Well, the English Premier League is one of the most competitive football leagues in the world. The league attracts so many foreign players from Africa, Asia and other continents. There are so many foreign players like Didier Drogba, Sergio Aguero, Yaya Toure, Thierry Henry and so many others who really impressed at the English Premier League. Well, it would be interesting to know who Wayne Rooney ranks as the greatest foreign footballer to ever play in the English Premier League.
During an interview with Sky Sports, Wayne Rooney was asked to name the footballer he considers as the greatest foreign player in the English Premier League. Well, Wayne Rooney named former Arsenal star Thierry Henry as the greatest foreign player to ever play in the English Premier League. Wayne Rooney ranks Thierry Henry above the likes of Sergio Aguero, Ruud van Nistelrooy, Dennis Bergkamp and Eric Cantona.
Wayne Rooney told Sky Sports;
"There are many foreign players who have done exemplary well in the Premier League. If you ask me I would choose Thierry Henry as the best foreign player.
There are few in packs just behind him like Sergio Aguero, Dennis Bergkamp, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Eric Cantona."
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