Best Soccer (Football) Players of All Time
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His powerfull kicks was also really presice as well! For example, on one game, he nailed a freekick, but the refere asked him to do it again. Puskas told to everyone that I'm gonna kick it exactly the same way! And so he did it and scored again! Well this days I'm watching lot a games but I've seen noone near to that confidence, precision and loveing to the game on the field! Ferenc Puskas rest in peace! Thank you!
Because Puskas is utter class he scored 1000 goals way before Pele did and it shows just how good he is because he has a whole stadium named after him and actually had a brain and that showed through his game. Then again I am Hungarian, so. - robbie
Probably the no. 1 player of all time. Only Cruyff that can compete as the the number 1 with Puskas. Kids today don't have the knowledge of these players and only vote Ronaldo, Messi etc. Who isn't near either Cruyff or Puskas.
I hope he wins the Ballon D'or this year. It's time messi and cr7 were taught a lessonV 44 Comments
great player, best shooter and responsible for the greatest goal of all time
The Best Free Kick In The History Of Soccer. Better Than Beckham.
The best left foot in football history
Have you seen that free-kick goal he did. It defies the laws of PHYSICS.V 8 Comments
I can't believe you guys, have you ever seen Garrincha playing football. Garrincha is one of the 10 best player in the world.
Just watch his highlight reels. A true legend.
Garrincha was a footbal artist, a player with an unique dribbling style which resembled a drunken man trying to walk. He's an underrated footballer, perhaps overshadowed by Pele, and he should be in the top ten list. It's definitely worth seeing his videos.
He dominated the game even with his disabilities (deformed spine and a 6 centimetre shorter left leg) and he is Brazilian so that makes him even more awesome...V 16 Comments
Obviously Iniesta is in the Top 100 footballers of all time.
Andres is going to be the best footballer in the next 10 years
Or so. No one will ever beat Andres the beast Iniesta in the next 10 years! Iniesta should be the 11th best of all time. Againist Italy in Group Stages of Euro 2012, he made Gianluigi Buffon (the best goalkeeper for the last decade or so)jump like a frog. Iniesta is small, but he can get through footballers(Peter Crouch or Nikola Zigic)who are about 1 foot and a quarter taller than him. Iniesta has helped Spain for a long time and all matches with Spain, Rain or Shine, Iniesta would always play in the 1st team. In the 2010 World Cup, Iniesta helped Spain with a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands in the Final. Fabregas set Iniesta up and Iniesta scored the only goal in the match. Iniesta is the best Attacking Midfielder in the
World, By a long, long, long way.
He captains the best soccer club in the world right now. He scored the winning goal in the 2010 World Cup final. He is the best visionary to play the sport and creates so many opportunities with impeccable passes. Even though he is aging, Iniesta was named the best player at the 2015 UEFA Champions League Final. What else do you want from him? He is easily the best midfielder right now. He has been among the top nominees for the Ballon D'or in recent years and deserves at least one to his name.
It's impossible steal the ball to him.
Iniesta is better then gerrardV 8 Comments
steven gerrard is the best football player I have ever seen. zidane is very good, ronaldinho, ronaldo, messi, rooney,.. but gerrard is really the best. he plays with heart and his is leader who motivates all other players. his shot is so powerful and accurate, his passes just stand and watch it, he is very good in defense also also in attack, he has also very good dribble skills. SIMPLY THE BEST!
The best football player with good manners and full power!
Liverpool is lucky to have him. Royalty, Loyalty, Totality, his life is for Football and of course in Liverpool FC!
hey guys Gerrard is without doubt the most successful soccer player in the world.. he has unmatched talent, enthusiasm, history, achievement, determination.. Go for him instead of Rolando
This guy is just amazing he can play in any midfield position. Also every single team in the world wants him how is he 25 he shop be at the top or top 5 at least.V 78 Comments
Very very very good player
He is king of the playmaker in the world.
His just the best ever... Mad about him
Never ever heard of Ali Karimi... He can't possibly be better than Xavi. Not all time, but he is easily top 3 best players of his generation. El Maestro!
Best game distributor of all timeV 6 Comments
Laugh out loud, Eusebio 30th? Talk about people being ignorant and not knowing crap about soccer! He's Easily top 5 material, and only people who never seen him play could think otherwise!
Come on Beckham 12? Wake up idiots! WATCH SOME SOCCER!
LOOL di stefano 40? Should be top 10!
FIGO like 50 -. -, one of the best players I've EVER SEEN, amazing dribbles and crazy crosses, the man who was there for ronaldo and rivaldo and raul!
Eusebio was amazing.
How you guys have courage of talk about Sukur, Beckham...
are you loosing your mind...
The merit of Eusebio's achievements as a footballer surpass the 4 lines on the field. He became an inspirational icon, for many generations of footballers, not only in Portugal or Europe, but also in an entire continent (Africa). His achievements were greater than the impressive football he played, he became part of the national identity of countries like Portugal and Mozambique. Inside the field or outside it he was always a simple, humble man, who played with passion a game that we all embrace. His legacy is timeless and imortal.
Almost the entire world calls this game FOOTBALL! never mind "watch some soccer" - get a grip, you have no idea! How very arrogant...V 23 Comments
Obviously Casillas is the best Goalie in the world. Buffon, Casillas, Cesar, Cech, Lloris, Reina, De Gea, Van Der Sar, Stekelenburg, Hart.
The best goalkeeper in the world.
He is under appreciated. In his prime, Casillas was an incredible keeper who could be fully relied on. For instance, Spain won all of their knockout phase games in the 2010 World Cup by 1 goal to 0, which meant that Iker Casillas played a vital role in keeping clean sheets. A true legend and the best keeper of all time.
Not as good as NeuerV 7 Comments
Three times European Player of the Year.
Over 40 goals for his country from midfield.
Highest scorer in Serie A 3 years running.
One of the greatest passers of the ball in history.
Highest goal scorer in European Championship history.
I rest my case.
This greatest footballer remind me about best times of football.
Come on! Platini scored the best free kick goal ever in 1984 against Portugal! He's just the best. - miguelmam
In most polls, he is ranked in the opt tens if not the top 5V 4 Comments
This is the best goalkeeper to have lived on Earth. He is the only goalkeeper to have won a Ballon D'Or, and will probably will be the only one. He has made some unbelievable saves and I just don't know why he has always been underrated or even unknown to the general football fans. - radrichiie
Rated 94 for being the great goalie who could save tons of shots most goalies couldn't and just flat out being the best goalie of all time.
Best keeper ever with George Banks, Iker Casillas and Buffon. - FrankP
I hate the fact that the person that made goalkeeping an important position and as a "GOALKEEPER" won player of the year is sooo underrated it's ridicules. People know casillas, they know buffon, they know nuer but how many people know Gordon banks or yashin? Not all the players that are popular are the greatest you knowV 9 Comments
This amazing player should be higher then 45 - FrankP
He is a Goalkeeper. The Best goalkeeper.
This list has problem how are Gianluigi Buffon, Iker Casillas and Thiery Henry not in top ten - FrankP
The best keeper off all timeV 6 Comments
He was one of the best players of Asia and he is master of goal.
He is a former captain of the Iran national football team, and is the world's all-time leading goalscorer in international matches.
I love him. No One can forget him and his goals... love him...
The best Iranian player everV 13 Comments
Mesut Ozil was a little patchy for Real Madrid toward the end of last season, but has cleaned up his act considerably over the last few months.
He's back scoring important goals for Los Merengues at pivotal moments, and of course, he still remains the No. 1 provider to Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of assists.
He was one of the better performers at Euro 2012 for Germany. - dahamid364
The best player in bundesliga, and he is young as well! I can't believe he wasn't on the list. Search his name on youtube and you will understand...
He should be in the top 30, at least!
Since when did Ozil ever become better than Michael Platini
Best Maestro ever, deserves more than ArsenalV 14 Comments
Fantastic, Unbelievable, Genius! If not the all-times number 1, he certainly deserves a place in all-times top 10. Personally, I could only compare him with Maradona.
ALEX DELPIERO BEST IS THE BEST..
NOMERO UNO IN THE WORLD..
FORZA ADP 10
Watson: "Del Piero is the icon of Italian football. " No truer words have been said in football in a long time, Alessandro is truly a legend and his name will forever be engraved in the history books of not Italian football, but across the world
We are the champions no time for losers
Del piero is history of soccer better than Zidane he should be n 5 and he was important in Germany 2006 that Italy won
Robin Van Persie The Best Striker and Winger ever, Good technical, good shoot, and the left foot number one in the World, just stay in Arsenal and Gunners. Come on Van Persie you can do that. I trust you.
In one of the only years Robin van Persie's ankle hasn't given way, it's no surprise to see him turn in consistently excellent performances that place him among the best in the world. Coming off a 30-goal season at Arsenal and a £22 million move to Manchester United, expectations were so high the Dutchman could have crumbled. - dahamid364
Van Persie has great skill he can take shots from distance and he is wonderful on volleys
Had a great career only cut short by injury which made man Utd fell out of favor with him. If it weren't for his knee and ankle he would still bang 15 every seasonV 18 Comments
the young Welshman has got the best finishing for a left footer
he powers up and down the left wing -
One of the best Welsh players of all time he should be at least top ten
HE WILL BE THE BEST PLAYER IN THE WORLD SOON
Welsh Wizard, Magic Man, Simply amazing player for Spurs he is the best no.11 we have ever seen!
Better than Ronaldo... because Bale actually passes to his teammatesV 21 Comments
He should be top 3 and he is the best foreign premier league player of all history and he loves seeing boys in bras plus best dutch player ever in england
he's skills and he's goal are superb
Scored the best goal ever against newcastle how is he only 37th he should be top 5.
Could do amazing things with the ball. A technical master of the football always in control.
Don't think he is the best ever but deserves far higher than 50 so gets my vote.
El Nino I believe is one of the best soccer/football players of all time. He is very fast, skillful and is great with his finishing. He has scored many goals, especially with Spain, and that is why I reckon he deserves to be in the top ten. - Rotorhead
Fernando torres should at least be in top 10 or at least top 15
he is the star of Spain
25 is not the place for a player of such huge quality
WHAT? 25TH PLACE? ARE YOU CRAZY? HE SHOULD BE AT TOP TEN... THERE ARE A LOT BEFORE THAT ARE NOT BETTER THAN HIM... THIS LIST IS COMPLETELY WRONG... LOVE YOU TORRES YOU WILL ALWAYS BE A LEGEND.. EL NINO IS THE BEST... SPAIN CAN'T WIN EURO 2012 WITHOUT HIM... HE MAKES THE GAME.. LOVE you FERNANDO
Best Spanish player off all-time and all-time internation spanish top-scorer
He deserves better than 36!
If not for him Spain wouldn't be the champions of the 2008/2012 euro or the 2010 world cup
He was the best Italian soccer player that ever lived - CaptCool
Probably the best Italian player of all the time. Should be in the top 10 at least. 29 it's just unacceptable. So much better than Totti, Del Piero etc..
Not only did he have the most amazing skills, he knew how to gain the love of the people and be considered as a true and complete soccer player and also a respectable person. Unfortunately you can't say the same about some of his coaches and that's why he's not given the right recognition. He's definitely the best Italian soccer player of the last 30 years and top 3 of all time.
Best player ever. Great dribbler. No one was better than him on free kicks.
Incredible vision and goal scorer.
He is the player of perspolis and some years ago he plays in humborg
He is the best and popular player of the world forever!
He plays in fc. Perspolis and used to play in hamburg for many years!
He is the love of Iranian football- 6only 6
Although He wore number 2, he is number 1 around the world.V 3 Comments
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