Rio calls former Liverpool spearman a tough opponent

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Rio calls former Liverpool spearman a tough opponent.

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand admits facing Premier League rivals Fernando Torres is tough. For him.

El Niño join Anfield in the summer of 2007 under Liverpool Rafael Benitez and scored 82 goals in 142 appearances in all competitions before the move. Young Chelsea in a dramatic way in January 2011 for £50 million.

Torres was considered one of the best strikers in the world at the time, and Ferdinand admitted that facing the Spaniard was a huge embarrassment for him because This player is not only good at his pace. but also includes a full range of tricks

“Torres is very difficult to deal with, I spoke about it the other day. He’s fast, strong, fierce, chasing you all the time. He does everything you don’t want,” Rio said after being asked who between Didier Drogba and Torres was the hardest to deal with.

“I’ve spoken about him with Rafael Benitez and he’s a player with a lot of tricks on the pitch. But also a great player. I once trampled my feet. And in the second half he poked my foot five more times, even though the ball wasn’t even there.

“He is aggressive by nature. But I enjoyed playing against him. But he scored an important goal against us.

And when asked which of the two is the better striker, Rio replied in a defensive way: “I would choose Drogba because he scores important goals a lot, but against Torres is harder. “