This sport has seen some greatest players who dominated the sport during their careers. Let's have a look at the top 10 greatest soccer players of all time and see who tops the list.
He was born on 25 January 1942 and is a retired Portuguese football forward player. Fans still consider him as one of the best football players of all time . He holds his place as the 8th highest goal scorer in champions league history .He scored 53 goals in UEFA competitions.
9. Gerd Muller
He won the European footballer of the year in 1970 and received golden boot after scoring 10 goals at 1970 FIFA world cup for West Germany. He also held highest goal scoring record in the world cup with 14 goals until it was broken by Ronaldo (Brazil) at the 2006 world cup. He is also among successful the highest goal scorers in the Bundesliga.
Fans dubbed him as one of the greatest players ever produced in Germany. 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 StefanoHe scored in 5 consecutive European cup finals and this record is not easy to overtake. He was instrumental in Real Madrid's dominance in 1950s.
The outspoken Dutchman excelled for Ajax and Barcelona in the 1969s and 1970s and is considered by many experts to be Europe's best player of all time. He was winner of 3Ballon D'ors . He won 8 Dutch titles and also 3 European cups with Ajax.
Born on 23 June 1962, the legendary midfielder used to play for the France national team. He also received the crown as the finest European footballer of all time as well. He won the FIFA world cup player of the year three time in his career. Besides, he also won Ballon D'or once.
4.Diego MaradonaOne of the greatest soccer players, Diego Maradona, still noted as the greatest Argentine footballer. He was the only one who has set the transfer fees record twice.His infamous "Hand of God" goal was one of the biggest sports scandal of all time. He won the world cup for Argentina and also contributed to the Achievement of the Italian club Napoli.
Currently plays for the La Liga club FC Barcelona as a forward. He is the all-time scorer in La Liga and captains both Barcelona and Argentine national team .The world and some pundits considered him as one of the best players ever in the history of the game. He has won the Ballon D'or five times with 4 champions league titles to his name. He also holds his place as one of the best paid sportsmen in the world.
2.Cristiano RonaldoOne of the greatest soccer players, he currently plays for Serie A club Juventus. Besides, he also captains the Portugal national team. He was the most expensive player in 2009 when he moved from Manchester united Real Madrid. He has also 5 Ballon D'or same to his arch rival Lionel Messi. He has five champions league titles to his name and he is among the few players who has won the title with two different clubs.
Retired Brazilian football player Pele is considered as one of the greatest soccer players ever. He is still regarded by football pundits as the greatest footballer ever to born on planet earth. During his time he also became the reputed as the highest-paid footballer. The international federation of football history and statistics named him the world player of the century .
Other honourable players include;Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Pirlo and Michel Platinum.
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