Top Ten Soccer World Cup Players Ever
The Top Ten Soccer World Cup Players Ever
Djalma Santos took part in four World Cups (1954-1966) winning the second and the third. Along with Franz Beckenbauer and Philipp Lahm, he is one of only three players to be included into three FIFA World Cup All Star teams (in 1954, 1958 and 1962).
Djalma Santos is considered as one of the best right backs of all times, if not the greatest.
Obviously he deserves the number 1.
Johan Cruyff played in only one World Cup.
Pele helped Brazil win 4 world cups without him Brazil wouldn't even get out of the group stage think about it's true believe me
Why isn't he in the top ten
The only one who achieved to win a World Cup by almost himself (1986).
In 2016 the football site goal. com organized a voting to proclaim the best World Cup player of all times.
The knock-out voting competition called “Legends World Cup” saw Ferenc Puskás eliminating Marco van Basten, Diego Maradona and Zinedine Zidane on his impressive run to the final where the Galloping Major relative easily (69%) beat Cristiano Ronaldo. Over 1,000,000 votes were cast in goal.com’s 16-player tournament.
The popularity of the two greats seems to be the most important factor for that result.
I wonder how many Argentinians voted, but I have the suspicion that they were not so many...
JUST FONTAINE PLAYED WITH THE FRENCH NATIONAL TEAM IN THE WORLD CUP OF 1958.
HE WAS THE TOP SCORER OF THE TOURNAMENT WITH 13 GOALS.
He was born in Marrakech/Morocco in 1933, which belonged to France and never played for the National team of Morocco. Morocco gained it's independence in 1956.
Meazza is widely considered one of the best players of his generation, and among the greatest of all time, as well as being regarded by many in the sport as Italy's greatest ever player. Giuseppe Prisco and Gianni Brera considered him to be the greatest footballer of all time. Due to his technical skill, prolific goalscoring, and creative ability, he was often given the nickname "il genio" (the genius) by the Italian press during his career.
He has been ranked fourth-best player in the history of the World Cup as he led Italy to two victorious tournaments (1934,1938).
He took part in three World Cups (1966,1970,1974).In the best 11 team of all.