Rejuvenated Cassano shifting bad-boy image with Parma

Antonio Cassano is known in Italy as Il Gioiello di Bari Vecchia – The Jewel of Old Bari – but has quickly become the face of a new-look Parma. His summer transfer was a major surprise: just a year after arriving at boyhood favourites Inter, it meant he passed up the chance to be reunited with his former Sampdoria boss Walter Mazzarri.


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