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TV Show's Chides Irk Materazzi

  • Reuters , Monday, August 31, 2009 3:30 PM
Inter Milan defender Marco Materazzi has sued the directors of an Italian television program after one episode showed a character blaming the player for losing at fantasy soccer. "We have received a complaint from the player," Inspector Coliandro director Marco Manetti told a news conference on Monday. "The ironic thing is I'm an Inter fan; in fact in the series there are continual references to the team." In an episode from the detective series, a character remarks about Materazzi: "Even this time he got himself sent off."

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