Monday, March 15, 2010

Rossi distinguished by Italian government with award

Rossi distinguished by Italian government with award | The Official MotoGP Website
Friday, 12 March 2010
The nine times World Champion was honoured yesterday by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the image he portrays of his country on an international level.
Valentino Rossi receives award from Italian Foreign Ministry

Valentino Rossi receives award from Italian Foreign Ministry

Reigning MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi was received in the Villa Madama in Rome last night by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where Minister Franco Frattini awarded him the first ‘Winning Italy Award’. The Italian star was praised for his vast number of race victories (103 to date) which has seen the Italian national anthem played on five continents.