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An Italian waiter from Naples has spoken about how looking like Napoli coach Rafa Benítez has changed his life.

For Sergio Vulcano, being mistaken for Napoli coach Rafa Benítez is now a part of life
For Sergio Vulcano, being mistaken for Napoli coach Rafa Benítez is now a part of life

Photo: La Repubblica

Sergio Vulcano, 47, works in a Mexico restaurant near the central bus station in Naples, but become a local celebrity after the arrival of the Spanish coach on Napoli's bench.

Mr Vulcano told La Repubblica: "I have know for a while that I look like Rafa Benítez, but after the arrival of the Spanish coach on the Azzurra's bench the requests for photographs and autographs have definitely increased.

"A man once came up to me with a newspaper under his arm and asked me if I Benítez. He had been starring at me for days, and in the end he could not resist asking.

"Then, one morning at dawn, a police car flashed at me and a policeman shouted 'ciao mister!'"

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