Paolo Di Canio was named the new coach of Premier League strugglers Sunderland, a move which sparked the resignation from the club board of an ex-foreign minister outraged by the Italian's right-wing views.
Paolo Di Canio is shown at Rome's Olympic stadium while playing for Lazio, December 17, 2005. Di Canio has been appointed the new coach of Premier League side Sunderland, replacing Martin O'Neill who was sacked 24 hours earlier.
Di Canio replaced Martin O'Neill, who was sacked on Saturday.
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