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Is Ferdinand The Best In The World?

Wayne Rooney reckons Rio Ferdinand is the world's best defender at the moment.

Rio excelled in the 1-0 win at Anfield and his performance certainly deserves praise. Yet Rooney took it one step further than simple praise.

'Vida and Rio were brilliant for us," he added.

"I think Rio is probably the best defender in the world at the moment. He's been doing really well for us. The whole defence and the whole team is defending well."

Yeah, I know, the usual self-hype. But it's worth some debate. Do you agree with him? Rio, with his brilliant skills but lapses of concentration, is better than Nesta, Terry, Gallas, Puyol, Cannavaro?

Is the world's best defender, not on abilities, but on current form?

Writer:Zae
Date:Wednesday December 19 2007
Time: 6:19PM

Comments

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Brilliant On Sunday..Shown How Good He Is ! :)
H4RL3Y-MUFCRON4LDO
19/12/2007 18:53:00
0
Rio is amazing ! he has a gud chance of being the best in the world ! he did play well against liverpool but it wasnt his best peformance !
mufc-henry
19/12/2007 19:28:00
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Best in the world at missing drugs tests?
saisho
19/12/2007 19:43:00
0
no...
pompeyrug
19/12/2007 19:48:00
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Tests? I was under the impression he had missed only one. And yes, at the moment he is the best as nobody is performing equal to his level.
midlothian99
19/12/2007 22:49:00
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Couldn't possibly comment on him being the worlds best, I don't watch much outside the Premiership! But he his playing well at the moment.
saisho
19/12/2007 23:27:00
0
best? deffinately.
rooneyisgod
20/12/2007 09:44:00
0
actually, he is one of the bests in Europe, and if he keeps playing like this soon he will be the best in the world.
Star 3000
20/12/2007 15:20:00
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I presume this is some sort of Christmas prank?Is this the same Ferdinand who scored an amazing o.g against Portsmouth,the same fella who 'forgot' a drugs test and the same Rio who smashes the ball at old ladies in the crowd whenever he has a temper tantrum?He's not even the best centre half at united.Dont know how he gets a game for england.
El-Nino-9
20/12/2007 16:11:00
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El-nino-9 hasnt a clue same as all liverpool fans living in the past were on about his form NOW not what hes done in the past yhoo idiot!
Jakk-United-2007
20/12/2007 16:24:00
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