Florenzi hits back at Ronaldo jibe

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(ANSA) - Rome, May 13 - Alessandro Florenzi said he was "too short to talk but not too short to score" after scoring Roma's second goal in a 2-0 win over Juventus in which superstar Cristiano Ronaldo mocked the flanker's small stature. xinhuanet

MILAN (AFP) – Roma captain Alessandro Florenzi hit back at a jibe by Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo about his height by going on to score the opener in a 2-0 win over the Serie A champions on Sunday.

The pair clashed on the hour mark in the Stadio Olimpico in a row after the Portuguese star played the ball while Edin Dzeko was down and needed treatment.

Ronaldo made a gesture with his hand with the former Real Madrid star heard saying: “You’re too small to talk.”

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The Portuguese player than seemed to apologise and to hug Florenzi.

Dzeko set up Florenzi for the first after 79 minutes with the Bosnian then slotting a second two minutes into injury time.

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