Roma midfielder De Rossi unhappy with FIFA profile

AS Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi insists he plays 'fairly'. De Rossi is unhappy with the way he was described by FIFA's website as being 'tough'.

AS Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi insists he plays 'fairly'.

De Rossi is unhappy with the way he was described by FIFA's website as being 'tough'.

“Well, I don’t exactly agree,” De Rossi responded.

“I guess it depends what you mean by ‘tough’. On the pitch, my position and my role require a physical side, constant contact with my opponent.

“If that's what you mean by tough, it’s correct. But ... if you look at my club career, for example, I have only ever received one red card – and that was eight years ago.

“I play fair, even though sometimes the tackles are tough.”

 
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