AC Milan coach Leonardo upset for injured Beckham

Despite victory over Chievo Verona, AC Milan coach Leonardo admits the dressing room was downbeat after David Beckham's injury.

Despite victory over Chievo Verona, AC Milan coach Leonardo admits the dressing room was downbeat after David Beckham's injury.

The 1-0 victory over Chievo was sealed in stoppages by a Clarence Seedorf screamer, but only after Beckham, on-loan from LA Galaxy, had limped off with a ruptured Achilles tendon.

“Beckham’s injury makes us all feel badly, as he is such a nice lad,” sighed the Milan boss.

“The goal so late to put us within a point of the leaders was wonderful, but we cannot celebrate entirely.

“He already told me when he left the pitch that it was a serious injury. When the tendon breaks, everything comes away and the muscle starts to rise. I felt great pity for him.”

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