Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro's positive test for the banned substance cortisone
has been blamed on a bee sting.
reports actually describe the offending insect as a wasp, a bee and a hornet,
while the club themselves merely describe Cannavaro's
complaint as an "insect bite". So the cause of the complaint itself is... well, it's a bit of a hornet's nest.
36-year-old, who skippered the Azzurri to their 2006 World Cup triumph and won
the Ballon d'Or in the same, was
treated after suffering an allergic reaction on August 29, and Juve blame the subsequent positive test on a clerical