A man of destiny

May 22, 2007
By Roberto Gotta
'Friendly' does not even begin to describe the atmosphere at Parma. It is the epitome of a football club where players nod to anyone crossing their path at the training ground, or go to the behavioural extreme, for footballers, of actually saying hello to strangers before lowering their sunglasses - which had been resting on their foreheads, as everybody does in this country in order to increase his/her 'wow' factor - and settling into their sports cars.

While leaving the complex, ...

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