Lucio and Eljero Elia have already sparked the Inter-Juventus rivalry. “I hate Lucio.” “What he said is stupid.”
The Nerazzurri defender accidentally kicked Roma goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg in the head during Saturday's 0-0 draw at San Siro.
Fellow Dutchman Elia was watching the game on television and tweeted harsh words for the Brazilian.
“i hate lucio #inter he kick #stekelenburg in the face he have to get a red card :@ i am really angry.”
Mediaset television told Lucio about the Twitter message and he gave his response.
“It's only normal, because now he's a Juventus player. I would never say something like that. I don't hate anybody,” insisted the Inter star.
“I don't think it's right to even talk about it, because not even he can say or know what happened on the field.
“I don't know why he said it, but this isn't important for me. The only important thing is that Stekelenburg is alright.
“As I already said, it was an involuntary situation. What Elia said is stupid.”