Paolo's Proud Moment
Paolo Di Canio also revealed hearing the Sunderland fans chant his name on Sunday was one of the proudest moments of his career.
Paolo Di Canio: "Can I tell you that - and it is difficult sometimes for me to express how I feel - can I tell you that it was a very emotional moment for me.
"I tell always what I feel - and sometimes that provides a problem for me.
"But it was a very emotional moment for me.
"I did not follow too many articles in the papers last week, but I tried to make sure that I knew what was going and what was being said. And I understood that it might be that the fans were split over me and that made me very sad.
"But when I heard them singing my name before the game at Stamford Bridge, and especially afterwards when they were singing it again, I cannot tell you how much that meant to me. In that moment, in the moment I heard them, it only increased my desire to do well for this club."
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