The Minister of Sport spoke to Sky on various topics: “Gravina’s decision on Lukaku is right”
The one who spoke to SkyTg24 is an optimistic Abodi. The sports minister said he was “confident about the candidacy for the 2032 European Championships. I hope that UEFA will reward our document”. However, underlining the disappointment regarding the stadium issue: “The projects for Florence and Venice didn’t just concern the stadiums, but they are more extensive projects of urban regeneration. In Europe there is a problem: the stadiums are not considered social infrastructure”. The minister also spoke of the Lukaku case: “Faced with an overall decision that saw sanctions only for those who suffered racist chanting, I think President Gravina was right to make this decision, halving Lukaku’s sentence, from which the second admonition. The principle was affirmed that we do not want violence, racism or anti-Semitism in stadiums”. Yesterday the FIGC president pardoned the Inter striker, Romelu Lukaku, who will thus be able to play in the semi-final second leg of the Coppa Italia against Juventus on Wednesday.
The minister also hinted at the capital gains investigation: “The capital gains case is not just about one team, it is a systemic problem. The rules must certainly be respected, whoever makes a mistake pays, but there is the risk that everything will become a football match between fans”.
April 23, 2023 (change April 23, 2023 | 10:51 am)
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