Giorgio Chiellini Has Courted Controversy In His New Biography

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Giorgio Chiellini has courted the controversy in his new biography, ‘Yeah, Giorgio,’ for his unbridled criticism of Felipe Melo and Mario Balotelli.

He portrayed Kalidou in a much more positive way, though, as he also disclosed his shock at receiving a message from Inter icon Javier Zanetti after his injury to the ACL.

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“I’ve suffered, of course, like everyone else, but it was also beautiful,” he wrote, as Tuttosport reported. “Everyone called me, starting with my teammates. I read hundreds of messages, some I expected, some less so, others not at all. “I was very happy to read one from Javier Zanetti. I never would have spoken to him before.

Another one from which I didn’t expect was Pepe Reina, the former goalkeeper of Napoli, who wrote some very beautiful words.

“Other Napoli players called me, for instance Insigne and Koulibaly, but I had a relationship with them, unlike the one I had with Reina.”I respect Koulibaly a lot and I got to talk to him, to understand what kind of person he was.” In August the Senegalese turned his netback to hand Juve a 4-3 victory over Napoli, leading the 35-year-old to hug him on the pitch.

“After his own goal in Juve-Napoli on August 31 I think back to our embrace on the Allianz Stadium pitch.”Being the person I am, I almost regretted the gesture I made to him. Maybe it would have been easier for us to hug in the dressing room and just hold this thing between us.”But it came unexpectedly. I was searching for Kalidou, on my crutches to go to him. He had written to me ‘good luck’ the night before.

“I have had a wonderful relationship with him all along. A player so strong, a person so decent he makes such a mistake in the 92nd minute of a key encounter! “When I saw him with that smile, my heart melted: I felt that I needed to console him with a few words, nothing more. “‘You are the best, everyone makes mistakes. Continue to work like you know-how and everything will move.’

“I want everyone to be a player, not just a Juventini.”

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