Paolo Di Canio refused to talk about his political views during his first press conference since being appointed the head coach of Sunderland.
In the video below, he says he is "not in the House of Parliament" and then dodges ITV News' Martin Geissler's question about whether he still considers himself a fascist:
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio denied he was a racist or fascist after his controversial appointment received fresh criticism.
Yesterday's press conference at Sunderland's Academy of Light training base was illuminating in every way but one.
Paolo Di Canio refused to answer questions on whether he is a fascist but said the controversy surrounding his appointment was "ridiculous."