Heinze Regrets United Exit

Roma defender Gabriel Heinze has had an impressive career so far, having played at some of the World's greatest football clubs, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have any regrets.

Speaking to English newspaper The Guardian, Heinze was candid about his life and playing career, and said that he regretted how it all ended with Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United.

"I don't have many regrets from my career, but that episode with Ferguson to be one of them. The problem is that I'm impulsive and strong-willed - it's got me into trouble before, and probably will do again. Once I had decided I wanted to leave, it was only ever going to end one way."

"I spent three years in Manchester and had some great moments. There are a lot of things I regret from the last months but I am a strong personality, Sir Alex is a strong personality. I took the decision and, looking back, I regret it because it meant leaving a great club and their supporters.

At the time Heinze was keen to move to Liverpool, but instead opted to move to Real Madrid instead - arguably swapping one European powerhouse for another.

"I hope fans will remember the three years I had in the team. I had a great time."

Heinze: Stop Brazil Playing

Gabriel Heinze has insisted that the way for Argentina to overcome Brazil is to ensure they can't get into their stride.

"A victory depends on what we do. We can't let them think so that we don't have more problems. This confrontation is between a bunch of players who have been playing together for a long time [Brazil] and a team [Argentina] who have very high hopes," said Heinze.

"The idea is to attack them but with organisation. Without going crazy or without despair, because they have fast players to explode on the counterattack. Not being careful would be a sin," he concluded.

Heinze also commented about the decision to switch the match from the Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires to the Gigante de Arroyito stadium in Rosario.

"I liked the idea because the national team belongs to the whole country, not only to one city. To say that we have changed from venue to win is false and only a lie. The objective is for the majority of the Argentines to be happy, whether they live in Buenos Aires or Rio Negro."