Best Footballers of the 70sSimichSoso
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He is the best
The others here couldn't lace George's boots.
Pele called him the greatest footballer in the world and stated he should have been Brazillian. Need anymore be said?
Besty was amazing player, like jimmy johnstone from celtic in the 60s n 70s I sometimes imagine if they played in the same team that would be a joy to watch,man utd wher intrested in him when celtic boys team travelled to old trafford to play man utd boys and saw his potential but jock stien came to celtic and signed him up/V 3 Comments
Pele is easily the greatest Athlete of all time, and defintely the best soccer player of the 20th century.
Pele is the king of football and best of all time
He just is simply amazing
JUST LOOK AT THE STATS over 1 thousand goals - aido17
I wrote a paper in High School about Pele.1984 ish
Anything they could make a ball out of.. sock what ever was a soccer ball/foot ball was game me and my buddy could make moves and had fun with the sport. Long story before Hackie Sacks.. at the end he had the drive and pure passion to do what he did. Don't matter where you came from, passion.. Enjoy
Jinky on the wing was amazing,his dribbling was superb,the guy was special,he toyed with reall madrid at alfredo destefanos testimonial.only 2 weeks after winning the European cup wit celtic in 67,they won every tournament they entered tat year with a domestic treble same year.and the rest is istory
Pele was better through the 60s from what I know so overall the 70s is Cruyff for me
Simply world class 👌
Los Angeles Aztecs 27/14
Washington Diplomats 32/12
Feyenoord 33/11 Netherlands 48/33 - SimichSoso
Bayern Munchen 427/60
New York Cosmos 105/19
Hamburger SV 28/0
New York Cosmos 27/2
West Germany 103/14 - SimichSoso
Ranking Beckenbauer behind Best and especially Johnstone is disgraceful.
In his prime, he was the best defender in the world and at the same time one of the best midfielders. As one of the most complete players to ever grace the game, he combined speed, elegance, superb tacklings, powerful long shots and amazing passes.
He was known for being a smart tactician and his interpretation of the "sweeper" heavily influenced football.
When it comes to trophies, Beckenbauer cannot be forgotten: As a player, he led West Germany to a WC title in 1974 and an EC title in 1972. He won the Champions League 4 times (1974,75,76 and 83) and became German Champion 5 times. He was even determined as the 3rd best footballer of the 20th century by the FIFA in 2000, behind Pele and Cruyff, but in front of Maradona. He's clearly one of the greatest ever, only few players in the history of this sport can compare with his skills and fame. Nicknamed "The Emperor" (Der Kaiser) he established an era of ...more
Could easily play for the current Barcalona team
1861 Nördlingen 31/51
Bayern Munchen 453/398
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 71/38
West Germany 62/68 - SimichSoso
France 72/41 - SimichSoso
Bayern Munich 310/162
Servette FC 50/34
West Germany 95/45 - SimichSoso
The best Italian striker of all time, the legendary "roar of thunder"!
One of the greatest ever! The best scorer of italian national team, Cagliari's legend!
The man known as "roar of thunder"!
A brilliant goal scoring midfielder
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