Italy coach Marcello Lippi says he wants his players to copy the selfless style of Manchester United’s England forward Wayne Rooney.

‘What counts more than the formation is the philosophy, the desire of great players to put themselves at the service of the team when the opposition have the ball. Like Rooney does at Manchester,’ Lippi told Sunday’s La Gazzetta dello Sport” (Soccernet, 21 Jul 2008  )

That’s how the slave got 42 goals.

source: TNP, Wire Service