Argentine's former soccer star Diego Armando Maradona, top left, follows a Serie A soccer match between AS Roma and Napoli at Rome's Olympic stadium, Friday, Oct. 18, 2013. Italy's tax collection agency says it has formally notified Diego Maradona that it will begin procedures to freeze his assets in Italy to pay off his tax debt of $53 million. Equitalia confirmed news reports Friday saying its agents had served Maradona with the notification in his Milan hotel room, and that he signed the documentation. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)The Associated Press
ROME – American midfielder Michael Bradley has recovered from a sprained left ankle and was dressed for Roma's 2-0 win over Napoli in Serie A on Friday night.
Bradley warmed up along the sideline during the second half but did not get into the game. He injured the ankle Sept. 6 during warmups before the United States' 3-1 loss at Costa Rica in a World Cup qualifier.
Roma (8-0) matched the longest winning streak at the start of a Serie A season, set by Juventus in 1930-31 and matched by the Bianconeri in 1985-86. Juventus won nine straight to start 2005-06, but its title was stripped in the "calciopoli" match-fixing scandal.