Italian Paper Talk: ‘Captain Fantastic’ As Javier Zanetti Says Emotional Goodbye

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Nerazzurri send off legendary captain with 4-1 home win over Lazio.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as Inter Milan legend Javier Zanetti plays his final game at San Siro and says emotional goodbye.


Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– ‘Captain Fantastic’. Javier Zanetti says goodbye, Inter secure Europe.

– After 857 games, the moving embrace to the Nerazzurri’s symbol.

– For the final challenge, goals from Rodrigo Palacio, Mauro Icardi and Hernanes, beating Lazio 4-1 with a great Mateo Kovacic.

– Javier calls Diego Milito and Walter Samuel to him too.

– At the start jeers for Walter Mazzarri: ‘At the end of the season I will talk’.

– Tension on the benches. Fiorentina boss Vincenzo Montella warns: ‘Without reinforcements we’ll backtrack’.

– Clarence Seedorf bitter: ‘Berlusconi? I didn’t understand what he meant’.

– Zinedine Zidane is in the Juve casting too (if Conte leaves).

– Roma-Juve: Totti’s mission to wipe out their push for 100 points.

– ‘We want to prove that they are not better than us’.

– Olimpico on high alert, 1000 police officers at work.

– Giuseppe Rossi gives it a go, last call for the World Cup.

– Udinese stop EuroVerona. Bologna at safety crossroads.


Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Javier Zanetti, Inter on their feet.

– Emotional goodbye for the captain.

Nerazzurri beat Lazio 4-1 with Palacio brace, then Hernanes.

– Mazzarri: ‘I am tired. I’ll talk at the end of the season’.

– Udinese stop Verona 2-2.

– Roma-Juve, hunger for goals.

– Rudi Garcia: ‘It’s a celebration’.

– Antonio Conte’s doubts.

– Man City prepare a party, one point and they have the title. Between Atletico and Barcelona it’s the race for La Liga.


Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– Capital meeting.

– Andrea Agnelli visits Conte, tonight it’s Roma-Juve.

– President travelled with the players and Coach, a lead-up to the long-awaited summit.

– Conte tells the team: ‘Give me another masterpiece’.

– Garcia praises his rival, ‘but I didn’t like his controversy’.

– Toro, may Europe be with you!

– Decisive clash with Parma, Olimpico sold out ready for an exceptional support.

– Palacio-Icardi-Hernanes, but the lights at San Siro are all on Zanetti.

– Milan, Seedorf rage: ‘Berlusconi? I didn’t understand what he meant. He likes Montella? Oh well’.

– Premier and Liga to the last gasp.

– Simeone shivers.

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