VIDEO: Ex-Manchester United man shows off skills on crutches

Giuseppe Rossi

Injury-plagued Fiorentina striker Giuseppe Rossi isn't going to let being on crutches stop him honing his silky skills.

Italian international Giuseppe Rossi has been struck down by injury at some inopportune moments and is currently fighting yet another battle to return to action.

Rossi has undergone surgery on his cruciate knee ligaments twice and was ruled out of Italy's World Cup campaign in the summer by his knee.

After returning to action at the start of this season, the USA-born marksman suffered yet another setback and is currently rehabilitating his knee once more. He seems to be pushing towards a January 2015 return.

The 27-year-old is using a state of the art anti-gravity treadmill to aid his recovery and has shown grit and determination in his pursuit of a return to football.

And Rossi clearly can't wait to get back to action for Fiorentina as he showed off some skills while on crutches in a video that was circulated across the Italian media.

Watch injured Rossi's skills:

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