Shanghai Shenhua’s Stephan El Shaarawy nets brace as he skippers Italy for the first time

Shanghai Shenhua forward Stephan El Shaarawy wore the Italy captain’s armband for the first time, scoring a brace as an experimental Azzurri side crushed Moldova 6-0 in an international friendly in Florence on Wednesday.Roberto Mancini fielded Italy’s “B-side” as the Italians build towards next year’s European Championships, having failed to reach the 2018 World Cup.Ex-Roma player El Shaarawy, now plying his trade in the Chinese Super League with Shanghai Shenhua, claimed his first double with…

Shanghai Shenhua’s Stephan El Shaarawy nets brace as he skippers Italy for the first time
Shanghai Shenhua forward Stephan El Shaarawy wore the Italy captain’s armband for the first time, scoring a brace as an experimental Azzurri side crushed Moldova 6-0 in an international friendly in Florence on Wednesday.Roberto Mancini fielded Italy’s “B-side” as the Italians build towards next year’s European Championships, having failed to reach the 2018 World Cup.Ex-Roma player El Shaarawy, now plying his trade in the Chinese Super League with Shanghai Shenhua, claimed his first double with…