Udine – Antonio di Natale more “legitimate” became a legend Udinese. The club nicknamed “The Small Zebra” – Zebrette (“The Little Zebras”) – it also gave her a special tribute.
Towards the kickoff match against Lazio Udinese last night (2/15/2015), the club president Giampaolo Pozzo to go to the field. He had to do it yourself: submit a special trophy for Di Natale.
Yes, the game is 407 times to 37-year-old man was acting in her black-and-white. The figure was ordained Toto – call Di Natale – as the player most often reinforce Udinese in its history.
A trophy and 407 numbered jersey given to Toto Pozzo, who has worked at the Stadio Friuli since 2004.
Di Natale start a career with Empoli and had also defended Iperzola, Varese, and Viareggio. He was among the players who knit success after the age of three heads. Twice he won the title of top scorer in Serie A in 2010 and 2011 – and is still fairly productive. So far this season Toto already packed 9 goals from 20 games – and continues to strengthen its status as Udinese’s top scorer of all time.
In the mid-season 2013/2014 Di Natale announced it would retire at the end of the season. However, after the completion of the competition he canceled and willing to continue their work in this season.
The best Italian player in 2010 that has yet to trigger again when it will be hanging up his boots. In fact, the possibility of magnitude is not. Therefore, it was widely rumored interest of a club of Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States.
“I will think about my future in June. Now I just focus on every game,” said Di Natale recently, regarding his contract at Udinese which will expire next summer.
Retirement or not, move the club or not, Toto has become the numero uno (number one) for Udinese.
(A2S / rin)