Barcelona midfielder Xavi admits he's a great fan of the Premier League.
Xavi credits the fans for the Premier League's unique success.
He told the Daily Mal: "Iâ€™m Barcelona through and through and have always wanted to stay here. But I do love the English game. The stadiums are always full. You have that feeling you are really in football, everything is pure.
"Manchester, Liverpool, the supporters, you canâ€™t hear yourself in the stadiums. Itâ€™s fantastic. When I go to England, I get the feeling that you are part of football history.
"Itâ€™s quite sensational. They are a real example, how they behave, the desire to win, the fans, itâ€™s a big event, everything is like youâ€™re in a film. In England there is a lot of respect for professional footballers, in the Latin Hispanic world, less so. People respect players a lot more over there than they do here and thatâ€™s why I think so highly of it."
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