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Totti Considering International Comeback

  • AP, Wednesday, October 14, 2009 4 PM
After retiring from international duty in 2006, AS Roma attacker Francesco Totti says he would consider returning for Italy's national team for the 2010 World Cup. The 33-year-old told Tuesday's Gazzetta dello Sport: "It depends on coach (Marcello Lippi's) choices and my condition. I owe (Lippi) a lot."

"Totti is a great person and a great player," Lippi said. "I don't exclude anything. I've got to make my evaluations based on the group of players that I have now and also look at the players that are not here, even some whose names have never been mentioned." Struggling in attack lately, Italy seeks another creative playmaker. Totti has scored nine goals in 53 appearances for Italy.


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