What They're Saying

"It's not the first time it's happened and that's also why I follow the Florentine referee's performances to see if I need to expect some telephone threats. I always hope that he referees well. But in any case, it's never nice to hear someone tell you on the telephone they're going to kill you."

-- Gianluca Rocchi, an unemployed 44-year-old Italian who shares a name with Serie A referee Gianluca Rocchi. Ref Rocchi's performance during Inter Milan's 3-0 loss to Napoli last Saturday resulted in the other Rocchi received threatening phone calls. (AP)

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