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Ex-girlfriend of Parma keeper Mirante at centre of Higuain bust-up

The former girlfriend of Parma goalkeeper Antonio Mirante has lifted the lid on his ugly clash with Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain last season.

There was a furious bust-up between the pair at the final whistle of Parma’s 2-2 draw with Napoli.

"I was Mirante’s girlfriend and we had a lovely relationship. It wasn’t a secret,” Neapolitan Chiara told Sportmediaset.

“One day Gonzalo Higuain sent me a direct message via Instagram and I could tell it was him, as the account was his official profile.

“He complimented me on my looks and asked if we could see each other. I immediately told Antonio, who did not take it well. He was furious.

“From that moment on we had problems in the relationship and later broke up. Was I the cause of the fight? You’d have to ask them…”

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