Many eyebrows have been raised in Italy at Lippi’s selection choices as Juventus are the most represented side despite enduring a dismal season.
“It was not a great season for us, but we will give our all to give a good account of ourselves at the World Cup,” Marchisio told Sky Sport 24.
“We are proud of these call-ups. It means that we have the manager’s trust, even though our season didn’t go well.
“A trust that we will have to repay with adequate performances. We want to have a great World Cup.”Become a fan of Goal.com India's Facebook fan page for all the latest news and insight into everything related to the beautiful game!