MARIO YEPES: “Franco Baresi was always my hero and he’s a great person”

MILAN – Ex-Rossoneri defender Mario Yepes currently playing for Atalanta spoke to sports daily Tuttosport today: “I still keep in touch with a few of my ex-team mates but I know the team is going through a tough time at the moment and I prefer not to interfere with that”.“When I was still in Colombia, I used to watch the Milan games, the invincible side with the great Franco Baresi. I remember that their unbeaten streak came to end thanks to a goal from a Colombian, Aspirlla for Parma. Baresi was a player I admired and when I had the good fortune to meet him, I was happy to find out that he was also a great person”.