WATCH: Manchester City fans worried, as Rodri bodied by 'Vinnie Jones'-style tackle by Italy at Euro 2024

Spain Euro 2024 Rodri
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Manchester City and Spain fans alike were given a scare after Italy substitute Bryan Cristante left Rodri lying in a heap straight from the restart in Spain’s Euro 2024 clash with Italy.

Arsenal midfielder Jorginho made way for Cristante at the break in a double-change that also saw Andrea Cambiaso replace Davide Frattesi – and Roma midfielder Cristante made an immediate and literal impact as he clattered into Rodri straight after the second half kicked off.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.