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Italy’s Riccardo Montolivo Not Taking Andrea Pirlo’s Injury For Granted

Handed the task of filling in for the injured Andrea Pirlo during Italy’s final test before South Africa 2010, Riccardo Montolivo didn’t disappoint with a positive display against Switzerland. When asked whether he expected to be handed a place in the starting XI in view of his teammate’s ill-fortune, the Fiorentina midfielder responded cautiously.

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