Jun 3, 2014
Giuseppe Rossi left out of Italy squad as Cesare Prandelli admits...
Giuseppe Rossi left out of Italy squad as Cesare Prandelli admits taking striker to World Cup would be too risky Giuseppe Rossi was left out of Italy's World Cup squad because taking him to Brazil so shortly after an injury would have been too risky, coach Cesare Prandelli said Tuesday.
The Winnipeg Free Press
US-born forward Giuseppe Rossi left off Italy's final 23-man squad for the World Cup
United States-born forward Giuseppe Rossi was left off Italy's final 23-man squad for the World Cup on Saturday.
US-born Rossi left off Italy's World Cup squad
Coach Cesare Prandelli apparently judged that Rossi hadn't fully recovered from his latest right knee injury in January.
Globe and Mail
Rossi the big doubt for Italy as roster deadline looms
Injury-plagued striker Giuseppe Rossi remains the biggest dilemma for Cesare Prandelli as the deadline looms for the Italy coach to trim his World Cup squad to 23 players.
Antonio Cassano vs. Giuseppe Rossi: Who Should Italy Take to Brazil?
Both were named to the provisional squad two weeks ago by coach Cesare Prandelli.