Federico Macheda has decided to test how Wayne Rooney’s temper is holding up in the wake of the tabloid revelations about his private life by calling him “a bit of a chav” in an Italian newspaper.
The Italy under 21 star told Gazzetto dello Sport: “Rooney is a really great person, he always gives me advice, but he’s a bit of a coatto.”
We’re informed by the clever clogs folk at the Guardian – citing an internet translation site, no less – that coatto is Roman slang for a “young urban working class person with vulgar and sometimes violent behaviour”. Or a chav.
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