No wonder Francesco Totti hasn’t been playing for Roma lately. The Italian football club have been cagy on what has been keeping their captain from the field of play in recent weeks, citing everything from knee trouble to flu to an achey wrist. OK, maybe not wristlash, but don’t be surprised if he does pull out of his next game with something along those lines because it seems that El Pupe has been honing his poker skills in preparation for his fledgling career with Party Poker.it. It’s a good marketing move as Totti is idolized in his home country, particularly in Rome, and has been known to court controversy. Jeff Garza better watch out too because the Italian playmaker was sent off and banned for three Euro2004 matches after spitting at Denmark’s Christian Poulsen. Read more.