What They're Saying: Daniele Prade

"Mandragora is a good person. The most he deserved was a warning."

-- Udinese coach Daniele Prade after his 21-year-old Italian international, Rolando Mandragora, was suspended one game by Lega Serie A. The midfielder was caught on television by lip readers making blasphemous remarks after Sampdoria keeper Emil Eudero saved his shot during Udinese's recent 1-0 win. Mandragora shouted, "Porca Madonna, Vaffanculo, Dio Cane" ("Virgin Mary is a pig, f*** off, God is a dog.") In Italy, taking the Lord’s name in vain is a crime punishable by a small fine. (Who Ate all the Pies)
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