Balzaretti gives an update on his recovery

Federico Balzaretti spoke to this week’s edition of Chi and gave an update on his recovery:

“I’m recovering but with difficulty. I’ve had an operation on top of another operation, and now, perhaps, my body is just trying to respond. My only hope is that I’m able have the strength to continue, so that Gabriel (his son whom his wife is currently pregnant with) can one day come to the stadium and see me live. Hopefully the trusting relationship I have with the club continues and, above all, I hope to return to the field.”

The Editor of, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including,, and ESPN.