Top 10 Football Players Of All Time
Thursday, Apr 13, 2017
Football is one of the biggest watched and playing sport in the world.It created some of the greatest athletes in the world.There are some football players which completly change the way everyone see the football due to there talent and success in that sport.In this top 10 list we are going to show you the top 10 football players of all time.
10. David Beckham
David Beckham is an English former professional footballer. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain, and the England national team.He is the first English player to win league titles in four countries England, Spain, the United States and France. He announced his retirement in May 2013 after a 20-year career, during which he won 19 major trophies.
9. Michel Platini
Michel Platini is a French former football player, manager and administrator. Nicknamed Le Roi (The King) for his ability and leadership, he is regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time. Platini won the Ballon d'Or three times, in 1983, 1984 and 1985 and came sixth in the FIFA Player of the Century vote.In recognition of his achievements, he was named Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in 1985 and became Officier in 1988.
Ronaldinho is a Brazilian professional footballer and current club ambassador for Spanish club FC Barcelona.His main playing position is as an attacking midfielder or forward. He won the FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2004 and 2005. Renowned for his technique, tricks, dribbling, overhead kicks, no-look passes and free kicks, Ronaldinho is regarded to be one of the best players of his generation
7. Johan Cruyff
JohanCruyff was a Dutch professional football player and coach. As a player, he won the Ballon d'Or three times, in 1971, 1973 and 1974. Cruyff was one of the most famous exponents of the football philosophy known as Total Football explored by Rinus Michels, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in football history.
6. Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Beckenbauer is a German former professional footballer and manager. Early in his playing career he was nicknamed Der Kaiser ("The Emperor") because of his elegant style, dominance and leadership on the field, and also as his first name "Franz" is reminiscent of the Austrian emperors. He is widely regarded to be one of the greatest players in the history of the sport.
5. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He is a forward and serves as captain for Portugal. In 2008, he won his first Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards. He then won the FIFA Ballon d'Or in 2013 and 2014. In 2015, Ronaldo scored his 500th senior career goal for club and country.Often ranked as the best player in the world, Ronaldo was named the best Portuguese player of all time by the Portuguese Football Federation, during its 100th anniversary celebrations in 2015. He is the only player to win four European Golden Shoe awards.
4. Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane is a French retired footballer and current manager of Real Madrid. He played as an attacking midfielder for the France national team, Cannes, Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid.Renowned for his elegance, vision, ball control and technique, Zidane was named the best European footballer of the past 50 years in the UEFA Golden Jubilee Poll.He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the game.
3. Diego Maradona
Diego Maradona is a retired Argentine professional footballer. He has served as a manager and coach at other clubs as well as the national team of Argentina. Many in the sport, including football writers, former players, current players and football fans, regard Maradona as the greatest football player of all time.He was joint FIFA Player of the 20th Century with Pele.
2. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Argentina national team. Often considered the best player in the world and rated by many in the sport as the greatest of all time, Messi is the only football player in history to win five FIFA Ballons d'Or, four of which he won consecutively, and the first player to win three European Golden Shoes.With Barcelona he has won eight La Liga titles and four UEFA Champions League titles, as well as four Copas del Rey. Both a prolific goalscorer and a creative playmaker, Messi holds the records for most goals scored in La Liga, a La Liga season.
Pele is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward. He is widely regarded as the greatest player of all time. Pele has also been known for connecting the phrase "The Beautiful Game" with football. In 1999, he was voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics. That year, France Football asked their former Ballon d'Or winners to choose the Football Player of the Century; they selected Pele. In 1999, Pele was elected Athlete of the Century by the IOC. That year, Time named him in their list of 100 most influential people of the 20th century. In 2013 he received the FIFA Ballon d'Or Prix d'Honneur in recognition of his career and achievements as a global icon of football.According to the IFFHS, Pele is the most successful league goal-scorer in the world, with 541 league goals. During his career, Pele scored 1281 goals in 1363 games.
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