Best Soccer (Football) Players of All Time

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81Hakan Şükür

World best striker. world the fastest goal. 9. seconds. 2002 world cup. uefa 2000 goal king. fifa 1997 striker of the year. Turkey goal king. Turkey national team 51 goals. turkey super league 249 goals. uefa cup win turkey league win world cup 3. The best striker of all time

A typical striker. Strong in the air, techniqualy well and was an excellent goalscorer. For many years the king of Turkish football who had a trademark on scoring goals with his head. Also known as the bull of the Bosporus.

The best striker ever. Hakan Sukur was and is the goal king of all time, not only in Turkey but all over the world. Hakan sukur must be at the top 10.

He should be at the top 20 at least he made thousand goal on his striker carrier. AMAZING

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82Lothar Matthaus

Der Kaiser II was the only player who could kill the ball (WC '90 West Germany-Yugoslavia).

The stats speak for themselves. Even pele who I think is the best of all time was in awe if matthaus skills, vision got the game and durability. Pele has him as one if the best of all time.

The most capped player in Germany's history he participated in the team who won the 1980 Euro Cup... this man led Germany in the 1980's and most important part was the rivalry with Maradona in both Inter and Germany he lost to Maradona in 1986 but the 1990 WC named by his name won the Ballon D'or in the same year as he won the UEFA cup with Inter the year after and won the Scudetto the year before... his leadership skills are phenomenal as he played nearly in every single position in the field started as a playmaker then to what was called Libro...

One of the best play maker

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83Didier DrogbaDidier Yves Drogba Tébily is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Canadian Major League Soccer club Montreal Impact.

He is excellent the top scorer in barclays premier league

he is a powerhouse
he has so much skill and precision it is unreal -

He kills and he got the most goals for Chelsea in 2006. Better than all the other Africans. Go Ivory Coast.

Didier Drogba was hands down 1 of the best players in history

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84Khosro Heydari

Best player in Iran and Asia

85Oliver Kahn

This is the greatest goalkeeper in the history

This man is a monster he should be in the top 20

Best keeper of all time and I'm Italian.

86Marco ReusMarco Reus is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder, winger or striker for German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund and the Germany national team.

This list is so screwed up how can reus be

Reus is great! Whoever made these rankings made a mistake, I think they meant to put Messi here and put reus as number 1

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87Robbie KeaneRobert David "Robbie" Keane is an Irish professional footballer who plays as a striker and is captain of both LA Galaxy and the Republic of Ireland national team.

Robbie Keane! Are you on lsd! What about Roy keane? You must be mistaken surely

Plays for LA Galaxy and captain for Irish national team

Robbie Keane is such a hottie he married my sister

Where is roy keane and paul mcgrath?

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88Karim Ansarifard
89James RodríguezJames David Rodríguez Rubio, known as James Rodríguez, is a Colombian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and captains the Colombia national team as an attacking midfielder or winger.

James is the best in Colombia he those goals incredible he is the best of the champions

2014 World Cup Golden Boot and have the greatest strike from long distance in the world

IN my opinion rodriguez is the 4th best player in the world

Star of the 2014 world cup - gemcloben

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90Lukas Podolski

Excellent German striker who plays for arsenal and he was the one who saved arsenal from losing 0-3 against Bayern by scoring at least once. That's why I think he is awesome. SO START VOTING FOR HIM.

Certainly one of the footballers to have an incredibly powerful shot, if not the most powerful shot. His shots are just full of power. (Like in the game vs Australia his shot had so much force not even the goalie's hand could resist the force. ) - radrichiie

Favourite, has the best long shot

Makes all of his shots and shoots three pointers well

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91Bobby Moore

master defender

a great player and a gentleman
hailed by pele as the best defender he has played against

Here lies the best defender of all 89th. Really? That low! Defending is just as important as goal scoring!

Only man to captain England to World Cup victory. Now that's something

Pele even said he was the best defender he ever went up against.

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Deserves to be higher than some of players that are in the list

This guys is a soccer god, deserves a better place here. He is so intelligent, and could win a game in seconds. The true master! To 10 easy for him.

Legendary attacking midfielder who dominated two World Cups and La Liga in his era.

He should be third.

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94Ruud Van Nistelrooy

Nistelrooy has proved over the years that he is certainly the best finisher in the present game

He is the best he should be No 9 at least
I love him! What class and calibre he has to his play! He's th bis dqjdldjeldleqdlqj kwjekwj

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95Kyle Beckerman

Can I just say one thing. I live in Salt Lake. I have seen Beckerman play soccer for quite some time. And I could never... In no way say he deserves to be anywhere up here on this list. Sure he is a great player for Real Salt Lake... But if we are talking about best football players of all time anybody who plays for real salt lake is a joke. Beckerman has no forward attacking abilities and can only do the 'delay game' or pass back to posses the ball well. He does what he does well, but he can't do much. I can't believe he could be ahead of Ashley Cole in rankings... Hahaaahahaahahaa

He may not be the best bit let me just say he is my idol I will never be as good as him and sure there are better players than him he will always be one of my top favorite midfielders

He is my favorite midfielder in the world I know there are way better layers in the world but he is getting better than ever!

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97Paolo Maldini Paolo Cesare Maldini is a former Italian professional footballer who played as a left back and central defender. Maldini captained Italy for 8 years and AC Milan for 12, and was renowned for his leadership skills, earning him the nickname “Il Capitano”, or ‘The Captain’.

The BEST defensive player ever. He is a Legend in the history of the European Football. No other player had, have and will ever have his skills in defending. I mean, look at his sliding tackle - just perfect!

greatest left back ever the face of Milan for the past 20 or so years -

Where to begin with this legend for a starter he is a 1 team player started and ended his career with Milan he won every single cup possible with them and a record of 5 times UCL winner nominated a lot in the team of the year reached the WC final in the 1994 and the semi final in the 1990 was in the dream team in both of them...

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98Steve McManaman

Strong midfielder for Liverpool during the late 90's. Impossible to tackle. The only time the ball would leave Steve's feet is if he chose it. Playmaker, high assists and some great goals.

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99Gianluca Zambrotta
100Diego CostaDiego da Silva Costa, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Chelsea and the Spain national team.V4 Comments
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