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Saturday May 16 2020
Materazzi: 'Juve always lose Finals'

Marco Materazzi says ‘I would’ve killed myself’ if Inter lost their three Finals in 2010 but is comforted by Juventus ‘always losing’ theirs.

Materazzi helped Inter to a historic Treble that year, but what would he have done if the Nerazzurri lost to Siena in their Scudetto decider, the Coppa Italia Final to Roma and the Champions League Final to Bayern Munich?

“I would’ve killed myself,” he told Christian Vieri on Instagram Live.

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Sunday May 3 2020
Materazzi: 'Zidane, racist abuse and insults'

Marco Materazzi reveals what he said to Zinedine Zidane before the headbutt, but shows a lack of understanding when it comes to racist abuse. ‘Fines are so self-righteous now.’

The former Inter defender has always been a controversial figure, none more so than when he was knocked down flat by Zidane during the 2006 World Cup Final.

Speaking in an Instagram Live chat with Nicolò De Vitis, Matrix gave a slightly different version of what he said to Zidane.

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Sunday April 19 2020
Materazzi: 'Wouldn't shake Benitez's hand'

Marco Materazzi was his usual brutally honest self when discussing Jose Mourinho, Rafa Benitez and why he is “certain” Ronaldo wanted a return to Inter rather than Milan.

The World Cup winner was at San Siro from 2001 to 2011, leaving a year after the Treble campaign, and did not hold back during an Instagram Live chat with Sebastien Frey.

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Thursday April 16 2020
Materazzi: 'Balotelli deserved beating'

Marco Materazzi reveals the brawl with Inter teammate Mario Balotelli in 2010 started on the team bus, defends Jose Mourinho and slams those who criticised him after the Zinedine Zidane headbutt.

The World Cup and Treble winner sat down for an Instagram interview with chef and Nerazzurri supporter Davide Oldani today.

He was asked about the infamous incident after the 2010 Champions League semi-final between Inter and Barcelona, when substitute Balotelli threw his shirt to the ground, was chased into the dressing room and pinned to the wall by Matrix.

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Saturday April 4 2020
Materazzi: 'Mourinho a shield, father, brother'

Marco Materazzi describes Inter’s Treble-winning coach Jose Mourinho as “a shield, a friend, a father and a brother. He’d tear us to shreds, too.”

The rapport between the two men remains strong a decade later, and Matrix discussed Mou in an Instagram Live chat with Sebastien Frey.

“Mourinho was a shield, a friend, a father and a brother. He’d tear us to shreds, too, really gave us a dressing down. He knew the right buttons to press and you saw the results.

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Thursday April 2 2020
Lippi: 'Stunned by Zidane headbutt'

Marcello Lippi is using the lockdown to watch the 2006 World Cup games and all his Finals, including the defeats. “I was pretty stunned by Zinedine Zidane’s” headbutt on Marco Materazzi.

The former Italy coach spoke to Rai Radio 1 from his home in Viareggio, where he is in self-isolation during the coronavirus lockdown.

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Thursday March 19 2020
Materazzi: 'Italy bullied Germany in 2006'

Italy’s 2006 World Cup games were repeated last week to boost morale and Marco Materazzi watched all of them. “We played better than I remembered! We bullied Germany on their turf.”

During the coronavirus pandemic, all of Italy is in lockdown and there are no sporting events, so Sky Sport Italia have been filling the schedules with repeats of all the 2006 World Cup matches.

They achieved surprisingly high viewing figures and one of them was star defender Materazzi.

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Sunday February 9 2020
Materazzi: 'Expected Eriksen absence'

Marco Materazzi “expected” Christian Eriksen to be on the bench, warned Milan are very different with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, even if “there’s far more at stake for Inter.”

It kicks off at 19.45 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

“I expected Eriksen to be on the bench, as to be fair, he has just arrived and Alexis Sanchez is a good player,” Matrix told Inter TV.

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Friday December 6 2019
Totti: 'Inter goal one of my best'

Roma icon Francesco Totti says his goal against Inter in October 2005 was “one of the best of  my career,” as the two teams prepare to do battle tonight at San Siro.

The Giallorossi travel north to face the league leaders in the Friday night game, which begins at 19:45 GMT.

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Totti, speaking to Sky Sport Italia, reminisced about his famous lobbed goal against the Nerazzurri in the 2005-06 season.

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Thursday December 5 2019
Materazzi: 'Thank you, Zlatan!'

Inter hero Marco Materazzi responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s story by ‘thanking’ the Swede. “Without you, we would never have won!”

Ibrahimovic told GQ about the time he sent Materazzi to hospital after having held a grudge for four years because of an ugly challenge in 2006.

Now, the former Italy defender has replied with a sarcastic comment to the Swedish star.

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