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Liverpool striker Fernando Torres is the latest high-profle figure to criticise the Jabulani ball being used at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

The flight and bounce of the ball has caused problems for a host of players at the tournament, with England goalkeeper Rob Green blaming it for the blunder that allowed the USA to equalise in the Three Lions' opening game.

Torres himself has looked short of sharpness in his two appearances at the competition so far, and he wants more time on the park in order to become more acclimatised to a ball he believes is acting strangely.

"Personally speaking, I am very happy to have played but we need to practice a bit more with this Jabulani because we are having a bit of bother with it," he told reporters after the Spaniards had beaten Honduras 2-0 on Monday.

"But whereas the other day we couldn't score today we got two and we have to be happy that we managed to turn things around."

Meanwhile, Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque is backing Torres to recover his sharpness and find some form soon in South Africa.

"Fernando is a great player, he knows really knows how to play on the limits of offside," said Del Bosque.

"He has just recovered from an injury but he looks on top form physically. Let's hope in the next match he can do more sterling work for our side."

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