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Internazionale's Lucio

Published: Tuesday 19 October 2010, 9.01CET
The Inter defender tells us why Lionel Messi is his most difficult opponent.

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Published: Tuesday 19 October 2010, 9.01CET

Internazionale's Lucio

The Inter defender tells us why Lionel Messi is his most difficult opponent.

Now a two-time UEFA Champions League finalist, with Bayer 04 Leverkusen and FC Internazionale Milano, Brazilian centre-back Lucio is one of the most accomplished players in his position. He talks to us about how he grew up playing on the streets, his attacking philosophy from defence, how modern defenders have to be stronger, fitter and more alert than ever and why Lionel Messi is the most difficult opponent he has faced.

 
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