Monday, Dec 22, 2014Monday, Dec 22, 2014



Football: No place for women in football, says Gattuso

Published on Dec 5, 2013 6:14 AM
Former AC. Milan player Gennaro Gattuso (L) defends against former Persepolis player Mehdi Mahdavikia (R) during an exhibition soccer match at the Azadi stadium in Tehran on November 28, 2013. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

(REUTERS) - Former AC Milan and Italy midfielder Gennaro Gattuso cannot see a place for women in football, he said on Wednesday.

The hard-tackling midfielder was commenting on the recent turmoil at Milan, where Adriano Galliani has agreed to share his chief executive role with Barbara Berlusconi, the daughter of club president Silvio Berlusconi.

"I think that for someone like Galliani there should be more respect," he told the Radio Radio station in an interview.

"I can't really see women in football, I don't like to say it but that's how it is."

If you are not a subscriber, you can get instant, unlimited access here