4 Aug 2008

Lippi backs Ferguson over Ronaldo

12:08 pm on 4 August 2008

The Italy football coach Marcello Lippi has backed Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson's determination to block Cristiano Ronaldo's desired move to Real Madrid.

Lippi says the money Real is offering is astonishing but not everything can be bought.

He says it's right that a player is not always authorised to have the last word.