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Materazzi to tour USA during World Cup

The 36-year-old, who rarely features in Inter Milan's defence, has no chance of making Marcello Lippi's squad for South Africa and is not interested in seeing his compatriots try to defend their title.

"I know where I'll be on June 11, the first game of the World Cup - in my motor home travelling around America.

"I won't watch the tournament, the timings won't work out," he told La Repubblica newspaper on Monday.

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