Thursday April 10 2014
De Sanctis ‘no’ to Azzurri

Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis has distanced himself from speculation linking him with a World Cup call-up.

The 37-year-old retired from international duty a year ago and says that Italy are in good hands heading into the tournament in Brazil.

“As far as the World Cup goes, I left the national team a year ago for both footballing and non-footballing reason,” De Sanctis today told the media.

“I left the team in extremely good hands, both with Buffon who has been magnificent for twenty years and with whichever other goalkeepers Prandelli chooses to take with him to Brazil.”

The veteran shot-stopper then talked about his club season with the Giallorossi.

“Up until now we are extremely happy, but we could be even happier were there not a team eight points ahead of us!

“There are six matches to go now and we want to do well in all of them.

“Whatever happens though we will look back on the season as an extremely positive one.”