In an interview with La Liga website on Monday, the 2010 World Cup winner pointed out that Barcelona stars Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar are among the five best strikers in the world, reports Efe.
The former Barcelona captain reiterated that he believes that Messi is the best footballer in the history of the game.
Xavi added that he has a friendly relationship with Neymar and Suarez, noting that the spectators enjoy watching Barcelona's three attackers.
He recalled the day of his farewell at Barcelona, noting that it was wonderful although he had felt nostalgic.
The Spaniard, who now plays for Qatari club Al-Sadd, insisted that he is a "student" at the school created by Johan Cruyff and thinks the late Dutchman is the most influential person in the recent history of world football.