U-21 Team draws against Croatia
New U-21 coach Pierluigi Casiraghi was upbeat despite a 0-0 draw with Croatia in his first match as coach.
He pointed out the play of 19-year-old Giuseppe Rossi, who plays for Manchester United, as one of the bright spots in the game. Roberto Donadoni has mentioned that he would like to have Rossi on the national team in the future.
Donadoni interested in Rossi
Incidently, young Mr. Rossi was born in New Jersey and could have played for the US squad in this year's World Cup but declined. Rossi bio