The Italian football team was named Team of the Year for the second time after winning the 2020 European Championship, having previously received the honour after lifting the FIFA World Cup in 2006.
North Macedonia knocked four-time World Cup winners Italy out in the play-off semifinal.
Italy missed out on soccer's global showpiece again after they suffered a 1-0 defeat at home to North Macedonia in Thursday's play-off semifinal.
Since lifting their fourth World Cup trophy in 2006, they have not played a knockout game in the showpiece event, having only won one group stage match at the finals in that time.
Aleksandar Trajkovski's last-gasp strike earned North Macedonia a famous win over the Azzurri.
World No. 1 doubles pair Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic beat Italian duo Fabio Fognini and Jannik Sinner to seal a 2-1 victory.
Chef Adriano's own restaurant Tordomatto in Rome was awarded a Michelin Star in 2007, making him one of the youngest chefs to win the prestigious recognition.
The two heavyweights were drawn in the same path for the playoffs.
Actor Rima Kallingal shares her experience during her visit to Russia with partner Aashiq Abu.
The Italians were held to a 0-0 draw away to Northern Ireland and must now play in March's play offs.