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Ancelotti puts Terry in the Baresi bracket

December 22, 2009
Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has described John Terry as a mixture of Italian legends Franco Baresi and Paolo Maldini.

Terry, named as one of the players in FIFA/FIFPro's world XI this year, has been publicly supported by Ancelotti - and the former AC Milan coach sees the same qualities in his captain as two defenders he played with at the San Siro.

"Terry is like Franco Baresi and Paolo Maldini in personality, character and leadership,'' Ancelotti said. "I am very lucky to ...

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