Italy England, because Alberto Rimedio does not comment on the final of the European Championships on RAI. Who are the commentators
Today, Sunday 11 July 2021, at 9 pm from Wembley the final of the 2021 European Football Championships between Italy and England will be staged. A match that will block the country, with all the Azzurri fans in front of the screens to cheer on Mancini’s national team. For those who watch the game on TV on Rai, however, they will notice a change. Not Alberto Rimedio, who has been following the exploits of the Azzurri for the public service for years, does the commentary of the final. Why? The commentator was stopped by Covid and therefore cannot comment on today’s final. A big joke for him, who has to give up one of the most important games of his career. In its place another historical commentator, Stefano Bizzotto. In all, three members of the Rai delegation following the National team were positive. Who are the Rai commentators commenting on the final of the Europeans Italy England? This is Stefano Bizzotto with Katia Serra. The technical comment is the first time for a woman for a national team match.
Who is Stefano Bizzotto
Who is it Stefano Bizzotto, the commentator who takes the place of Alberto Rimedio for the final Italy England?
Born in Bolzano, he is bilingual and knows Germany and the German world like few others. Scrupulous, inflexible and rigorous, he has often commented on the matches of the national team or the German teams. Never over the top, he is very competent and knowledgeable. He is also the voice of the dives, and over the years he has commented, among other things, on the sporting epic of Tania Cagnotto. From 2003 to 2012 he was the official commentator of the matches of the under 21 national football team. He alternated between football and hockey (in Bolzano it is the first city sport) and he had already arrived in 2012 in the place of Bruno Gentili in the commentaries of Italy. .
A position occupied for only two years because from 4 September 2014, with the debut of Conte as coach, the main voice of Italy becomes Alberto Remedy, while Bizzotto is entrusted with the technical comment. One year later he is also replaced in this role by Giovanni Trapattoni. Comment on some matches of the 2016 European Championship flanked by Roberto Rambaudi and the 2016 Italian Super Cup Juventus-Milan with Andrea Stramaccioni. Subsequently, with the return to Rai of the Champions League, Stefano Bizzotto is again commentator of many games together with Antonio di Gennaro and alternating with Marco Lollobrigida. In this edition he commented on several Euro2020 races with Katia Serra as the second voice. Now for the couple Bizzotto Serra the opportunity of a lifetime: to comment on the final of the European Championships at Wembley with Italy as protagonist.