"(Barbara) understands why we had to backtrack," Silvio Berlusconi said. "I'm in love with the San Siro. ... I used to enter the San Siro holding my father's hand and he would make me stay all small so he would only have to pay one ticket. The San Siro has a place in my heart."
The Gazzetta dello Sport splashed the offer on its front page Thursday and it didn't take long for Fininvest, the holding company of Milan president Silvio Berlusconi, to issue a statement saying it "denies once again any possible sale for control of Milan."