Romania's famous football player declared that Romania's game at Euro 2008 was honorable and added that he did his best. The player got over the moment when he missed the penalty with Italy on Friday and anxiously awaits for the World Championship, to play again.

Mutu declared that he would make it up for missing the penalty in the World Championships. He said he knew that all expectations are triggered towards him but he did his best. Mutu declared that Romania's team was outclassed by the others and all players knew it.

Mutu managed to score against Italy on Friday but also missed a penalty during the same game, which many say would have secured Romania's advance to the Euro 2008 quarterfinals.