FIGC president Abete plays down Cassano bust-up at Inter Milan

FIGC President Giancarlo Abete insists Inter Milan striker Antonio Cassano's bust-up last week is a storm in a tea cup.

FIGC President Giancarlo Abete insists Inter Milan striker Antonio Cassano's bust-up last week is a storm in a tea cup.

Cassano had to be pulled away from his Coach last Thursday after a frank exchange of views, which subsequently saw the forward left out of the squad for Catania and fined €40,000.

“[Inter President Massimo] Moratti's comments on Cassano are important and show that the club have the desire to overcome this problem,” said Abete.

“Cassano may be 'an artist' but there is also a way of behaving in football – because this game has a specific hierarchy.

“But I think that this was just an accident.”

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