Messi lauds Van Persie and Robben

November 25, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent

Lionel Messi has hailed Netherlands duo Robin Van Persie and Arjen Robben, singling out the Manchester United forward in particular for praise as a "total footballer."

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The Barcelona talisman told Dutch paper De Telegraaf that Van Persie and Bayern Munich's Robben were two of the players he most admires, along with Mesut Ozil of Arsenal and Germany.

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