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Xavi: "I'd love to see Scotland at WC 2018 as their fans are great"

The former Barcelona player compared the Scottish fans with those of LaLiga side Real Betis: "They're impossible not to love".

Xavi: "I'd love to see Scotland at WC 2018 as their fans are great"
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In an interview with a UK based media outlet, former Barça legend Xavi Hernández compared the Scottish football fans to those of Real Betis.

"When I was a child I felt a great deal of affection for Scotland and the Scottish fans, everyone loves Scotland. In the Spanish game it's something similar with Real Betis and I see a great deal of similarity between Scotland and Betis".

"I'd love to see the Scottish national team at a major tournament in 2018. The fans and the players are football fanatics", added the 36 year old

SCOTLAND FOOTBALL FANS PIC: Newsquest Media Group