Best Left Footed Soccer (Football) Players of All Time

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.

Way better than messi, just does not get the recognition he deserves because he was not the VERY BEST of his time, Pele was. He deserves the #1 spot, easily. messi is good, but maradona is better.

Messi is number 1 because he doesn't handball it in like diego maradona

Easy choice, magical left...

Should be number one

2 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.

OUR GOD OF FOOTBALL
MAGICAL MESSI
Are people blind or what, please if you haven't watched messi playing football then I suggest you don't come here and drop nonsense as comment. I don't think anyone in right senses will put maradona above messi...
Who doesn't know that messi is the GOD OF FOOTBALL, even maradona himself confirmed that when he was been asked in an interview,but PELE, Ronaldinho and other football legends including rising stars of today all acknowledged messi as the Greatest of all time.
Seeing the comments above about maradona is just annoying,it is as if the people that commented that are 👽 that just came to Earth because I am damn sure that every single soul on earth knows their GOD OF FOOTBALL...
He is Magical with that left foot of his,born to dominate and conquer football and he is LIONEL ANDREA'S MESSI

Imagine having the best playmaker, most divine dribbler and deadliest goalscorer, all in one player. So very simple (in my opinion). There has never been a player like MESSI... ever. There has never been someone who moves like him, who strides like him, who touches the ball like him. He is the best player ever. He has almost every record known to football. He has done things no one could even imagine.. The undisputed GOD of football of all times.

Wow. Any thing he does is for a reason. His game is magical and remarkable and his style of play us leagues above ant other. He has everything needed to make a remarkable player.

This list was just asking for Messi to be at the top.

3 Roberto Carlos Roberto Carlos da Silva Rocha (born 10 April 1973), commonly known as Roberto Carlos, is a Brazilian former professional footballer who now works as a football ambassador. He started his career in Brazil as a forward but spent most of his career as a left back and has been described as the "most offensive-minded ...read more.
4 Arjen Robben

The only thing he does with his left foot is shoot after he cuts inside.

5 Iker Casillas Iker Casillas Fernández is a Spanish retired professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Popularly dubbed "San Iker" for his ability to produce spectacular saves, Casillas is widely regarded to be one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time.

He does good saves. And I am proud of him.

6 Gareth Bale Gareth Frank Bale is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for English club Tottenham Hotspur and the Wales national team.

Why is he on this list. He is not that good

He is better than Messi

7 Mohamed Salah Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly (born June 15, 1992) is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Egypt national team.

Well Salah is amazing the ball goes on his feet like it wants him he reminds me a bit of pele's style of play but for me this man, this hero is greater then pele, messi, maradona, and Cristiano Ronaldo, This player this man is the greatest, he made it till here with hard word, and with god, and he'll complete till the end. He made it with his arm and will continue with his other arm.

He's just a sick player

8 Ferenc Puskas Ferenc Puskás (1 April 1927 – 17 November 2006) was a Hungarian footballer and manager, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time and the sport's first international superstar. He scored 84 goals in 85 international matches for Hungary, played four international matches for Spain ...read more.
9 Mesut Özil Mesut Özil is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Süper Lig club Fenerbahçe. Nicknamed "The Assist King", Özil is known for his technical skills, creativity, agility, and finesse.
10 Robin Van Persie Robin van Persie is a Dutch coach and former professional footballer who played as a striker. Regarded as one of the best strikers of his generation, he is the all-time top scorer for the Netherlands men's national team. He is currently an assistant manager at boyhood club Feyenoord in his first managerial ...read more.
The Contenders
11 James Rodriguez
12 Angel Di Maria
13 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’.
14 Thomas Muller Thomas Müller is a German professional footballer who plays for Bayern Munich and the Germany national team.

He is the best in his team, and can't be stopped.Also as my fellow voter said he won the Golden Boot In 2010 World Cup

He plays with the right foot.

Because he is handsome

15 Rivaldo

Why do you guys forget this left foot Golden Ball ?

16 Antoine Griezmann Antoine Griezmann, born March 21, 1991, is a French professional footballer (soccer) who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the French national team.

He should be number 1

17 Gheorghe Hagi

The best number 10!

18 Christian Eriksen
19 David Silva David Josué Jiménez Silva is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for La Liga club Real Sociedad.

Very underrated for his passing and dribbling skills, not fast but hard to get the ball off him

20 Mesut Ozil Mesut Özil is a German professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Süper Lig club Fenerbahçe. Nicknamed "The Assist King", Özil is known for his technical skills, creativity, agility, and finesse.
21 Lukas Podolski

His left foot is like a rocket launcher, best left footed footballer.

22 Juan Mata Juan Manuel Mata García is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Manchester United and the Spain national team.
23 Thibaut Courtois Thibaut Nicolas Marc Courtois is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for English club Chelsea and the Belgium national team as a goalkeeper.
24 Farhad Majidi Farhad Majidi is a retired Iranian professional footballer who mostly played as an attacking midfielder. He was also a member of Iran national football team. In 2010, he was nominated for the Asian Footballer of the Year award which finished second in voting.
25 Nilton Santos
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