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6 things we learned from Robbie Keane's appearance on Soccer AM Team-Mates

The Ireland captain gave a couple of surprising answers when he featured on the Sky Sports programme this morning.

1. Robbie rates Aiden McGeady really highly

So, he has played alongside stars such as the Brazilian Ronaldo, Dimitar Berbatov and Gareth Bale but who is the most skillful player according to Robbie Keane? Ireland and Spartak Moscow winger Aiden McGeady.

You wouldn’t want to be one on one with him because he can make an absolute fool out of you.”

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2. His best mate in football is former Wolves goalkeeper Matt Murray

“He’s the guy who’s on Gillette Soccer Special that nobody knows who he is!,” explains the Dubliner. “Obviously I know him very well because he’s my best mate, but when he comes on TV a lot of people say ‘who’s this guy?’

The Duffer will be gutted.

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3. Stevie Gerrard works hard in training, Pascal Chimbonda wore far too much training gear

Keane reveals that the Liverpool captain is the best trainer he’s ever come across while former Spurs full-back Chimbonda has “got so many layers on that he could hardly move, to be honest with you – a few jumpers, a few sweat tops and some under-armour”.

Also, speed demon Aaron Lennon is the quickest, which isn’t much of a surprise.

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4. We sort of knew this already, but top, top bloke Jamie Redknapp loves himself

“You’ve seen the Thomas Cook ads!,” says Robbie.

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5. Do not stand in the way of Ian Harte and the goal

His former Leeds and Ireland team-mate has an unbelievably hard strike. The hardest Keane has seen, in fact.

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6. Young Pyo-Lee [insert joke of choice about being the 'longest in the shower']…

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