October 31, 2006

The Sun Speaks With Italian Back Materazzi

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Traveling to a remote villa in the Apennine Way, The Sun sat down for an exclusive interview with Italian national team defender, Marco Materazzi, and found out what the Azzurri really said to France’s Zinedine Zidane during the final of the 2006 World Cup

Sun: Nice place.

Materazzi: Grazie, Grazie.

S: Is that a Tasti D-Lite gelato machine in the corner?

M: Si! I don’t know how it tastes so good with so few calories. I just sent one to Ronaldo. If you didn’t know, he’s trying to lose some pounds.

S: So are those tattoo’s real?

M: Yeah, I just got a new one of Zidane’s sister on my — here look.

S: Yikes. Looks painful. Let’s talk about Zidane, because the image of Zizou headbutting you became the iconic image of this past World Cup. The media were all over the story, hiring lipreaders to try and figure out what you said. So what exactly did you so say?

M: I said to Zidane, I said “Zidane,

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