Widely regarded as one of the best midfielders to ever play the game, Xavi regards Paul Gascoigne, Matt Le Tisser and John Barnes as some of his biggest idols growing up.
By Nicky Boyle – @bbobshakur
Talking to the BBC on Match of the Day, Xavi also described Jack Wilshere as ‘an amazing player, very good’.
The Barcelona legend talks fondly of Le Tissier’s ‘spectacular goals’ over the years, before going on to mention Gazza’s unforgettable strike against Scotland at Wembley during Euro ’98. What
What would England give to have players of Barnes, Gazza and Le Tissier’s quality on show tonight…
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