"He spoke with his feet," Marcello Lippi, Italy's coach at the 2006 World Cup, said on Monday.
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"It is totally within our capabilities to defeat Syria," China coach Marcello Lippi said after his team thrashed the Philippines 8-1 in a friendly last week. "If we lose to Syria both at home and away, then we deserve to be eliminated."
Iran targets World Cup spot; China and Qatar target survival →