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Friday June 2 2017
Materazzi: 'Juve deserve Treble'

Marco Materazzi admits he “can’t cheer on Juventus, but they do deserve the Treble” and Champions League against Real Madrid.

The former Inter hero knows tomorrow evening the Bianconeri could follow in his 2010 footsteps by winning Scudetto, Coppa Italia and Champions League.

“Juve proved recently that they deserve the trophy more than the others,” Matrix told Mediaset Premium.

“Don’t ask me to cheer on Juventus, but if they do manage it, then it would be fully deserved.

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Monday May 15 2017
Unique Mandzukic

Mario Mandzukic brings together contradictory qualities that make him the most tactically valuable Juventus player, writes Andrea Tallarita.

When the up-and-coming football fans ask us what we remember of the Grande Juventus (or whatever moniker will inevitably catch on) 20 years from now, I expect the majority will mention Paulo Dybala or Leonardo Bonucci. I will say that I remember Mario Mandzukic, the Croatian giant who took to the football pitch like a working-class Italian.

The 30-year-old is not a star in any meaningful sense of the term. A solid portion of the spectators watching the Champions League Final on June 3 may ask the person sitting next to them, what's the name of that guy?

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Friday May 12 2017
Materazzi: Buffon for Ballon d’Or

Marco Materazzi claims Gianluigi Buffon should win the Ballon d’Or. “He’s still the same as at the World Cup, when you couldn’t score against him in training.”

Materazzi and Buffon formed part of the Italy team that lifted the World Cup in 2006, and the former Inter defender believes the Juventus veteran deserves to become the first goalkeeper named the world’s best player in the modern era.

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Wednesday April 26 2017
Eto'o on Materazzi, Pep & Gladiator

Samuel Eto’o reveals he joined Inter thanks to Marco Materazzi and Pep Guardiola showed Barcelona ‘Gladiator’ ahead of the Champions League Final.

The Cameroon legend and 2010 Treble winner sat down with Sky Italia talk show ‘E poi c’e Cattelan’ to discuss his time at San Siro.

“It’s true, I came to Inter because of Materazzi. I take this opportunity to thank him, because even if I didn’t know him, when I was in Cameroon I received a message signed Marco Materazzi.

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Saturday April 15 2017
Materazzi: 'Medel problem for Inter'

Former Inter hero Marco Materazzi can see huge improvements in Mauro Icardi, but Gary Medel “could be a problem” in defence.

The Derby della Madonnina kicks off today at 11.30 UK time (10.30 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“If I were in charge, I’d go for a 4-3-3 formation: Handanovic; D’Ambrosio, Murillo, Miranda, Ansaldi; Gagliardini, Medel, Joao Mario; Candreva, Icardi, Perisic,” Matrix told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Monday March 13 2017
Materazzi: ‘Decisions only one way’

Former Inter defender Marco Materazzi believes “decisions only go in one direction” but “Juventus definitely deserve to be top”.

The Bianconeri were given a last-minute penalty against Milan on Friday night, reigniting controversy after complaints from Napoli and the Nerazzurri about the officiating of Juve games.

“It’s a sickly situation,” Materazzi said on Radio Anch’io Sport.

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Monday March 13 2017
Materazzi: Yes to Pioli, Mou…

Marco Materazzi admits that while Inter should tie down Stefano Pioli, he “hopes” Jose Mourinho will return one day.

Materazzi covered a range of topics in an interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, from the refereeing controversy in Serie A to how Juve “deserved” to be at the top, although his focus was unsurprisingly on former club Inter.

“Referees? It’s a tedious situation, decisions are made in only one direction,” remarked the ex-Chennaiyin FC boss.

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Monday March 6 2017
Materazzi leaves India

Italy World Cup winner Marco Materazzi has vacated his role as Coach of Indian club Chennaiyin FC.

Materazzi joined Chennaiyin in 2014, initially as player-Coach, and guided the franchise to the Indian Super League title a year later.

The former Inter defender also leaves India as the trainer with the most wins in ISL history.

“We thank Marco for three memorable seasons and wish him the very best for the future,” Chennaiyin’s co-owners said in an official statement.

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Thursday November 17 2016
Materazzi: 'Inter lack competence'

Marco Materazzi has blasted the Inter hierarchy and “those who have been there for years. I hope they bring in competent people.”

New Coach Stefano Pioli will have his debut on the Nerazzurri bench in Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina.

Roberto Mancini left the club by mutual consent two weeks before the season began, then Frank de Boer was fired after just 84 days.

“The fact there are three Coaches in three months reflects what is happening in the club,” Materazzi told the Corriere della Sera.

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Saturday October 29 2016
Stars predict Juventus-Napoli

Figures including Carlo Ancelotti, Claudio Ranieri, Cesare Prandelli, Walter Zenga and Andrea Pirlo predict Juventus-Napoli, but see Roma as Scudetto contenders.

The showdown kicks off tonight at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

It is first against third in the Serie A standings, while Roma sit between them and hope to take advantage of any slip-ups.

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