The England star was booked for a foul in the second half of United´s 1-1 draw with South African side Kaizer Chiefs on Saturday and substituted shortly afterwards when it looked as though he might get sent off.
But Lippi has called for his Italy players to display the same level of passion and commitment, and told the Gazzetta dello Sport: "What counts in football, even more than the formation, is the philosophy of the game.
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