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Batistuta allays fears over health

August 12, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Argentina legend Gabriel Batistuta has dismissed reports in Italy suggesting he is suffering with a chronic knee condition that is causing him to struggle to walk.

Batistuta, 42, retired six years ago after a glittering career that took in Newell's Old Boys, River Plate, Boca Juniors, Fiorentina, Roma , Inter Milan and Al Arabi.

The former striker, who became a cult figure in Italy during his nine-year spell with La Viola, moved back to his native Argentina after ...

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