Tuesday December 14 2010
Milito: 'I'd do anything to win the Cup'

Diego Milito is ready to start in tomorrow's Club World Cup semi-final against Seongnam. “I'd give anything to win,” said the Inter striker.

He was a key figure in the Treble victory, scoring in the Champions League and Coppa Italia Finals as well as the decisive Scudetto match.

“The Club World Cup is a unique competition for all of us. You don't know if you'll ever get to play it again in your career,” explained Milito.

“We must try to enjoy the experience and reach an important objective that we care about very much.”

He is one of several Nerazzurri stars who are struggling with injury, but could be fit to start Wednesday's semi-final against South Korean outfit Seongnam.

“I am in good shape and have been training with the squad for over a week. We are so eager to do well in tomorrow's game.

“I'd give anything to win the trophy and it's not important if I score or not. If it's my goal, then all the better, but what I really want is for the team to win the Club World Cup. That is all that counts.

“Confidence is boosted in Abu Dhabi, perhaps because there are so many of us now fit again and working together for the first time in months.

“The team spirit has always been intact, even in difficult times, but now that everyone is healthy and training we are certainly more relaxed.”

Julio Cesar and Douglas Maicon are also expected to start on Wednesday with Lucio and Dejan Stankovic.

Seongnam (probable): 1 Jung Sung Ryong; 2 Ko Jae Sung; 5 Cho Byung Kuk; 4 Ognenovski; 22 Hong Chul; 16 Kim Sun Hwan; 11 Molina; 30 Jo Jae Cheol; 8 Choi Sung Kuk; 9 Cho Dong Geon; 10 Radoncic

Inter (probable): 1 Julio Cesar; 13 Maicon, 2 Cordoba, 6 Lucio; 4 Zanetti; 5 Stankovic; 19 Cambiasso; 27 Pandev; 10 Sneijder; 9 Eto'o; 22 Milito

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