World Cup: Gilardino regrets no contact from Prandelli

(AGI) Genoa, July 11 - Forward Alberto Gilardino has told Skythat he had expected a phone call from Cesare Prandelli withinthe context of the World Cup. He said that he had trained withPrandelli for six or seven seasons, both with club teams andwith the Italian national team, and thought they had a specialrelationship. He bore him no malice, however, for leaving himout of the World Cup team, as Prandelli had made a player outof him at Parma and taught him a great deal, but he wasdisappointed by his behaviour. Gilardino is off

(AGI) Genoa, July 11 - Forward Alberto Gilardino has told Skythat he had expected a phone call from Cesare Prandelli withinthe context of the World Cup. He said that he had trained withPrandelli for six or seven seasons, both with club teams andwith the Italian national team, and thought they had a specialrelationship. He bore him no malice, however, for leaving himout of the World Cup team, as Prandelli had made a player outof him at Parma and taught him a great deal, but he wasdisappointed by his behaviour. Gilardino is off to joinMarcello Lippi and Alessandro Diamanti in China. (AGI) . .