Rivelino praises Xavi and Iniesta combo
Former Brazil international Rivelino has praised the midfield duo of Andres Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez stating their ability to pre-judge makes them the best in the business.
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“Iniesta and Xavi think fast; like Brazilians. And that gives their teams an advantage,” Rivelino was quoted as saying by Marca.
“They pass and pass and pass, and suddenly pick out spaces for the forwards with great precision. They’re always doing something different.
“The last player I saw play with that intelligence was Zidane. They know what they are going to do before the ball gets to their feet. And that’s like gold in football.”
Rivelino made over 100 international appearances for Brazil during his time playing.