Soccer-Miccoli apologises for insulting anti-mafia judge (Reuters)

(repeats fixing date) ROME, June 27 (Reuters) – Former Palermo soccer captain Fabrizio Miccoli made an emotional apology on Thursday after being accused of insulting the murdered anti-mafia judge Giovanni Falcone. Miccoli was close to tears at a news conference in the Sicilian capital, a day after he was questioned for five hours by public prosecutors. “I ask forgiveness of the whole city of Palermo, I ask forgiveness of my family who brought me up with values and respect,” Miccoli said, wiping at his face with one hand. …

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