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Last Updated: Monday January 07 2008 14:27 GMT

Fabio Capello starts England job

Fabio Capello at the Football Association headquarters

All eyes are on Fabio Capello as he starts his first day as England's new footie boss.

The Italian looked happy and relaxed as he arrived at the Football Association headquarters on Monday, but now the real work starts.

He's got a great record for winning league titles, but fans want to see him lead England to international glory.

His first game in charge will be a friendly against Switzerland at Wembley on 6 February.

Capello is replacing Steve McClaren who got the boot in November after England crashed out of Euro 2008.

Fabio Capello

He's already been sizing up potential players for his first team by watching various Premier League matches at the weekend.

Footie star David Beckham has already welcomed Capello's arrival as England's new coach because he believes he will make the team great again.

But not everyone is convinced by his appointment.

The president of world football's governing body - Fifa - said he was surprised England had chosen another foreign manager for its national side.

Fifa boss Sepp Blatter said England had "broken a principle of international football".