The new betting scandal in Italian football extends to the highest level. On Thursday, it was announced that the top players Francesco Totti and Christian Vieri (now stopped playing) were involved in the case.
The pair, according to the Italian media have been mentioned during witness interviews conducted by the Italian police. Those arrested include former international Beppe Signori and Atalanta Bergamo captain Cristiano Doni. What the possible role of Roma captain Totti and Christian Vieri in this affair is not known.
Initially it seemed that the scandal was only played out in the lower reaches of Italian football. Small clubs like Atalanta Bergamo and Siena were named in the initial investigation. Meanwhile the names of more and bigger clubs have joined the rumor mill including the top clubs AS Roma, Inter Milan, Napoli and Lazio.