Kaka asks Milan to stop paying his salary

Milan, Sep 17 (IANS) AC Milan star Kaka said that he has asked the Italian football club to stop paying his salary until he recovers from his thigh injury.

The 31-year-old Brazilian will be forced out of action for around a month with the muscle strain he sustained in the 2-2 draw with Torino Saturday, reports Xinhua.

"I have spoken at length with the club, with (vice-president Adriano) Galliani and with the doctors to decide on a few things," he said Monday.

"In the end I decided that I don't want anything from Milan except for love and support until I am better, until I am fully fit and ready to play again. For this reason, I have decided to suspend my current pay for this period of time. The only thing I ask is for support and help to recover properly," he said.

"I have already started my rehabilitation and I have to say that your support and everything I have heard over the last few days really drives me on and makes me determined to come back as soon as possible," he added.

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