Best British Soccer Players of All Time

The Top Ten
1 Kenny Dalglish
2 George Best George Best was a Northern Irish professional footballer who played as a winger for Manchester United and the Northern Ireland national team.

He's the original number 1.
I voted him and my vote want to Dalglish (they were equal with 12%).
If the idiocy has a nickname, I definitely know it.

Best is not the best of this list, but lower than Dalglish is not acceptable.

3 Gary Lineker Gary Winston Lineker is an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster. He holds England's record for goals in FIFA World Cup finals, with 10 scored. Lineker's media career began with the BBC, where he has presented the flagship football programme Match of the Day since the ...read more.
4 Steven Gerrard Steven George Gerrard is an English professional footballer who plays for Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy.

Captain Fantastic!
The greatest of them All!

For me, as a Liverpool fan, he is definitely number 1, but from a neutral perspective, he should be at least top 3. - Aman2201

5 Bobby Moore Robert Frederick Chelsea "Bobby" Moore was an English professional footballer. He captained West Ham United for more than ten years and was captain of the England team that won the 1966 World Cup.
6 Ian Rush
7 Gareth Bale Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team.
8 Robbie Fowler
9 Ryan Giggs Ryan Joseph Giggs is a Welsh football coach and former player who is currently the assistant manager at Manchester United and co-owner of Salford City.
10 Alan Shearer Alan Shearer is an English retired footballer. He played as a striker in the top level of English league football for Southampton, Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United and the England national team.
The Contenders
11 Stanley Matthews

Maybe the best of all times.

12 Kevin Keegan Joseph Kevin Keegan is an English former football player and manager. A forward, he played for several clubs including Liverpool and Hamburger SV.

2 Ballon d'Or.

13 Bobby Charlton Sir Robert "Bobby" Charlton is an English former football player, regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time, and an essential member of the England team who won the World Cup in 1966, the year he also won the Ballon d'Or.
14 David Beckham David Robert Joseph Beckham is an English retired professional footballer. He played for Manchester United, Preston North End, Real Madrid, Milan, LA Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the England national team, for which he held the appearance record for an outfield player until 2016.
15 Peter Shilton
16 Tom Finney
17 Dixie Dean

William Ralph "Dixie" Dean was an English centre forward, a great star of Everton of the midwar years.
He is the most prolific scorer in English football history with 379 league goals in 437 games. He's also second all time league scorer of England after A. Rowley (433 goals).
His record of 60 goals in a single championship 1927-1928 was European (broke in 1946 by Ferenc Deák) and still stands as the best ever in British football.
He was caped with his National team 16 times scored 18 goals.

18 Wayne Rooney Wayne Mark Rooney is an English professional footballer who plays for and captains both Manchester United and the England national team.
19 Steve Bloomer
20 Jimmy Greaves
21 Denis Law
22 John Charles
23 Billy Wright

The first footballer in the world to earn 100 international caps.Wright also holds the record for longest unbroken run in competitive international football.

24 Gordon Banks

According to IFFHS century elections, second best goalkeeper of 20th century.

25 Duncan Edwards

Duncan Edwards was an English left half who played for Manchester United and the England national team. He was one of the Busby Babes, the young United team formed under manager Matt Busby in the mid-1950s, playing 177 matches for the club. One of eight players who died as a result of the Munich air desaster (1958).
Bobby Charlton described him as "the only player that made me feel inferior" and said his death was "the biggest single tragedy ever to happen to Manchester United and English football".

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