Arsenal star Santi Cazorla says that France?legend?Zinedine Zidane is the best player he has ever faced rather than Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo or Barcelona?s Lionel Messi.

The former Villarreal and Malaga midfielder?locked?horns with the Frenchman a?number?of times during his?spell?at Madrid, and the Frenchman has made a lasting?impression?on Cazorla.

?During your?life?you always have different players that you like. When I was a child, because my dad liked the ?Dream Team?, I liked Michael Laudrup,? the Spain?international?stated to EFE.

?But I have always said the best player I have played against, and the most elegant player, was Zidane. There?s Messi and Ronaldo, but I still think being lucky enough to?play?against Zidane, and see him?play, was amazing. He is still the best.

?He looked like he was going to be clumsy because of his height, but then you realised he was so skillful and gifted with the ball. I really enjoyed?watchinghim?play, it was a pleasure. I would?highlight?everything about him, because he had everything to be the best player.?

Zidane wore the shirt of Cannes,?Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid during his?playing?career, while also representing France on more than 100 occasions.



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