ROME, 27 SEP – “The thanks of the government and the staff of Palazzo Chigi go to you: Italian volleyball is again European champion, for the seventh time for the men and the third for the women and for the first time at the same time . It is a result that fills us with pride and adds to unforgettable months for Italian sport. By heart, I don’t remember a year like this, truly an extraordinary year ”. Prime Minister Mario Draghi said this when he met the 2021 European champions of the women’s and men’s volleyball team at Palazzo Chigi. (HANDLE).