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Man City ace Robinho: I'm playing in best league in world

Manchester City star Robinho feels Premiership life suits him well.

He told The Sun: "Sure, people recognise me all the time in the city. They are very kind to me.

"They tell me great things and this kind of motivation is very important for a football player.

"I am already a god and I didn't do a thing! But my desire is to pay it back, to show the supporters my gratitude with goals, great play and victories."

The ex-Real Madrid man has already inspired his new side to eighth in the Premier League.

And Robinho has set his sights much higher as he revels in the excitement of his new football world.

He said: "The tempo in English football is different from anything I've experienced so far.

"The rhythm is high speed and the quality is excellent - better than I expected. It's the best league in the world.

"The difference between England and Spain is smaller than the one I experienced when I moved from Brazil to Spain.

"The pitch is wet, just like in Spain, which makes the game faster.

"I think the big differences are the referees, who let the game flow without conceding many fouls, and the supporters.

"They are much more involved in the game than in Spain - they shout a lot and push us more."

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