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Van Persie is the best player in the world after Messi & Ronaldo, says Joe Cole

The 29-year-old striker saved Manchester United from an embarrassing early FA Cup exit with a late equaliser against West Ham at Upton Park on Saturday afternoon

West Ham attacker Joe Cole has described Manchester United striker Robin van Persie as the third-best player in the world.

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buddymagoo1431d ago

Probably but then there is Falcao

SadeckJaffal1431d ago

yeah i know and there is iniesta too

vulcanproject1430d ago (Edited 1430d ago )

To be fair to RvP, as I said in another thread he has 1 more goal than Falcao and loads more assists since the start of last season until now. He has played a few more games in that time period, but not loads more and plenty of them were also just sub appearances.

Both players deserve raving over, and both are world class.

RGB1429d ago

Falcao actually won something with them goals and he also didn't score against small teams, unless you regard Chelsea as a small team. ;)

SadeckJaffal1431d ago

I don't think that van persie is the 3rd best player because there is a lot better players than him in europe

FlunkinMonkey1430d ago

Your comments on football wreak of fanboyism my friend..

RGB1429d ago

Forwards better than RVP; Messi, Ronaldo, Falcao.
Forwards on Par; Benzema, Higuain, Suarez (who won something), Drogba, Ibrahimović, Rooney, Agüero, Tevez to name a few. ;) Most of them won something last year, well Rooney didn't! haha

Nes_Daze1431d ago

No, but he is up there.

SadeckJaffal1431d ago

well yeah if he work and train hard and win some trophies like CL and PL why not ?

shadowraiden1430d ago

works and trains hard hmm this ain't ballotelli were talking about van persie has worked plenty and he will win trophies now hes not part of a feeder club.

p_bateman1430d ago

Not in the same lge as falcao.

shadowraiden1430d ago

in what way his goal record is more then falcao and he has more assists then falcao so how is he not in falcao's league.

RGB1429d ago

Falcao has actually won trophies with his goals! Many in fact! What has Van Persie won with his? lol

RedDevils1430d ago

Mate I think you been brainwashed by media since Falcao rampaging Chelsea

FlunkinMonkey1430d ago

Ha.. Very true. The amount of last minute clinchers Van Persie has scored is crazy as well..

Definitely one of the best, considering this is his first year at the club and has created this sort of impact

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