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After Shearer retired, future Italian international Giuseppe Rossi was one of the forwards brought in, now he could be facing 1 year ban.
Italy eventually equalised and Shola came off in the 68th minute but the Newcastle striker had done both himself and his club proud.
Hopefully our French contingent can similarly raise their game tomorrow night and join Shola and Cheick in Rio.
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