Commisso slams 'Italian-American stereotypes'

May 15, 2021 681

Fiorentina President Rocco Commisso renewed his attack on the media in Italy, insisting he received ‘an avalanche of support’ and blasting La Gazzetta dello Sport for using ‘insulting Italian-American stereotypes.’ His fiery press conference on Friday sparked a furious reaction from the media, as press unions released a joint statement condemning his attitude, comparing it to that of an “authoritarian regime.”

Considering the backlash, particularly to the accusations a newspaper was writing negative stories about the Viola because their owner is Torino President Urbano Cairo, Commisso released a new video this afternoon with a much calmer tone.

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