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Italy fails to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958

Italy failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, losing to Sweden.

Italy's forward Ciro Immobile reacts at the end of the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Italy and Sweden on November 13, 2017 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. Italy failed to reach the World Cup for the first time since 1958 on Monday as they were held to a 0-0 draw in the second leg of their play-off at the San Siro by Sweden, who qualified with a 1-0 aggregate victory. Miguel Medina / AFP - Getty Images
Italian supporters react as they watch Italy's disqualification from the FIFA World Cup 2018. Piero Cruciatti / AFP - Getty Images
Alessandro Florenzi of Italy reacts after losing to Sweden. Marco Luzzani / Getty Images
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is hugged by teammate Leonardo Bonucci after their team was eliminated. Luca Bruno / AP
Italy players show their dejection after being eliminated. Dino Panato / Getty Images
Italy's goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon reacts during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification. Marco Bertorello / AFP - Getty Images
Gianluigi Buffon of Italy and Head coach Italy Gian Piero Ventura dejected at the end of the qualifier play-off. Claudio Villa / Getty Images
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon walks away as a Swedish player celebrating qualification lies on the pitch at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off. Luca Bruno / AP
Sweden's players celebrate at the end of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier play-off. Valerio Pennicino / Getty Images
Italian team supporters watch the World Cup qualifying play-off second leg soccer match between Italy and Sweden. Alessandra Tarantino / AP
Italy players react to their loss. Dino Panato / Getty Images
Sweden's players celebrate at the end of the World Cup qualifying play-off. Antonio Calanni / AP
Italy's supporters react to their team's loss. Piero Cruciatti / AFP - Getty Images
Gianluigi Buffon of Italy (L) cries as he waves after his team's loss to Sweden. Marco Luzzani / Getty Images
Italy's defender Leonardo Bonucci reacts at his team's loss. Marco Bertorello / AFP - Getty Images
Sweden's Sebastian Larsson and team mates celebrate after the match. Max Rossi / Reuters
Italy's supporters react at their team's disqualification. Piero Cruciatti / AFP - Getty Images