Hoping to get healthy
It's that time of the World Cup year again. Coaches, players and fans alike will be hoping for no last-minute injury hiccups. Unfortunately for David Beckham, it's too late. Becks, as most of the world knows by now, ruptured his Achilles in March and was ruled out of this summer's showpiece.
These stars are either close to returning, sweating on their fitness or out altogether:
Gianluigi Buffon, GK, Juventus and Italy
Things aren't going too well at the "Old Lady" of Italian soccer. ...
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