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Xavi: "Never I said that Cristiano Ronaldo was not intelligent"

Published:14/04/2016 - 18:42h

Updated:14/04/2016 - 18:42h

The ex captain of the FC Barcelona, Xavi Hernández, has conceded an interview in which it has taken advantage of for matizar the words that pronounced in another, does already some weeks, on the differences between Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi

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In an interview conceded to "Space Reserved" of Movistar Plus, Xavi Hernández has matizado the statements that conceded does some days to a half Arab, and that ensures that they interpreted of erroneous form. And it is that to the egarense asked him then by a comparative between Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi, and said that Messi seemed him the best of the world because, in addition to having physical attributes envidiables, also has them to mental level to the hour to associate with his mates.

"In the football there are two types of speeds, is the physics, that in this Christian and Messi are to the same level, and afterwards is the speed to associate with the mate, to execute a pass and in this Messi is in the highest level and Cristiano no", has cleared the current player of the To the Sadd and ex captain of the FC Barcelona.

"Cristiano does not seem me that it is a good player associating with the mate, is not a pasador and therefore it argued that Messi is the best of the world because has the two speeds, the one to associate and physical. In any moment spoke of the intelligence, did not say that Cristiano was not intelligent, for nothing", has added to continuation, giving by resolved the subject.

Xavi Hernández does not think for the moment in the withdrawal, but yes is convinced that it will give the step to the benches in a future no too far, with the dream to be able to train some day to the FC Barcelona. "Train is something that seat and am beginning it to feel. It likes me be in the field, in the grass. I see me well in this function, but am playing, still in active".

Xavi misses the environment that breathed in the changing room of the FC Barcelona, and has clear that the club blaugrana is at present the best of the world and only being comparable to the Bayern Munich. "I miss the changing room of the Barça, the pranks, the rondo and the level futbolístico. The Barcelona is the best team of the world and only approaches him the Bayern".

It has valued the big work that is doing the Athletic of Madrid in the League BBVA, commenting the following: "there is an inequality to level futbolístico and economic of Barça and Madrid with regard to the other, and even like this in this sense the Athletic has a lot of merit what is doing". Besides, it sees to Spain like one of the big favourite to carry the Eurocopa of France 2016. "Has a lot of level in all the lines to compete well, has touched them a difficult group but with a big trainer, a seleccionador that knows the house, to the footballers, that has a very good line of game".

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