Manchester United Boss Sir Alex Ferguson Doubts England Can Win World Cup

Scot tips Serbia to be the surprise package...
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has written off England's chances of winning the World Cup this summer.

Indeed the 68-year-old believes that the Three Lions lack the winning edge to lift the World Cup for the first time since 1966.

The Scot is quoted by the News of the World as saying: "England, with Fabio Capello, will be thereabouts. But, from there to winning the World Cup, I don't think so."

However, the Scotsman has tipped Serbia to emerge as dark horses, with Manchester United duo Nemanja Vidic and Zoran Tosic included in the squad, and singled out Cristiano Ronaldo to be the star of the tournament.

"Above all, I want my players to perform well and come back pumped up by a good World Cup," he added.

"Spain and Brazil remain the great favourites. I see Serbia pulling something off and I am counting, too, on the Portugal of my friend Carlos Queiroz with Ronaldo who, in my eyes, remains the best player in the world. And Italy, as usual, will be around."
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