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Roberto Carlos praises Dele Alli ahead of Russia World Cup


Roberto Carlos praises Dele Alli ahead of Russia World Cup

Former Brazil international Roberto Carlos has said praised England attacker, Dele Alli, describing him as 'very good player'.



The 2002 World Cup winner also said that the Tottenham Hotspur star is like a Brazilian player.

The former Real Madrid defender also tipped the Three Lions of England as one of the favourites to win the World Cup behind his country Brazil.

England are in group G of the Russia 2018 World Cup alongside Belgium, Panama, and Tunisia.

"England are one of the favourites after Brazil. But I really like Dele Alli - he's a lot like a Brazilian player," he told The Sunday Mirror, reports Sky Sports.

"I saw him at the Real Madrid against Spurs game and he was really impressive. He's tall and has real ability - a very good player.

"He has the swagger that Brazilians have."

Dele Alli was great for Tottenham Hotspurs in the 2017/2018 season as they finished in the top four in the Premier League and made it to the semi-final of the FA Cup.