"It is the first time I read a national team coach, a person of great institutional responsibility, said the next championship will be won by a certain team, that is Juventus. Even if in his mind he wants this, I think just saying it is a lack of respect."
-- Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho gets hot under the collar because Italian national team coach
Marcello Lippi predicted his former club Juventus would win Serie A this season. Said Lippi, "I'm sorry if Mourinho has given this interpretation. It was simply a prediction, one of a
thousand hypothesis that are made before the start of the [season]." (Reuters)