made us move, rejoice and embrace. I have always been proud to be Italian but this time we saw the union in the celebrations, also in the name of Italy.

“Today it’s you who have entered history, with the sprints, the serves, the goals and the saves, and what saves.

“The team spirit created by Roberto Mancini, the efforts, the sacrifices, the tears of Leonardo Spinazzola. Then, they are not here, but I want to thank all your families who have always encouraged you.

“You have strengthened the sense of belonging to Italy and you have placed us at the centre of Europe.”

The Italy players have become national heroes
(Image: Getty Images)

There were also huge parties around the country, although sadly one person died and several were injured during the celebrations.

A 22-year-old man died in a car crash in Caltagirone, in Sicily, as he was rushing to the town centre to join victory festivities, police said.

In the financial capital Milan, 15 people were hurt, three seriously, in rowdy, post-match partying. One of them lost three fingers when a firework exploded in his hand.

In a town near the southern city of Foggia, police believe a hitman took advantage of the chaos in the streets to settle a score, shooting dead his target in the crowd before escaping on a motorbike.

The victim's six-year-old niece was also wounded in the attack and was in a "very serious" condition, media said.