"My move to Milan was also a project wanted by Jesus," Legrottaglie said.
"I was a step away from signing for Cesena: but I wasn't convinced and so I decide to take some time. I started to pray and I felt that I should wait until the last moment. Then came a phone call from Adriano Galliani: it was God's will."
Asked about next week's clash with Inter, Legrottaglie said: "After the derby we are all going to celebrate together in church."