Marco Materazzi in Chennai Titans Radar for Indian Super League

Former Italy international Marco Materazzi was famously head-butted by France great Zinedine Zidane in the 2006 World Cup final.

updated: September 05, 2014 21:45 IST
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New Delhi: Former Italian World Cup winner Marco Materazzi, who was famously head-butted by Zinedine Zidane in the 2006 summit match, could become the marquee manager-cum-player of Chennai Titans in the upcoming Indian Super League. (ISL Fixtures: Kolkata Host Mumbai in Opener)

Sources said representatives from the Chennai franchise have had a discussion with the former Inter Milan centre-back and also offered him a contract.

A team from Chennai Titans had travelled to Rome to hold discussions with Brazilian star footballer Ronaldinho and while there has been no official confirmation in that regard, it is being learnt that they were successful in meeting Materazzi.

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