Udinese president Franco Soldati has paid tribute to veteran striker Antonio di Natale.
Di Natale turned 37 yesterday.
"I wish the best to an exemplary professional, an exemplary person, a reference point for anyone who wants to go into this career," President Soldati told Tuttomercatoweb.
"Totò is a man of great morality who can give so much to this world even after he hangs up his boots. With him as an example, youngsters could grow in the best way.
"Antonio is one of the most fundamental players in the history of Udinese, on a par with Zico. Totò is a person we are counting on both as a club and as citizens of Udine.
"We want him to stay here so he can help players in the soccer schools to follow his example."
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