Coach Rafa Benitez has prefaced the European Championship final confrontation in 2012, emphasizing the need for Spain to not only turn their attention to Pirlo.
Rafa Benitez has warned that the Spanish national for Italy not only is the only player Andrea Pirlo lot able to decide the European Championship final in 2012, which will take place this evening at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev. Juventus midfielder has attracted the praise due to various developments so far in Euro 2012, but former coach of Inter Milan and Liverpool drew attention on Daniele De Rossi and Thiago Motta as potential players that may have a fundamental contribution if coached by Vicente del Bosque band will focus all energies on blocking former AC Milan midfielder: “Spain, just like England and Germany will do everything possible to keep control on Pirlo.” – Benitez wrote in section to the British newspaper “The Independent”.
“It’s easy to overlook that if Pirlo is blocked, De Rossi will be the one to climb to dictate the pace of the game. If De Rossi is kept under control, Thiago Motta – which I think is one of the best midfielders in the group Italy – will perform these tasks. In other words, if you look only limited by Pirlo, Italy will find other ways to play. It seems that we have a fascinating final. “- Rafa Benitez continues.
Coach 52 years old believe that much of the Azzurri at the European Championship success in 2012 is due to many experienced players, which should represent an important lesson for coaches too often preoccupied with apeleara to younger players: “One aspect of Italy in the tournament course which surprised many people is the age of some of the players “- add Benitez -” Not only Pirlo, who has 33 years, but including Rossi, Thiago Motta, Andrea Barzagli and Antonio Cassano, all are experienced players, reached a certain age. In football and in life the next thing everyone wants and why so much importance is directed to the next or the next bright young manager, young player. But what Italy has taught us is that experience has great value, and this is true in any field. “- Rafa Benitez concludes.
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