Luca Morisi

Italy centre Luca Morisi ruled out of World Cup

News that Italian centre Luca Morisi has been ruled out of the World Cup will come as a blow to fans after it was revealed yesterday that captain Sergio Parisse's fitness is in doubt.

The 24-year-old Benetton Treviso player suffered a torn ligament in his right knee following the third and final warm up test for the Azzuri against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.

Italian centre Luca Morisi has been ruled out of the World Cup following a torn ligament

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