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Capello's fantasy football: Messi first, Ronaldo and Rooney gets a mention

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27 Sep 2009 00:22:28

Capello's fantasy football: Messi first, Ronaldo and Rooney gets a mention

Fabio Capello's list of the best players in the world makes interesting reading. When asked to choose between Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Capello said: 'There are so many good players, not just these two. There are Kaka, Ibrahimovic, Rooney, Gerrard. But if you're speaking of a fantasy player, then it has to be Leo Messi as he is so unpredictable. Little master: Lionel Messi (left) bamboozles yet another defender 'But if you're speaking of goalscoring and finishing, then it is Ronaldo. He can score from free-kicks, with his head, from open play. One is an absolute genius, the other a goalscoring genius.' When it came to the best goalkeeper in the world, Capello's list included Iker Casillas, Petr Cech and Gianluigi Buffon but, predictably, no mention of any English keepers.  Yeah baby! Fabio Capello boost as Wayne Rooney available for England's World Cup qualifiers after birth date mix-up solvedGovernment withdraws threat to take away £25m from the FA - because it hasn't paid it yet!England legend Peter Shilton fears 'inconsistent' keepers will cost us World Cup glory  Explore more:People:Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Fabio Capello, Wayne Rooney, Leo Messi, Petr Cech


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