"It's a choice I should never have had to make, but there is no justification for Delio Rossi's actions. The firing is for his well being. He's a great person."
--- Andrea Della Valle, president of Italian club Fiorentina, on firing Coach Delio Rossi for punching his own player, Adem Ljijac, who sarcastically applauded his coach upon being subbed out. (USA Today)