Monday October 13 2014
Di Natale 'is an example'

Udinese President Franco Soldati congratulated Antonio Di Natale on his 37th birthday. “He’s an exemplary professional.”

The captain blew out 37 candles on the cake today, but is still one of the most reliable strikers in Europe, netting 124 Serie A goals in his last 178 appearances.

“I wish the best to an exemplary professional, an exemplary person, a reference point for anyone who wants to go into this career,” President Soldati told Tuttomercatoweb.

“Totò is a man of great morality who can give so much to this world even after he hangs up his boots. With him as an example, youngsters could grow in the best way.

“Antonio is one of the most fundamental players in the history of Udinese, on a par with Zico. Totò is a person we are counting on both as a club and as citizens of Udine.

“We want him to stay here so he can help players in the soccer schools to follow his example.”

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