NEWS
Wednesday November 25 2015
Materazzi slams Benitez

Inter veteran Marco Materazzi slammed Real Madrid Coach Rafa Benitez: 'Learn the value of a player's respect!'

The Spaniard managed the former Nerazzurri defender when succeeding Jose Mourinho at the helm of the Serie A club, but the experience was unsatisfying for both parties.

Materazzi praised Napoli yesterday, taking the opportunity for a jab at Benitez.

“The real novelty is that Napoli have a Coach now,” he said, as reported by Calciomercato.com. “On Saturday I was watching the Clasico and I felt the same as Cristiano Ronaldo, [Steven] Gerrard, [John] Terry and Paolo Cannavaro.

“They are all people with personality who couldn't get along with this guy [Benitez].”

Today Materazzi went on the offensive again, publishing a post on his Instagram profile in which he attacks Benitez.

“The respect of your players, especially those who aren't playing the most, is worth more than any victory. Learn!”

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