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Wayne Rooney: No one plays better than Haaland these days

The English striker compared the Norwegian to Messi.

Former England striker Wayne Rooney believes Erling Haaland is the best player in world football right now.

He stated this in an interview with The Times on the proposal to compare the Norwegian with Lionel Messi.

"Messi is the greatest footballer but no one plays better than Haaland right now. It's breathtaking from the level that he shows," said Rooney.

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