Professional athletes all over the world are pushed too hard in terms of the number of games they play and the length of their season, and care less and less about each game. It's not surprising.
While I've Italian parents and an Italian passport, as a football spectator, I'm not terribly upset about the results. Congratulations Sweden! I hope there are some underdogs that perform well and perhaps win it. Sometimes, it's easier to enjoy the tournament once your team is out.