Top Ten Greatest Dribblers in Football (Soccer) History

Dribbling is a hard task to manage especially at top level. To run with the ball with so much posture and elegance is a true gift and this list consists of the players who make the skill so iconic and their success using it!

The Top Ten

Lionel Messi Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona. He is also known as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24th, 1987.

This man can waltz past anyone and anything in his way, and with style! Anybody who knows Football, knows that Messi is the greatest dribbler.

He is the best player of all time!
Keeps ball close to his feet
Amazing Pace
Out of words to say
No one will be better than him
Go and watch him play soccer
Your mind will be blown

Play those old timers today and watch them get destroyed.. Except maybe Pele.. They don't even have the fitness

He is the Ultimate king of dribbling.

Diego Maradona Diego Armando Maradona is a retired Argentine professional footballer. He is known for "The Goal of the Century" and the "Hand of God" goal.

We will always remember the best goal of the history against England. No, not the hand one!

Garrincha Manuel Francisco dos Santos, known by the nickname Garrincha, was a Brazilian footballer who played right winger and forward.
Ronaldo Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, commonly known as Ronaldo, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as a striker. Popularly dubbed O Fenômeno, he is widely considered to be one of the greatest football players of all time.
Eden Hazard Eden Michael Hazard is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Chelsea and the Belgium national team.

One of the most gifted pure dribblers of all time.

Just the best.

Pele Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as "Pelé", is a retired Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward. He is one of the best players in football, hence why he's nicknamed the "king of football".
Ronaldinho Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gaúcho, is a retired Brazilian footballer.

His dribbling was very tricky.

Neymar Jr Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Spanish club FC Barcelona and the Brazil national team as a forward or winger, and is also the captain of the national team. ...read more.
Zinedine Zidane Zinedine Yazid Zidane, nicknamed "Zizou", is a retired French footballer and current manager of Real Madrid.
Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Portugal national team.

Crazy skills Insane ball control and speedy runs he is by far the best dribbler in the world together with messi

He is a complete football player with amazing dribbling skills.

The Contenders

George Best George Best was a Northern Irish professional footballer who played as a winger for Manchester United and the Northern Ireland national team.

Just check some of his dribbling. Crazy skills.

Johan Cruyff Hendrik Johannes Cruijff (1947-2016) was a Dutch professional football player and coach. As a player, he won the Ballon d'Or three times, in 1971, 1973, and 1974.
Eusébio da Silva Ferreira Eusébio da Silva Ferreira was a Portuguese footballer who played as a striker. Eusébio is considered by many as one of the greatest footballers of all time. During his professional career, he scored 733 goals in 745 matches.
Sir Stanley Matthews

One of the best British players, if not the number one.

Nicolae Dobrin
Michael Laudrup
Alfredo Di Stefano

Argentina honoured him in the match against Holland. Maybe he helped us win it from Heaven

Arjen Robben Arjen Robben is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Netherlands national team.
Andres Iniesta Andrés Iniesta Luján is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team.
Josef Masopust

Josef Masopust (born 9 February 1931) is a Czech former football player and coach. He was named European Footballer of the Year in 1962. In November 2003, to celebrate UEFA's Jubilee, he was selected as the Golden Player of the Czech Republic by the Football Association of the Czech Republic as their most outstanding player of the past 50 years. He played as midfielder and was an indispensable player for Czechoslovakia. [1] He capped 63 times, scoring 10 goals for his country. [2]

He was named by Pelé as one of the top 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004.

Matthew Le Tissier
Kurt Hamrin
Dejan Savicevic

One of the most gifted football players.
He was particularly known for his outstanding pace and acceleration on the ball, as well as his excellent dribbling ability, and close control, which allowed him to beat players with ease; he was also highly regarded for his vision, tactical knowledge, and passing accuracy, which made him an effective assist provider, although he was also capable of scoring goals as well as creating them. His talent, unpredictability and exploits during his time at Milan earned him the nickname "Il Genio"

Manuel Garrincha

By far the greatest dribbler player ever. With his bent legs, he could dribbler anyone. Some of the best dribbler scenes came from Garrincha and his magical legs...

José Manuel Moreno

A legend of the 20th century, regarded as talented as Pelé, Maradona, Di Stéfano.
He never played in a World Cup, which made him not enough famous in Europe but he's one the most legendary footballers of South America ever.

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