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Top 10 Football Legends in the World

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The creativity and zeal that typify “the lovely pastime” of football (Footballers) must render it a painting form if not for the bodily context within which the sport is completed. What distinguishes Footballers from other major sports is the freedom of expression granted to the players. Check Top 10 Football Legends in the World.

Famed for their dribbling abilities, these football legends won many World Cups for their country. They have won various Cup and Championship for their country.

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 Top 10 Football Legends in the World

Top 10 Football Legends in the World
Top 10 Football Legends in the World

Much like these football legends had real skills on the pitch. They have modified their skills and become football legends around the world.

Football Legends have sheer power, strength, pace, and dribbling capability. This makes them as world’s best players and football fans follow their steps and people enjoy watching them.

10. George Best, Northern Ireland

George Best’s profession has ended up plagued with the resource of eating problems, but his competencies have modified into something almost notable. League titles at some unspecified point in the future of his time with Manchester United.

NicknameBelfast Boy
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth22 May 1946
Age59 years
Playing positionsWinger, attacking midfielder
Birth placeBelfast
CountryNorthern Ireland
Education and schoolGrosvenor Grammar School
Lisnasharragh Secondary School
Height1.75 m
Weight69 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

9. Zinedine Zidane, France

Zidane’s strengths were his character ability, ball management, bodily energy, and passing. His notable performances were frequently in the most decisive video games, demonstrating an individual not seen in lots of exceptional sportsmen.  

NicknameZizou
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth23 June 1972
Age51 years
Playing positions Forward
Birth placeLa Castellane , Marseille
CountryFrance
Education and schoolCDES
University of Limoges
Height1.85 m
Weight80 Kg
Family DetailsWife Name: Véronique Zidane, Father Name:  Smail Zidane, Mother name: Malika Zidane, Children Name: Elyaz Zidane Fernández, Enzo Fernández, Luca Zinedine Zidane Fernández, Théo Zidane

8. Alfredo Di Stefano, Argentina

The first on the list has to be Alfredo Di Stefano. With 511 goals in 702 video games, he became a prolific goalscorer for Real Madrid. He wasn’t your traditional striker, even though he was everywhere on the pitch, tackling, passing, and dictating the play.

NicknameBlond Arrow
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth4 July 1926
Age88 years
Playing positions Forward
Birth placeBarracas, Buenos Aires
CountryArgentina
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.78 m
Weight80 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

7. Ferenc Puskás, Hungary

Ferenc Puskás has probably become the most particular goalscorer ever. Combining his finishing prowess with general intelligence and functionality to invent new competencies (which include the drag-lower back). He scored a sensational seven hundred goals in 705 appearances at some stage in his profession (1943–1966).  

NicknameThe Galloping Major
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth1 April 1927
Age79 years
Playing positions Forward
Birth placeBudapest
CountryHungary
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.72 m
Weight75 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

6. Franz Beckenbauer, Germany

Franz Beckenbauer became a sweeper (a ball-playing defender who contributed to assaults), but that did not save him from scoring 111 goals in 776 appearances for Germany and Bayern Munich. dictating the game, exerting his influence, and “sweeping up” opposition assaults that broke through the protective line.

NicknameDer Kaiser
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth11 September 1945
Age77 years
Playing positions Sweeper
Birth placeMunich
CountryGermany
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.81 m
Weight75 Kg
Family DetailsWife and Ex name: Brigitte Beckenbauer, Heidi Burmester, Sybille Beckenbauer, Father Name: Franz Beckenbauer Sr., Mother Name: Antonie Beckenbauer, Siblings Name: Walter Beckenbauer, Children Name: Francessca Beckenbauer, Michael Beckenbauer, Noel Beckenbauer, Stephan Beckenbauer, Thomas Beckenbauer

5. Johan Cruyff, Netherlands

Johan Cruyff had the skill, ball management, and energy of Zidane and the dribbling and pace of George Best. He changed into the whole footballer, combining an elegant grace with a scientific capacity and calculating intelligence. He won three European Cups and 10 league titles, but he wasn’t capable of winning a global medal.

NicknameJopie
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth25 April 1947
Age68 years
Playing positions Forward, attacking midfielder
Birth placeAmsterdam
CountryNetherlands
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.78 m
Weight71 Kg
Family DetailsNot Available

4. Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the Top 10 Football Legends in the World

Cristiano Ronaldo’s profession took off at the same time he joined Manchester United as a winger, aged 18. He obtained nine trophies there, together with three Premier Leagues and a Champions League. He ended up playing as a striker by the time he moved to Real Madrid, aged 24. He added some extraordinary 15 trophies, including two league titles and four Champions Leagues.

NicknameCR7
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth5 February 1985
Age38 Years
Playing positionsStriker, winger
Birth placeFunchal
CountryPortugal
Education and schoolEscola Básica e Secundária Gonçalves Zarco
Height1.87 m
Weight85 Kg
Family DetailsFather Name: José Dinis Aveiro, Mother Name: Maria Dolores Dos Santos Aveiro
Siblings: Elma Aveiro, Hugo Aveiro, Liliana Catia Aveiro, Girlfriend Name: Georgina Rodríguez, Irina Shayk, Children Name: Alana Martina Dos Santos Aveiro, Cristiano Ronaldo Jr., Eva Maria Dos Santos, Mateo Ronaldo

3. Diego Maradona, Argentina

Diego Maradona’s know-how changed into probably the best seen in Footballers. His dribbling potential turned out to be captivating. His aim-scoring became unique and scientific, and his passing and crossing were specific, earning him many assists in his career. From attacking midfield, he scored 345 desires in 680 video games.

NicknameEl Pibe de Oro
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth30 October 1960
Age60 years
Playing positionsAttacking midfielder, 2nd striker
Birth placeLanús
CountryArgentina
Education and schoolNot Available
Height1.65 m
Weight67 Kg
Family DetailsSpouse/Ex Name: Claudia Villafañe, Father Name: ‘Chitoro’ Diego Maradona, Mother Name: ‘Doña Tota’ Dalma Salvadora Franco, Siblings Name: Hugo Maradona, Raúl (Lalo), Children Name: Dalma Maradona, Diego Fernando Maradona Ojeda, Diego Sinagra, Giannina Maradona, Jana Maradona

2. Pele, Brazil

Pele has become the remaining best scoring player in his nearby Brazil. He’s often ranked as the finest player ever to grace the sport. He scored a first-rate of 1,282 dreams in 1,366 video games (in conjunction with friends). The Ballon d’Or committee said that Pele may also need to have acquired the award 7 times (equaling Messi). If it had been offered to non-Europeans before 1995.

NicknameEdson Arantes do Nascimento
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth23 October 1940
Age82 years
Playing positionsForward, attacking midfielder
Birth placeTrês Corações
CountryBrazil
Education and schoolMetropolitan University of Santos
Height1.73 m
Weight70 Kg
Family DetailsSpouse/Ex Name: Assíria Lemos Seixas, Rosemeri Dos Reis Cholbi, Father Name: Dondinho, Mother Name: Dona Celeste Arantes, Children Name: Celeste Nascimento, Edson Cholbi Nascimento, Flávia Christina Kurtz Nascimento, Jennifer Nascimento, Joshua Nascimento, Kelly Cristina Nascimento, Sandra Regina Arantes Do Nascimento

1. Lionel Messi, Argentina

After a successful trial with Barcelona, Lionel Messi arrived in Spain at 12 to 13 months old and made his first search for the club at the age of 16. He could probably bypass Spain straight away to win 10 league titles. 7 domestic cups, and 4 Champions Leagues with the Catalan membership. Towards the end of his career, Messi relocated to Paris Saint-Germain, where he obtained a different league contract in 2022.

NicknameLeo
ProfessionFootballer
Date of Birth24 June 1987
Age36 years
Playing positions Forward, winger
Birth placeRosario
CountryArgentina
Education and schoolEscuela Primaria N° 66 “Gral. Las Heras”
Height1.70 m
Weight72 Kg
Family DetailsSpouse/Ex Name: Antonella Roccuzzo (M. 2017), Father Name: Jorge Messi, Mother Name: Celia María Cuccittini, Siblings Name: Maria Sol Messi, Matias Messi, Rodrigo Messi, Children Name: Ciro Messi Roccuzz, Mateo Messi, Thiago Messi

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