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
1 Diego Maradona Diego Armando Maradona (October 30, 1960 - November 25, 2020) was an Argentine professional footballer. Widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport, he was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award. Maradona was given the nickname "El Pibe... read more

Diego Maradona, to me, is the second-best dribbler in the world. Although some people might say that he's better than Messi, I don't believe it because, to me, he's second to Messi.

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

2 Garrincha Manuel Francisco dos Santos, known by the nickname Garrincha, was a Brazilian footballer who played right winger and forward.
3 Lionel Messi Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi was born on June 24, 1987. He is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for the American club, Inter Miami CF, in the MLS. Messi is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. His birthplace is Rosario, Argentina.

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

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

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

4 Luka Modrić Luka Modrić is a Croatian footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Croatia national team.
5 Ronaldo Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima, commonly known as Ronaldo, is a Brazilian business owner, president of La Liga club Real Valladolid, and a retired professional footballer who played as a striker. Popularly dubbed in Portuguese O Fenômeno ("The Phenomenon"), he is widely considered one of the greatest... read more
6 Pelé Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known as "Pelé", was a Brazilian professional footballer who played as a forward. In 1999 he was named Athlete of the Century by the International Olympic Committee and was included in the Time list of the 100 most important people of the 20th century. In 2000, Pelé was... read more
7 Eden Hazard Eden Michael Hazard, born January 7th, 1991, is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Real Madrid CF and captains the Belgium national team.

One of the most gifted pure dribblers of all time.

8 Zinedine Zidane Zinedine Yazid Zidane, nicknamed "Zizou", (born 23 June 1972) is a is a French former professional football player who played as an attacking midfielder. He received many individual accolades as a player, including being named FIFA World Player of the Year in 1998, 2000 and 2003, and winning the 1998... read more
9 Ronaldinho Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (born 21 March 1980), commonly known as Ronaldinho Gaúcho or simply Ronaldinho, is a Brazilian former professional footballer and current ambassador for Barcelona. He played mostly as an attacking midfielder, but was also deployed as a winger. Often considered one of the best... read more

Ronaldinho, who should be second on the list, is a wizard when it comes to dribbling. He had the skills, dribbling ability, and just like his god, Lionel Messi, he is also good when it comes to dribbling. No one (except Messi) can be compared to Ronaldinho.

Glad to see that he isn't forgotten.

His dribbling was very tricky.

10 Neymar Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, born 5 February 1992, commonly known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and the Brazil national team as a forward or winger, and is also the captain of the national team... read more
The Contenders
11 Cristiano Ronaldo Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Serie A club Juventus and captains the Portugal national team.

Ronaldo used 3/4 dribbling skills against 3/4 players. Although he doesn't need to dribble because he scores from a distance.

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.

12 Andres Iniesta Andrés Iniesta Luján is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team.
13 Arjen Robben
14 Johan Cruyff Hendrik Johannes "Johan" Cruijff (25 April 1947 – 24 March 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. Cruyff was a proponent of the football philosophy known as Total Football explored by Rinus Michels, and is... read more
15 George Best George Best (22 May 1946 – 25 November 2005) was a Northern Irish professional footballer who played as a winger, spending most of his club career at Manchester United. A highly skillful dribbler, Best is regarded as one of the best players in the history of the sport. He was named European Footballer... read more

Just check some of his dribbling. Crazy skills.

16 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.
17 Stanley Matthews

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

18 Nicolae Dobrin
19 Michael Laudrup
20 Alfredo Di Stefano

Argentina honored him in the match against Holland. Maybe he helped us win it from heaven.

21 Robinho
22 Josef Masopust
23 Matt Le Tissier
24 Kurt Hamrin
25 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.

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