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Dazed and confused…

After the pure joy of watching England defeat Argentina, the Diary spent the next day scouring the newspapers for further analysis and comment.

Most of the sports sections said much the same thing but one item in particular seemed a bit different.

What caught the Diary&#39s (rather bloodshot) eye was the name of a fan who was quoted as saying he was “deeply moved. My family back in Palermo find it hard to accept but I&#39ll be supporting England even if they meet Italy”.

The fan – a well-known figure in financial services- was amusingly, but correctly, described as “an Italian-Englishman from Northampton who supports Ipswich but works in Edinburgh”.

With a background like that, our readers have a fair chance of guessing who it is. Answers on a postcard please to the usual address. You won&#39t win a prize, mind.

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