Published: Sat, March 10, 2018
Sport | By Floyd Cook

Mario Balotelli blasts PSG star over 'bullsh*t' Davide Astori comments

Mario Balotelli blasts PSG star over 'bullsh*t' Davide Astori comments

Astori was found dead in his hotel room before a Serie A league match against Udinese on March 4.

Fiorentina fans flooded into Basilica di Santa Croce to pay tribute as Astori was laid to restWhat is the team news?

An autopsy revealed that Astori died of a cardiac arrest by natural causes, but Paris Saint-Germain full-back Alves caused controversy with his comments regarding the incident in a press conference on Monday.

Fiorentina said Astori, who had played for the club since 2015, was "hit by a sudden illness". In an interview after the match, Chiellini said: "We dedicate this win to him but not only this match".

Juve and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon also paid tribute to Astori, who won 14 caps for his national side.

"I too made too many simple errors, as we were just too anxious".

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"Ciao dear Asto", Buffon wrote in Italian before going on to say that he rarely talks publicly about people but was making an exception "because. above all your little daughter, deserves to know that her father was in every way a GOOD PERSON. a TRULY GOOD PERSON".

Fiorentina and Cagliari will retire the number 13 shirt worn by defender Davide Astori after the Italy global died of a sudden illness over the weekend at the age of 31.

There, a private service was held, with loudspeakers relaying the service, including eulogies by Astori's brother, Marco, and Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj, to those outside.

"You're not like others, you are football, the real one, the pure one of children".

Astori spent eight years with Cagliari from 2008 playing 179 times in all competitions before joining Fiorentina in 2016.

"I was at Milan when he was in the youth teams". When the awful news arrived of the death of our captain, I had the same reaction: I was in shock, speechless, for a death without an answer.

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