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De Rossi set for 100-cap UEFA honour

Milan (AFP) – Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi will be honoured by UEFA on Thursday in recognition of having passed the 100-cap mark with the Azzurri. Italy host Spain in a 2018 World Cup qualifier in Turin in what will be the first meeting between the sides since Spain lost 2-0 in the last 16 of Euro 2016 at the Stade de France in June. De Rossi is set to line up in central midfield at Juventus Stadium, where he will be honoured by European football’s governing body prior to claiming his 108th Italy cap.
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