Two very famous sportsmen Mark and Steve happened to be brothers and played for country $K$. Mark teased James, an opponent from country $E$, "There is no way you are good enough to play for your country." James replied, "Maybe not, but at least I am the best player in my own family."
Which one of the following can be inferred from this conversation?
- Mark was known to play better than James.
- Steve was known to play better than Mark.
- James and Steve were good friends.
- James played better than steve.