Cannavaro out of EURO 2008

This is really sad news, as Italy captain and Real Madrid defender Fabio Cannavaro will be missing EURO 2008 as he picked up an ankle injury when he colided with Juventus’ Giorgio Chiellini in training. He will probably need surgery, so there’s no chance to recover for any match of the tournament.

Italy play against France, Holland and Romania in group stages at EURO 2008.

UPDATE
Cannavaro proves his character! Chiellini was simply mentally down, following Cannavaro’s injury. Cannavaro consolated him, saying:

I comforted him. He was broken. I told him that it wasn’t his fault. We lost a player – it’s not worth losing a second.

A true captain…

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  1. Soccer Camps » Blog Archive » Cannavaro out but Italy can cope Says:

    […] The Real Madrid defender is also not as composed as he was and tends to make more errors. In contrast, fellow centre back Andrea Barzagli has hardly put a foot wrong after bursting on to the international scene during Italy’s qualifying campaign. […]

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