Antonio Conte.

Antonio Conte suffers cut to the nose celebrating Italy's opener v Belgium

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Antonio Conte got a whack on the nose as he celebrated Italy's opening goal in their European Championship game against Belgium.

The next Chelsea boss was pictured with tissue covering his nose after he and his coaching staff exuberantly celebrated Emanuele Giaccherini's stylish opener.

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Juventus striker Simone Zaza is said to have caused the cut.

But Conte certainly won't be feeling any pain. In what is a tough group - Sweden and the Republic of Ireland are Italy's other opponents - victory will put the Azzurri top of Group E following Sweden's 1-1 draw with Martin O'Neill's side.

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Conte suffers a cut to his nose

Of course, Twitter didn't fail to see the funny side.

Giaccherini's goal

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