âAntonio is the best Italian player out there,â noted Simoni. âI would pick him all of the time. Who, in Italy, is better than him?
âThere is evidently something under the surface because Lippi must consider Cassano, after Roberto Baggio, as the best Italian talent.
âI donât know why Lippi wonât call him up and it would perhaps be best if we did know because this way Marcello is being heavily criticised.â