International Italian football star Fabio Cannavaro landed in
|Fabio Cannavaro (with pen in hand) signs autographs for Vietnamese fans on arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC yesterday.|
The former center defender is scheduled to stay in HCMC from January 6-8 at the invitation of Eximbank, who sponsored the event.
“I am surprised at the enthusiastic welcome of Vietnamese fans. I can’t imagine that they love football and admire me like that. I am happy with it,” Cannavaro told reporters after witnessing thousands of fans and local media waiting for him at
“My best moment is certainly the 2006 World Cup Champion title. The most sorrowful memory is the runner up to Euro2000 Cup…”
“I may one day agree to work in
Former Italian defender Fabio Cannavaro met with fans at the HCMC Youth Cultural House on morning of Jan 7.
On the afternoon of the same day, the 2006 Player of the Year will watch the match between Saigon FC and Hoang Anh Gia Lai FC for the second round of Vietnam Football Championship.
Besides, he is expected to take part in a series of activities including a training session with a junior team and a fan meeting during his three-day visit here.