CUIABA, Brazil (AP) — Just a few weeks ago, Edin Dzeko was being heralded as the best player in the English Premier League by no less an esteemed judge as Jose Mourinho.
On Friday, the Bosnia-Herzegovina striker was being compared with probably the three best players in the world.
Dzeko's our Messi, says Bosnia coach Susic
"He is equally important to us as Cristiano Ronaldo is for Portugal, as Neymar is to Brazil, as Messi to Argentina," Bosnia-Herzegovina coach Safet Susic said. "That is how important he is to us."
The Manchester City star has quite a billing to live up to at the World Cup but he started off slowly, well contained in the team's 2-1 loss to Argentina in their Group F opener.
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