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Pelé

Edwin Arantes do Nascimento is a Brazilian retired footballer born in 23 October 1940. He played football as a forward and ended the career scoring a total of 1281 goals in 1363 games including all friendlies. He played for clubs including Santos (1956-1974) scoring a total of 501 goals and New York Cosmos scoring 37 goals.

In Brazil national team he played between (1975-1977) where he scored 77 goals in 92 appearances.


Zinadine Zidane

He is a French retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder. He was born in 23 June 1972. He spent his football career at different clubs which are;

Cannes (1989-1992) scored 6 goals.

Bordeaux (1992-1996) scored 28 goals.

Juventus (1996-2001) scored 24 goals.

Real Madrid (2001-2006) scored 37 goals.

Zinadine Zidane also has been a great coach managing Real Madrid Castillo (2014-2016), Real Madrid (2016-2018) where he resigned and came back in 2019 and later resigned again after the end of 2020/2021 season. During his spell as a manager as Real Madrid he won some major trophies including;

Two LaLiga titles (2016/17 and 2019/20)

Three Champions Leagues (2015/16, 2016/17 and 2017/18)

Two Spanish Super Cups (2017, 2019/20)

Two UEFA Super Cups (2016, 2017)

Two FIFA Club World Cups (2016, 2017)


Maradona

He was an Argentine retired footballer who played as a forward.He was born in 30 October 1960. He won a joint FIFA player of the 20th century with Pelé.He played for several clubs including Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli, Sevilla, Newell's Old Boys and ended up scoring a total of 259 goals.

Maradona played for Argentina U20 and scored 8 Goals while in Argentina national team he scored 34 goals.He later served as a coach of Argentina. Maradona died on 25 November 2020

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