Headlines: Cannavaro living the dream, Eto'o sees red and some video
That's what 2006 World Cup winner/2006 Player of the Year/2010 World Cup swan-songer Fabio Cannavaro was saying as he turned down offers in the U.S. and Italy, and announced a two-year deal to play for in the UAE.
Australia's final squad was last in the hopper, with no big surprises among the final cuts of mostly youngsters apart from defender Rhys WIlliam, with coach Pim Verbeek blasting English club Middlesbrough and manager Gordon Strachan for ruining Williams's chances.
Here's the big news from yesterday's friendlies menu: Samuel Eto'o, continuing his headline-grabbing form in the run-up, was sent off in Cameroon's 3-1 loss to Portugal yesterday. Full highlights below, but here's that moment from all angles:
More highlights from yesterday's friendlies:
Minus Arjen Robben, Holland rolls 4-1 over an tinkering Ghana side.
Costa Rica beats Switzerland 1-0 (and doesn't that Phillipe Senderos look in midseason form on the lone goal?).
Be back a bit later with today's friendlies.