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Tottenham keeper Cudicini happy to be back to full fitness after tough year

Tottenham goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini is happy to be back to full fitness.

Cudicini came close to retiring two years ago when he crashed into a car in Walthamstow and had to be rushed to hospital for what the ambulance services described at the time as "potentially life-changing injuries".

The former Lazio keeper, whose father Fabio won the European Cup with AC Milan, admits the journey back to full fitness was hard.

"It was difficult to see your team-mates training, playing and getting results," he said.

"When I was doing the recovery with the physio I was trying to do my best to be able to see if I was going to be able to play again, and of course it was a big question mark.

"But that is a thing that has helped me along my career. When you work hard and keep going 100 per cent you normally get results in the end.

"The club and my team-mates and the physios were very close to me and they helped me a lot during that time. I was working hard and I was seeing results, and that gives you the confidence to keep doing your best. And in the end, as you can see, I'm training and playing."

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