Vieira fit to stay with France

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France captain Patrick Vieira will remain with the France squad for the rest of Euro 2008 after winning his fitness battle.

The Internazionale midfielder´s participation in the tournament in Austria and Switzerland had been in jeopardy after he sustained a small tear in his left thigh in training on May 30.

He was immediately ruled out of Les Bleus´ tournament opener, against Romania on Monday, but was hopeful he could play a part in France´s last two group games - against Holland and Italy.

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