Wednesday 26 April 2017

Wish You Were Here

MARCOS SENNA

(Spain)

While Spain's 2008 European Championship win will go down in history as one of the more impressive of recent times, it is often forgotten that their star man of the tournament was holding midfielder Senna. The 33-year-old was vital to their success, but missed out this time due to an injury-troubled season. Surely he was worth bringing along?

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