“In Lazio, people looked at me like the Beatles …”

first_imgArgentine Hernán Crespo, former player and current Defense and Justice coach, defined his experience at Lazio as “impressive” and He recalled the difficulties he had in going out for a walk in Rome, since people looked at the players of the capital club “like the Beatles”. “In Lazio I had a fantastic, impressive experience. When we were out on the street in Rome we looked like the Beatles. It was very difficult even to take a simple walk,” Crespo recalled in an interview broadcast late on Wednesday on Italian television “Sky Sport ” “In the end I started to know Rome at night and I got to know the best city in the world”, added the Argentine. After training at River Plate, Crespo arrived in Italy in 1996 when he signed with Parma and, after winning the 1999 UEFA Cup, he signed for the current Italian champion Lazio. He stayed two years in Rome and scored 48 goals in 74 matches, crowning himself with an Italian Super Cup. He also wore the Inter Milan shirts, with which he was triple champion of Italy, Milan and Genoa.Crespo considered that in some respects he feels similar to the Polish Robert Lewandowski and praised the Argentinean Lautaro Martínez, with whom he would like to form a hypothetical forward. “He always fights, he can play alongside another center forward or be the only ‘nine’ in a trident. He is a complete player. And I like his mentality.”, he claimed.last_img read more