Cassano Denies Wife’s Statement
Antonio Cassano retired from football, July 24, 2017, two weeks after he returned from hanging up his boots Agen Sbobet Terpercaya.
The 35-year-old Italian striker joined Serie B club Hellas Verona on 10 July. Cassano had a game in two test matches for Verona.
However, the president of Verona, Maurizio Setti, revealed that Cassano left the club because his mind was screwed.
“Cassano’s mind is very messy, but he still has a good physical and athletic, he goes,” Setti told the Italian news agency ANSA.
The player who appeared 39 times for the national team then confirmed he would not play football.
Cassano also denied the statement of his wife, Carolina Marcialis, delivered via social media that he will look for the club again.
“Contrary to what my wife said through social media, Antonio Cassano will not play football anymore,” Cassano said, as quoted by The Guardian.
“I apologize to the city of Verona, to all the fans, to the president of the club.For a 35-year-old man like me, I need more motivation to return to the green field,” he said.
He then said his current priority was to be close to his wife and children.
Cassano has not played since his contract with Sampdoria was suspended based on a decision by both sides on January 25, 2017. During his career, Cassano once strengthened European elite clubs such as AS Roma, Real Madrid, Inter Milan and AC Milan.