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Tuesday June 23 2020
Iachini and Caceres banned for blasphemy

Fiorentina are without Federico Chiesa, Martin Caceres and coach Beppe Iachini against Lazio, but the latter pair have extra bans for blasphemy.

Caceres and Iachini were sent off during last night’s 1-1 draw with Brescia and are therefore suspended, while Chiesa received enough yellow cards this season to activate a ban.

However, Caceres has a two-match ban because after he was sent off, he ‘uttered a blasphemous phrase’ while leaving the field.

In the Italian language, the worst type of swearing is a particular blasphemous phrase.

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Tuesday June 23 2020
VIDEO: Fiorentina 1-1 Brescia

Watch the highlights as Brescia held 10-men Fiorentina to a 1-1 draw, as Franck Ribery returned from injury.

The French winger’s dink had Jesse Joronen beaten, only for Papetti to come flying goalwards to clear it off the line.

Martin Caceres was sent off in the 70th minute but the Viola kept going for the win before Brescia came close to claiming the spoils with the last kick of the game.

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Monday May 18 2020
Caceres: 'I had coronavirus for 60 days'

Fiorentina defender Martin Caceres has revealed he had coronavirus for two months without knowing it: “I felt something in my lungs.”

The Uruguay international spoke to his South American compatriot Yisela Paola on Instagram and revealed that he had been quarantined because of symptoms.

“Without knowing it, I had coronavirus in my body for 60 days,” he said. “I had some symptoms between March 8 and 15.

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Tuesday May 12 2020
Report: Caceres COVID-19 positive

According to reports in South America and Spain, Martin Caceres is one of the Fiorentina players who tested positive for COVID-19.

The Viola confirmed that three players and three members of staff were shown to be positive for coronavirus ahead of a return to individual training.

They have been placed into self-isolation for 14 days and will be tested again.

According to El Pais in Uruguay, Cien Por Ciento Deporte in Chile and Spanish paper Sport, one of the players who tested positive is Caceres.

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Thursday March 5 2020
Seven Serie A players in Uruguay squad

Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez has picked seven players from Serie A in the squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Ecuador.

The first two World Cup qualifiers will take place at the end of the month and among the 26 men selected to represent Uruguay there are seven players who currently ply their trade in the top tier of Italian football.

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Wednesday January 29 2020
Coppa: Inter volley eliminates Viola

Nicolò Barella’s scorching volley sealed Inter’s hard-fought 2-1 win over Fiorentina on Christian Eriksen’s debut, setting up a Coppa Italia semi-final with Napoli.

They will face Napoli in a two-legged semi-final, while the other semi is between Juventus and Milan.

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Wednesday September 18 2019
Caceres committed to Fiorentina

Martin Caceres is impressed by Fiorentina’s young starlets and hopes to pass on some of his experience. “Some thought I’d want to just go and earn money.”

The veteran Uruguay international was a free agent after taking part in the Copa America this summer and decided on a return to Serie A.

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Friday August 30 2019
Official: Fiorentina sign Caceres

Fiorentina have completed the signing of former Juventus defender Martin Caceres on a free transfer.

Caceres has put pen to paper on a one-year contract with Fiorentina, which is reported to include the option of a second season.

The 32-year-old recently ended his third spell with Juve, where he made nine appearances and won his fifth Scudetto.

He has also played for the likes of Barcelona, Southampton, Verona and Lazio, while representing Uruguay on 93 occasions and at six major tournaments.

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Friday August 30 2019
Caceres arrives for Fiorentina

Former Juventus defender Martin Caceres has arrived to complete a free transfer to Fiorentina.

Caceres touched down in Florence on Friday morning to undergo a medical and sign his contract.

The Uruguayan has agreed a one-year contract with the Viola, which includes the option for a second season.

The 32-year-old is vastly experienced in Serie A after spells at Juve, Verona and Lazio.

He recently called time on his third stint with the Bianconeri, making nine appearances as they won an eighth successive Scudetto.

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Wednesday August 28 2019
Fiorentina: Caceres yes, De Paul...

Former Juventus defender Martin Caceres is set to join Fiorentina, while they will make a late push for Udinese’s Rodrigo de Paul.

Tuttomercatoweb reports Fiorentina will rubber-stamp Caceres’ arrival during a meeting with his agent Davide Lippi this morning.

The Uruguayan, who turned 32 in April, should sign a two-year contract with the Viola.

As for De Paul, TMW adds the Tuscans have resumed their pressing for the attacker after they made fresh contact on Tuesday.

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