An Ode To Antonio Di Natale

Loyal to a provincial club and possessing enough self-awareness to rightly estimate football's real importance, it's easy to wax lyrical about Antonio Di Natale...

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hospital_pass says...

Brilliantly written article. More please!

Posted 11:33am 25th July 2014

radhika says...

I follow Seria A and he is a Legend. By favorite Seria A player

Posted 10:16am 25th July 2014

shades (Arsenal) says...

Goddamn sand everywhere..getting into my eyes while reading this article..I've to carry tissues if this keeps up

Posted 9:53pm 24th July 2014

tasty (Everton) says...

Great article about a fantastic bloke. Just to clarify though (in terms of some of the comments about him being a one man club) that he joined Udinise from Empoli in 2004 after Empoli were relegated from Serie A. I was living in Empoli at the time and had a season ticket for his last three years there (he was there for 8 years although spent a couple of the early years away on loan). He was (and still is) revered there too for his commitment and selflessness - an all round top geezer.

Posted 2:55pm 24th July 2014

kofi (Chelsea) says...

That was a truly awesome article! Partly due to the subject matter but also the they way the story was written. I actually registered to comment, so good work.

Posted 1:22pm 24th July 2014

cozens says...

Great article. Seemingly the closest we have here is Matt Le Tissier. A man who could have played for any team in the Premier League and won plenty, but stayed with the Saints.

Posted 12:25pm 24th July 2014

bright and edgy (Manchester City) says...

Just echoing what most people here have already said. Quality article, and an equally quality guy it seems. What a shame there are so few similar examples.

Posted 12:15pm 24th July 2014

dclark (Tottenham Hotspur) says...

Great article, restores ones faith in humanity within football, albeit an isolated example. One clubs players are to be lauded in this day and age, be it against a backdrop of success or not. Honorary mention for Ledley King wouldn't go amiss though.

Posted 11:34am 24th July 2014

big puma says...

Considering how much i like to take the writers here to task for writing nonsense, this was a touching, accurate, and wonderful article. Thank you.

Posted 7:51am 23rd July 2014

monkey_d_luffy (Manchester United) says...

One of the best articles I've read all year. Thanks for restoring some of the faith I had lost in football.

Posted 6:44am 23rd July 2014

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