The mythical Faustino Asprilla He has been giving a lot to talk about in the last few hours for an interview he has given in Italy, where he played his best football in the 1990s. At 52, the life of the former Colombian footballer is now totally away from the king of sports, but is up to date with football news.
“I didn’t follow the rules. One day Nevio Scala asked me to run around the citadel walls and I told him I wasn’t Forrest Gump. Football for me has always been fun. No rules, no schemes,” says the charismatic former striker, who signed for Parma after Pablo Escobar gave him the go-ahead for the transfer to Nacional Medellín.
But without a doubt, his statements about his personal life are the ones that have gone around the world. “How am I? Excellent. I have a farm, I sell sugar cane to the Colombian government and through an advertising campaign I sell condoms. You know, sex has always been important to me. I am Asprilla: lots of sex, no rules, pure life»he says in his interview for the Gazzetta dello Sport.
Regarding the style of play currently practiced, Asprilla says that he doesn’t really like football today because of the lack of dribbling, that’s why he is a lover of Vinicius: “I watch football, but everyone looks like soldiers under the orders of the coach . If it fails, out. Tell me one who dribbles today… I like Vinicius from Real Madrid, I see myself a bit in him.”