Perfect XI

28 May 2009
"One of the best players ever produced by the Netherlands. Had a marvellous technique and goalscoring ability..."
28 February 2009
"Super Ray gave me a load of suits when I joined QPR – he didn’t want them anymore but they looked the nuts on me!"
28 December 2008
"Billy was a little fella, but so strong in the tackle. Determined, no-nonsense, and most of all, a winner..."
12 September 2008
"He is quite simply the best left-winger in the history of the Premier League..."
1 August 2008
"Both physically and tactically a giant of the game. I used to enjoy coming up against him for Arsenal against Manchester United – it was always a battle. But one I used to look forward to"
1 July 2008
"People likened Peter Schmeichel to Neville Southall, but I thought Nev was better..."
1 July 2008
"Everyone wants to play like him and to his level. He has got better and better. Is there anyone better than him? Not at the moment..."
3 June 2008
"It is a great regret of mine that I never played alongside Zidane, but only played against him. That was hard enough..."
12 March 2008
"Technically Yordan Letchkov was one of the best players I ever played with. He should have played for one of Europe’s big clubs."
12 March 2008
"My brother started as an attacker but became an elegant attacking midfielder, perhaps the most complete there has ever been."


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