1 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.
His skill to run with the ball, this passing skill and his finishing is the best of all... His abilities and his achievements cannot be matched. He is the all time footballer, and he is the living legend. He is the heart of the many football fans...
I have not seen such a talented complete footballer on my life.
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".
Pele is a kind of player that would always light the game up, with a great goal, piece of skill or tackle, he was the most perfect player of all time.
He is a epic player and should be first because he is the king of football and he also had a sad life
Pele, Cruyff maradona, beckenbauer and best are the top ones I've seen top British player outside best bobby Charlton
Best player of all time is king pele 1283 goal
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650 goal pass
3 Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Yazid Zidane, nicknamed "Zizou", is a retired French footballer and current manager of Real Madrid.
4 Johan Cruijff
5 Franz Beckenbauer
Franz Anton Beckenbauer is a German former professional footballer and manager. Early in his playing career he was nicknamed Der Kaiser because of his elegant style, dominance and leadership on the field, and also as his first name "Franz" is reminiscent of the Austrian emperors.
6 George Best
George Best was a Northern Irish professional footballer who played as a winger for Manchester United and the Northern Ireland national team.
7 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.
8 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.
9 Hugo Sanchez
Hugo Sánchez Márquez is a retired Mexican professional footballer and manager. A prolific goalscorer known for his spectacular strikes and volleys, Sánchez is widely regarded as Mexico's greatest-ever footballer, and one of the greatest players of his generation.
10 Michel Platini
Michel François Platini is a football administrator, who served as the president of the Union of European Football Associations from 2007 until 2015, after which he was banned for 8 years following an ethics investigation by the FIFA Ethics Committee on 21 December 2015, and formerly a French football ...read more.
11 Roberto Baggio
Roberto Baggio (Italian pronunciation: roˈbɛrto ˈbaddʒo), born 18 Feb 1967, is an Italian former professional footballer who mainly played as a second striker, or as an attacking midfielder. In 1993, he was named FIFA World Player of the Year and won the Ballon d'Or. He is the former President of ...read more.
Il DIVIN CODINO... NOBODY LIKE HIM... Italy WILL NEVER HAVE AGAIN A GENIUS LIKE HIM.. WHEN HE PLAYED HE GAVE PEOPLE EMOTIONS... AND THERE' AN Italian SONG THAT SAYS" SINCE BAGGIO DOESN'T PLAY ANYMORE, IT'S NOT SUNDAY ANYMORE"...
12 Alfredo di Stefano
ONE OF THE MOST LEGENDARY PLAYERS IN FOOTBALL HISTORY. He was voted 4th player of 20th century behind Pelé, Diego Maradona, and Johan Cruyff, in a vote organised by France Football magazine.
13 Hristo Stoichkov
Hristo Stoichkov is a retired Bulgarian footballer who is currently a football commentator for Univision Deportes.
Underrated genius from Bulgaria - danoir999
14 Dennis Bergkamp
Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp is a Dutch former professional footballer, who is the assistant manager to Frank de Boer at Ajax.
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.
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17 Ferenc Puskás
18 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.
19 Gianni Rivera
Giovanni "Gianni" Rivera was an Italian great attacking midfielder of the 60s-70s.
Dubbed Italy's "Golden Boy" by the media, he played the majority of his club career with Italian side A.C. Milan and he enjoyed a highly successful career in domestic and European football, winning three Serie A titles and two European Cups, among several other trophies.
At international level, he represented Italy 60 times scoring 14 goals, and took part at four World Cups (1962, 1966, 1970, and 1974). Rivera is widely remembered for scoring the decisive goal in Italy's 4�"3 extra-time win over W. Germany in the semi-final of the 1970 World Cup, leading the team to final. Rivera was also a member of the first Italian side ever to win the European Football Championship in 1968, on home soil.
He was awarded the Ballon d'Or in 1969, and placed 19th in IFFHS's election for the World Player of the 20th Century.
21 Stanley Matthews
22 Marco van Basten
Marcel "Marco" van Basten is a Dutch football manager and former football player, who played for Ajax and Milan, as well as the Netherlands national team, in the 1980s and early '90s as a forward.
3 Ballon d'Or. That's enough.
23 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.
24 Giuseppe Meazza
Best Italian football player ever.
25 Héctor Scarone
The best player of the first great team in football history, the National team of Uruguay of the 20s (two Olympic gold medals, winner of the first World Cup).
26 Juan Alberto Schiaffino
Greatest Uruguayan player ever.
27 Lothar Matthaus
Originally Waldyr Pereira.
One of the greatest Brazilian players, took part in three World Cups, won 2 of them and was Best player of the 1958 one.
29 Gerd Muller
One of the greatest scorers in football history.
The 'bomber' netted 1,461 goals in his career (more than Pele) and won all the tophies (team and personal as top scorer) in all the tournaments he took part (both with Bayern M. and the National team). As far as I know he is the only one who managed to do so.
30 Chuni Goswami
31 Josef Bican
GREATEST SCORER OF ALL TIMES.
He scored 1,468+ total goals in his career, 805+ of them in official matches. At least 36 more official goals are to be verified increasing his numbers.He's the first of all times (second in total goals is G.Muller with 1,461 and in official matches Romario with 772).
When Pele scored his 1,000th goal (1969),Franz Binder (one of the few with more than 1,000 goals) said that 'if Pele scored 1,000 goals, then Bican had scored 5,000(! ). Bican was asked about this comment and said :'who would believe me if I say that I have scored 5,000 goals? '
Josef Bican was awarded the Golden Ball by IFFHS as the greatest scorer of the 20th century.
32 Lev Yashin
Lev Ivanovich Yashin, nicknamed the "Black Spider" or the "Black Panther", was a Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper, considered by many to be the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the game.
33 José Leandro Andrade
Uruguay was the first great National football team.
If Scarone was the best, Andrade was also great.
34 Fritz Walter
German legend, the best of the National team that won the 1954 World Cup.
35 Raymond Kopa
36 Gordon Banks
One of the best goalkeepers and English players of all times.
One of the best Brazilian players.
38 Just Fontaine
The greatest French scorer and one of the best in football history.His record of 13 goals in single World Cup (1958) will never be broken.
39 Eric Cantona
40 Paolo 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’.
42 Ronaldinho Gaucho
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira, commonly known as Ronaldinho or Ronaldinho Gaúcho, is a retired Brazilian footballer.
The most skillful footballer to play the game. Full stop!
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43 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.
44 Tom Finney
A 'Sir' of the English football.
45 Ricardo Zamora
46 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.
47 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge
2 Ballon d'Or.
48 Ruud Gullit
Ruud Gullit is a Dutch football manager and former footballer who played professionally in the 1980s and 1990s as a midfielder or forward.
49 Sándor Kocsis
The best Hungarian player after Puskas, member of the legendary Hungarian National team of the 50s.
Top scorer of the World Cup of 1954.
50 Omar Sivori