Alessandro Del Piero: Italian soccer league should ‘finish properly’
“I really hope there will be a way to end the league properly. Players should be aware that they may have to play longer … until July and August.”
With defending champion Juventus – with whom Del Piero won six Serie A titles – just one point behind Lazio, second, the Serie A title race is one of the most contested in Europe.
But Del Piero doesn’t think it would be a fair conclusion. “We shouldn’t have a game for ten.”
As Italy begins to relax some of its lockdowns, Serie A teams have started to resume training.
The Italian government has confirmed that professional athletes in individual and team sports can start training.
“We are facing something completely unknown. It is not easy to manage the situation. To go to football training, go back to your family and I hope you are well,” he said. declared.
“We are experiencing something really new. In unusual situations, you have unusual consequences. As a fan, I hope it starts again. I miss it in every way.”
The 2006 World Cup winner has an Italian restaurant in Los Angeles – where he lives – and although the restaurants are closed, his restaurant cooks and delivers food to medical staff working in hospitals.
“We are happy to have done something for the people who need it most.”