Italy will be the last hero: Hristo Stoichkov

Bulgaria's football legend and now coach of the national team Hristo Stoichkov forecasted that Italy will be the new world football champion, reported Sofia News Agency on Thursday.

The Italians have the necessary experience for the finals, with its account of six finals, and knows how to win them. Besides they have footballers like Iaquinta, Totti and Toni, who are able to determine every game, Stoichkov wrote in his column in the Spanish El Mundo Deportivo.

Stoitchkov also wrote that the strongest side of the Italian team the tactic used by their coach Marcello Lippi. "Their tactic against Germany was much better than the one used by Klinsmann. They didn't risk in the centre of the field and that brought them the success".

The Bulgarian coach says that Portugal's Deco is the best footballer at the tournament as "he proved to be one of the best halves in the world".

According to the column of Stoitchkov he was not surprised by the kick out of Brazil.

Source: Xinhua

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