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Name Giuseppe Rossi
Gender Male
Ethnic Italian
Job Italian Footballer
Desc xxxx


Org Italy National Team
Club as Player xxxx

2014 03 22 Retrieve

[Giuseppe Rossi on turning down the chance to play for his country of birth] In 2005, when I was 18, Bruce Arena asked me to come to camp and train with the United States team in Scotland if I wanted to be part of it. It was flattering and amazing to get called up, but my dreams were to be a part of the Italian national team. It was how I was brought up. All my family, except me and my sister, were born in Italy. Growing up I used to watch the Serie A every Sunday morning. When I thanked them and said no, I knew I was turning down a big national team. But Italy was where I wanted to be. I made my decision, it’s where I love to play

2015 07 11 Retrieve

[Giuseppe Rossi on his goal] In a game I played in New York with Steve Nash, I scored an overhead kick. I felt like Pele in the film ‘Escape to Victory’! It was truly magical

2014 12 04 Retrieve

[Giuseppe Rossi continues his rehabilitation from a serious knee injury] I’ll have to watch from the stands. Last year was a beautiful moment, not just for me and my team-mates but all Fiorentina fans. I hope we can relive the same emotions on Friday. Our objectives are to improve and to get as high up the table as possible. We can improve, and we’re doing so