Warning: these two men can severely damage your goal difference
The Confederations Cup (come on, I know you can feign interest with me…) kicked off at the weekend. Pre-tournament favourites Spain demolished New Zealand, thanks to a Fernando Torres hat-trick, while in the other game, hosts South Africa played out a scrappy goalless draw with Iraq.
There’s no doubt that Spain are the star attractions at the CC. There’s also no doubt – in my mind, anyway – that if the World Cup was to start now, they would win at a canter. Xavi and Andres Iniesta didn’t even play against NZ, but when you have players as good as