Cannavaro eyes World Cup after Euro KO

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Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro has announced his intention to play at the next World Cup after being ruled out of Euro 2008 through injury.

The 34-year-old central defender will have an operation in Vienna on Wednesday after sustaining ligament damage to his left ankle in Monday´s training session.

"I have asked coach Roberto Donadoni if I can remain here with my team-mates as I consider it the right thing to do having worked with them for the last two years," Cannavaro said. "And you (the media) will have to put up with me for a further two years."

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