“If they force us to play, I am willing to lose every game out of respect for the dead”

first_imgHe denied that he has this point of view because, if the season were abandoned, his team could avoid relegation and threatened to withdraw the team from the competition. “If they force us to play, I am ready to withdraw the team and lose all the games a priori. I would do it as a form of respect for the citizens of Brescia and their loved ones who have passed away.”, said.“I do not care to descend, until this moment we deserved the descent and I also have my responsibilities. Beyond this, to finish Series A in June, impossible and dangerous rhythms await us. And to prolong the season it is necessary to change national and international rules, with contracts, payments, market, preseason, “he concluded. Massimo Cellino, president of Brescia, on Thursday considered it impossible to end the Serie A season, which has been suspended since March 9, and threatened to withdraw the team from the tournament if the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) orders to resume the tournament in the coming months. “Competitions cannot be resumed for many reasons. In particular there are two points: respect for health and the salvation of the soccer system. In addition to having lost this season, we would also ruin the following one, which will be fundamental,” Cellino said. in an interview published this Thursday by ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport’.“In Brescia (one of the main outbreaks of the coronavirus in Italy) we have the trucks that take the dead out of the city. We are at the focus of the epidemic”, added the president of Brescia, bottom of Serie A.last_img read more