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 de Oro" ("The Golden Boy"). He was known for the "Goal of the Century" and the "Hand of God" goal. He died of cardiac arrest on November 25, 2020 at the age of 60

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 (born 24 June 1987) 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.

He is the best dribbler there ever was, there is, and possibly ever will be. Known as the God of Barcelona, he has the ability to dribble past a whole team, including the goalkeeper. The way in which he does it makes him unique, special, and different from the others. For all those who know him, they would also know he is the GOD OF DRIBBLING.

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 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 players of all time. As a multi-functional striker who brought a new dimension to the position, Ronaldo has been the influence for a generation of strikers that have followed. His individual accolades include being named FIFA World Player of the Year three times, and winning two Ballon d'Or awards.
5 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 voted World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS), and was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the Century.
6 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.

Just the best.

7 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 players of his generation and regarded by many as one of the greatest of all time, Ronaldinho won two FIFA World Player of the Year awards and a Ballon d'Or. A global icon of the sport, he was renowned for his technical skills, creativity and dribbling ability, as well as his use of tricks, feints, overhead kicks, no-look passes and accuracy from free-kicks.

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.

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 Ballon d'Or. He is the current manager of Real Madrid.
9 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. Neymar was born on 5th February 1992 in Sao Paulo of Brazil. He started playing international matches at the age of 17. Neymar salary is 9.18 million Euro. As a result, his net worth is about $75 million.
10 Luka Modrić
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 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 of the Year in 1968 and came sixth in the FIFA Player of the Century vote. Best received plaudits for his playing style, which combined pace, skill, balance, feints, two-footedness, goalscoring and the ability to get past defenders.

Just check some of his dribbling. Crazy skills.

13 Andres Iniesta Andrés Iniesta Luján is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Spain national team.
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 more.
15 Arjen Robben
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, 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".

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