Prandelli claims Totti will be called “only in an emergency”

Italian national team boss was asked about the prospect of Francesco Totti and former Roma striker Luca Toni being called for the World Cup:

Totti and Toni: the old guard is out?
“They are two champions and I would not dismiss them. Let’s just say that if I had to deal with an emergency, I would know who to take.”

Source(s): Corriere della Sera

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