Paper apologizes to Materazzi
Italy defender Marco Materazzi has received a full apology from British newspaper
Zidane was infamously red-carded in Italy's victory over France in Berlin after he head-butted Materazzi in the chest in extra time.
The next day
It was later revealed by "the Matrix" that Zidane's sister was the subject of the insult and that no racism, nor the word "terrorist," was ever used. However, the newspaper failed to correct its error or apologize.
That left it open to libel, and Materazzi's lawyers issued a High Court action for damages, which they won last month.
The Inter stopper will now attend London's High Court on Monday to hear an official apology read out, which is in addition to another apology published in
"I really appreciate the apology published in
Materazzi's lawyer, Steven Heffer, has explained the terms of the settlement and payout.
"There will be a High Court hearing on Monday when