APPIANO GENTILE - Marco Materazzi was presented with the prestigious Football and Peace in the World book this morning by World Organisation for Peace (WOFP) president Carlos Peralta. The publication contains a collection of peace messages from the presidents of football associations worldwide.
'Man of peace' Materazzi was selected to receive the book as a symbol of Italy's World Cup winning team, and for his status as a candidate WOFP ambassador.
The WOFP is working to organise a special World Cup for countries currently at war, with World Cup holders Italy the desired host nation.
World Organisation for Peace website