(ANSA) – TURIN, 13 NOV – Morning at the Egyptian Museum for Matteo Berrettini. Accompanied by his girlfriend, the tennis player Ajla Tomljanovic, and by the coach, Vincenzo Santopadre, the Italian tennis player spent the morning among mummies, papyri and sarcophagi. “History is one of the few subjects I liked at school – he revealed -. I think that studying history helps us understand our present too”.
On the eve of the debut match with the German tennis player of Russian origins Alexander Zverev, Berrettini therefore chose to spend a few hours relaxing in one of the most popular Turin museums. To welcome him the president, Evelina Christillin, and the director of the museum, Christian Greco, who accompanied him at the beginning of the visit and then entrusted him to an Egyptologist.
Recognized by museum visitors, who however respected their privacy, Berrettini was very interested in the history of Ancient Egypt, asking numerous questions to his exceptional guides. At the end of the visit, after almost three hours, he announced that he will return to the Egyptian to review some of its exceptional finds. (HANDLE).
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