Verona signs veteran Cas­sano

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SPORTS -

Newly pro­moted Serie A side Verona signed for­mer Ital­ian in­ter­na­tional for­ward An­to­nio Cas­sano, the club an­nounced on Mon­day.

The 35-year-old, who last played for Italy in 2014, was re­leased by Sam­p­do­ria last Jan­uary and hasn’t played pro­fes­sion­ally since.

Verona fin­ished sec­ond in Serie B last term to win back pro­mo­tion to the top flight af­ter just one year in the sec­ond tier.

Cas­sano, who first came to promi­nence with Roma be­fore spells with Real Madrid, AC Mi­lan and In­ter Mi­lan, scored 10 goals in 39 in­ter­na­tional ap­pear­ances.

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