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Capello saved from difficult choice

Originally Published: March 15, 2010
By Leander Schaerlaeckens | ESPN.com

Sunday's uneasy landing of a left foot, leading to a freak torn Achilles tendon that will probably prevent David Beckham from playing in the World Cup, could be a relief to one person, although he'd never admit it.

"We have to wait for the results of the scan, but it looks like he is out of the World Cup," England coach Fabio Capello told The Associated Press. "David is a great professional and has worked very hard to be ready for the World Cup, so missing it will be a big blow."

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