Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has weighed in on the best English player in his position and his answer has caused quite a stir.
The German star has won almost everything there is to win in the game, so his opinion carries some weight. But making a choice between Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard and Paul Scholes was always going to upset some people.
As it is, Kroos provoked a negative response from Liverpool and Chelsea supporters, among others, by siding with Scholes.
Paul Scholes https://t.co/U301mtgHsQ— Toni Kroos (@ToniKroos) 11 December 2017
That is hardly a shock, as Kroos is far from the only man to rave about Scholes, who has always been very popular in Europe because of his continental style of play. Zinedine Zidane dubbed him the best midfielder of his generation, while La Masia, Barcelona’s youth academy, use him as inspiration for youngsters.
Overrated midfielder recognises another one. I see how it is you fraud.— Dan (@BobbyFirmino9) 11 December 2017
Toni mate open your eyes. James Milner has more assists than that ginger muppet— J A M E S (@JamesWebster2) 11 December 2017
How much could England do with having Scholes back now?
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