Before the deal was officially called off, Armani said: "Kaka's transfer? I would rather tell (AC Milan club administrator Adriano) Galliani to sell all of Milan. It's useless to sell such an important player.
"If I was (Kaka's) father I would be divided. Financially, it's a possibility that perhaps will never happen again, to him or to Milan.
"But I don't know, this kind of money for such a young lad, I would rather have him grow up with the head of a normal human being.
"There are people that have made so much money in such a short space of time and at a certain age they have nothing.
"The whole system is wrong. It cannot be that a researcher earns 1500 euros a month and actors, footballers, are paid a ridiculous sum."