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Why Giuseppe Rossi may leave La Liga

Updated: April 15, 2011, 5:55 PM ET
By Mark Young

I'm tired of Wayne Rooney and his boorish behavior. But I remain intrigued by the remarkable story of his former Manchester United teammate Giuseppe Rossi. As a youngster, the New Jersey native declined to play for the U.S. and chased one of soccer's hardest dreams: donning the Azzurri for Italy. This summer, he may face a hard choice: stay in La Liga or head to Serie A.

In January, Rossi signed a new deal with Spain's Villarreal that keeps him at El Madrigal through 2016. ...

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