Italy coach Roberto Menichelli told UEFA.com that his team was "more serene" after a 7-0 win against Azerbaijan secured their path in the quarter-finals, while the defeated side's Biro Jade admitted they "couldn't imagine" such a loss.
In the first of a three-part series, UEFA.com looks back on an enthralling UEFA Futsal EURO 2014 tournament with contributions from the coaches of Portugal and winners Italy, as well as former Spain coach Javier Lozano.
Watch the highlights from the 2014 UEFA Futsal EURO final.
Italy reflect on UEFA Futsal EURO glory
Italy coach Roberto Menichelli looks back on his team's success at UEFA Futsal EURO 2014, the country's first title since 2003.
What is futsal?
UEFA Training Ground finds out more about the fastest-growing indoor sport in the world from some of futsal's biggest names.
UEFA Futsal EURO group stage round-up
See the best moments from the group stage at UEFA Futsal EURO 2014 with spectacular goals including top scorer Eder Lima's acrobatic equaliser for Russia against Portugal.