Capello offers support, vote to Berlusconi

Capello offers support, vote to Berlusconi

Published Apr. 14, 2011 1:00 a.m. ET

England manager Fabio Capello says his support for Silvio Berlusconi is unwavering despite the Italian prime minister's recent legal woes.

Berlusconi faces underage prostitution and abuse of office charges but can still count on Capello's vote should the 74-year-old seek re-election.

Capello says from Madrid, ''I voted Berlusconi before and I'll vote Berlusconi again.''

Capello led Berlusconi's AC Milan to four Serie A titles and a Champions League trophy in the Nineties.


Capello, who was receiving an award from a Spanish sports newspaper on Thursday, again confirmed he has no interest in being Italy manager after England.

Capello also hit out at Italy's migrant problem, saying with ''28,000 refugees arriving from North Africa - it's too much.''