Statement by President Malagò on the acts of violence which occurred yesterday in Rome:
"The unspeakable events recorded yesterday in Rome are unfortunately the confirmation of an unacceptable and repeated trend linked to acts of violence committed by foreign supporters in our country on the occasion of several football matches. We experienced a considerable number of similar events in recent years, always with the same, absurd consequences. This is the proof of a problem that affects the entire system and that must be addressed and resolved, without half measures. Last night we reached the pinnacle of this madness. It is no longer tolerable to allow these kind of people to take advantage of the spotlight of international football matches to commit such vandalism, as if they were confident they would get away with indulging in a behaviour that is elsewhere prohibited. As I have stated several times in the past, we must apply a zero tolerance principle: I have no legislative power but it is necessary to adopt the same strict measures that were applied in the past against hooligans".