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Xavi on passing and control

Published: Sunday 15 May 2011, 10.02CET
FC Barcelona's midfield maestro gives a guide what he does best.

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Published: Sunday 15 May 2011, 10.02CET

Xavi on passing and control

FC Barcelona's midfield maestro gives a guide what he does best.

MIDFIELDSPAINGUIDE TO CONTROLLING THE BALL & PASSINGVoted Player of the Tournament, Xavi Hernández was pivotal to Spain's success at UEFA EURO 2008™ as the central force in a formidable midfield alongside Andrés Iniesta, Marcos Senna, Cesc Fabregas and David Silva. Now the FC Barcelona star gives a guide to the ways to control and pass the ball in a UEFA Training Ground exclusive.

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