Best Free Kick Takers in Football (Soccer)

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21Thierry Henry

Great Man.. Great player... God of football.. Best footballer ever.. Scored 20 free kick goals (screamers.. While just for Arsenal.. LEGEND)

He is god of arsenal taken retake of freekick and scored it like a boss

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22Diego Forlan

No matter what everyone say about you good man

His skills are amazing like spider man

His free kicks corners are excellent

You are the best football player

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23Alex

Guys! Alex is different from other free-kick takers because he has de ability to fire his bullet shot to his preferred position... and at last the Goal-keeper will not get a chance to touch the ball... that's Allexx

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24Juan Roman Riquelme

The more creative midfielder that soccer have right now. His free kicks are just too accurate. For me the best with Nakamura.

Man He Is Good Fit For Bayern Munchen Ill Tell You That He Is Good Free Kicker Good At Curve

25Wayne RooneyWayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national team.

He should have become before. But there is a reason for this because he doesn't take any free kicks at all. He should prctise more and come to the top.

He's one of the best caption and a best legend after his retirement

He is the best free kicker in the world

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26Gareth BaleGareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team.

he is for sure the best young free kick taker in the world - mshalfon

Bale is among the top 3 best free kick takers

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27Leighton Baines

54? You can't be serious, he is better than all of these minor league players in the Middle East above him, if you don't believe me, watch clips on YouTube!

Leighton Baines is the set piece king without a doubt.

Baines in very consistent because if he doesn't score a freekick, it's gets on target or hits the frame of the goal.

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28Frank LampardFrank James Lampard is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for New York City FC in Major League Soccer.

Are all the people out off their minds. Lampard is best free kick taker in whole universe and from when is baichung bhutia better than him. He is aWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME AND AWESOME

FRANK! FRANK! FRANK! Best free kick/penalty taker ever! Have you seen him miss?

The most outside the box scorer in England!

You're the best lampard

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29Zlatan IbrahimovićZlatan Ibrahimović is a Swedish professional footballer who plays for an English club Manchester United and the Sweden national team for which he is captain.

He is honestly better than nani, Ryan highs and many more above him

What are you serious he is way better than those kiddy league noobs from the Middle East above him and baines

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30Rogério Ceni

Best in Brasil even according to Juninho Pernambucano

Goalkeeper for Sau Paulo who scored 65 free kicks in his career. 25 more than Juninho

Best free kick taker ever and he has scored the most goals for a goalkeeper

Around 60 goals with perfect technique. This is insane, even for midfielders!

31Frank Ribery

Man Did You See His Five Free Kicks In The World Cup They Were Awesome Did You See There Curve They Were Incredible He Should Be Number 15 Or 10 at least 15 maybe 10 He He Can Score Them When He Wants To

32Roberto Rivelino

Rivelino's shots had power, curves, surprising placement. He defined free-kick specialist. Scored incredible free kicks on the biggest stage. He did it when the ball was still big, slow and heavy. Ronaldinho and Maradona are self-idenfied disciples.

33Ronald Koeman

Maybe the youngsters can't remember how good he was at free kicks.

A physical yet technical Dutch powerhouse center back who scored a whooping more than 240 career goals and his freekicks are very dangerous and very powerful

Hah? Koeman should be the 7th instead... A goal against Pagliuca in 1992?

For me, easy top ten

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35Ashkan Dejagah

He is a good football player

Ashkan technique is the best

Ashkan Dejagah... I love you

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36Didier DrogbaDidier Yves Drogba Tébily is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Canadian Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact.

DROGBA THE LION.. awesome free kicks just brilliant, and I love alex too.. he's also one of the best free-kick takers

Didier drogba I think he is the best free kick-taker in the world because he is fast and a good aimer in front of goal

he seems to be improving at an alarming rate. Great finisher and awesome free-kick taker

Your skills are amazing

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37Michel PlatiniMichel François Platini is a football administrator, who served as the president of the Union of European Football Associations from 2007 until 2015, after which he was banned for 8 years following an ethics investigation by the FIFA Ethics Committee on 21 December 2015, and formerly a French football ...read more.

I'm actually very shocked that Michael Platini, the man who revolutionized the free kick, who reinvented it, isn't in the top 3, but what's worse is that he's not even in the top ten. He had accuracy that only Juninho and Beckham could match, and he put the ball over the wall and under the bar with such pace that few people realized how near impossible it was to take a free kick the way he did. This list is flawed. Platini, then Juninho, then Beckham, the C. Ronaldo and the rest of the top 20 are about even...

He in my opinion is not the greatest ever free kick taker, however he is the inventor and perfecter of the "over the wall, under the bar" free kick and deserves to be number 4 (behind 1. Cristiano Ronaldo 2. David Beckham 3. Juninho) because he revolutionized the art of taking a direct free kick.

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38Alvaro Recoba

Alvaro Recoba is the greatest free kick taker in the world and shooter the first game he played foe inter he scored the best goal I have ever seen even the english commentators were amased at the power of the kick with no run up to shoot.

not only in shooting freekick that even greatest
but he done well also in passing freekick.
his passing freekick bring the goals so many too

He is the best left free kick player in the world
Recoba have a quality passing, can play as striker or play maker..
His left foot strike just be silent of goalkeeper

He's pro free kicker

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