Greatest Soccer Players
This sport has seen some greatest players who dominated the sport during their Careers, and definitely there are top 10 list of greatest soccer players of all time who are just the best.
Top 10 Greatest Soccer Players of All Time
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He was born on 25 January in the year 1942 and is a retired Portuguese football forward player. He is also considered as the best football players of all times. he has scored 53 goals in UEFA club competitions, which is the 9th most goals in these competitions. also the 8th highest goal scorer in UEFA champions league history.
9. Gerd Müller
Retired German footballer Gerd Müller is the 11th on the list of Highest International Goalscorers of All Time despite playing lesser matches than others on the list. He was nicknamed Bomber der Nation due to his amazing scoring abilities. Müller was named European Footballer of the Year in 1970. He received the Golden Boot scoring 10 goals at the 1970 FIFA World Cup for West Germany. He also held the all-time highest goal-scoring record in the World Cup with 14 goals until it was broken by Ronaldo [Brazil] at 2006 World Cup. Müller was ranked 9th in the European player of the Century by the IFFHS in 1999 and voted thirteenth in the World Player of the Century by IFFHS in the same year. He was also inducted in the FIFA 100 list of the world’s greatest living players by Pelé in 2004.
8. Franz Beckenbauer
He was born on 11 september 1945, is a coach for the Germany team and also the manager and the former player. He is regarded as the best German football player of all times. He was a versatile player with the best soccer skills. he was selected the European Footballer of the Year twice in his career.
7. Alfredo Di Stéfano
Born in Argentina to Italian immigrants, but playing internationally for three different teams, Di Stéfano’s achievement of scoring in 5 consecutive European Cup finals is unlikely to ever be matched. Di Stéfano’s career was nothing if not cosmopolitan. A player with exceptional fitness levels, the Saeta rubia (blond arrow) was instrumental in Real Madrid’s dominance in the 1950s, although the history books could defiantly tell a very different story if he had joined the Barcelona instead of the Merengues in 1943.
6. Johan Cruyff
The outspoken Dutchman excelled for Ajax and Barcelona in the 1960s and 1970s and is considered by many experts to be Europe’s best player of all time. He was also named in the FIFA 100 list of the world’s greatest living players by Pelé in 2004. He was included on the World Team of the 20th Century in 1998, and the FIFA World Cup Dream Team in 2002.
His name was synonymous with Rinus Michels’ “Total Football” movement where by players interchanged the positions. Cruyff was equally effective in both wide and central positions, and was famous for his ability to turn players. Winner of three Ballon D’Ors (European Player of the Year awards), Cruyff won 8 Dutch titles and also three European Cups with Ajax. Cruyff also made a controversial move to bitter rivals Feyenoord. Sadly never fell agonizingly short of winning the World Cup.