‘I’m not sorry for not being there’–Cannavaro responds to Napoli mural

Mon 07 December 2020 | 18:20

Former Napoli defender and captain Paolo Cannavaro took it to his social media to reflect on the fact that he was left out of the mural painted at Mostra station in Naples saying: “I don’t want to beg for a representation.”

It’s been two days since the mural was publicly introduced at the Mostra station in Naples near the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona with some of the most iconic faces of the Azzurri’s history represented in it.

Having excluded some important characters from the artwork has raised some controversies, among them is


. The retired footballer revealed his disappointment through an Instagram post as he was a protagonist in the rebirth of



Perhaps 278 games with the Azzurri shirt, bringing back my favourite team from years in darkness to shine again and winning a trophy after 22 years, or being the captain of Napoli for many years, are not valid reasons to simply be represented on a piece of the 130 panels available in a metro station a few steps away from my house,”

he wrote


“I’m not sorry for not being there with the others nor do I want to beg for a representation, but I’m sorry for those who feel sorry in my place, those who have contacted me for days and are amazed by my absence.

“Thanks to everyone and always, FORZA NAPOLI


source: SportMob

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