Football is considered the most attractive sport in the world. There are tens of thousands of people who came to the stadium to watch football matches; there are millions of people sitting at home and watching ball matches on television. Thus, football is dubbed the king sport. There are many football players in the world that have become legendary thanks to their unique gameplay and great skills. Here are the top 10 greatest soccer players in the world.
Zinedine Zidane (French player)
Zinedine Yazid Zidane is a former French football player. Zinedine Zidane began pursuing a football career since he was 10 years old. At that time, he joined a local youth team called US Saint-Henry. after that, his football career advancement quickly.
He helped the French team to the world championship in 1998 and the European championship in 2000. Besides, he also helped two clubs including Juventus and Real Madrid won many titles in Europe. Thanks to his great skill, he is considered by many fans and football experts to be one of the best players of all time. Zidane is the player who won FIFA’s title of “World’s Best Player” three times in 1998, 2000 and 2003. He also wins European Golden Ball award in 2004.
Zidane is also the 13th head coach of Real Madrid club.
Ronaldo (Brazilian player)
Ronaldo Luis Nazário de Lima was born on September 18, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He is a former Brazilian national player who is dubbed “Alien”. Ronaldo is on the list of 125 of FIFA’s greatest players of all time alive.
Ronaldo helped the Brazilian team to win 1994 FIFA World Cup and the 2002 FIFA World Cup. He is one of the players who scored the most goals in the World Cup tournament. He also won the “European Golden Ball” title twice.
David Beckham (English player)
David Robert Joseph Beckham a former English professional football player. He played for clubs like Manchester United and Preston North End, Real Madrid, A.C. Milan, Los Angeles Galaxy, Paris Saint-Germain and the British national team. He was twice voted the best player of the year. In 2004, he was the highest paid player in the world. He is one of the best free-kickers in football history.
David Robert Joseph Beckham a former English professional football player
Beckham was the captain of the English football team from November 15, 2000 to July 2, 2006. He played a total of 58 matches as captain. Another, He was also invited to a special program in the Phineas and Ferb series, it is Take Two with Phineas and Ferb.
Raul Gonzalez (Spanish player)
Raúl González Blanco is a former Spanish football player who plays as a striker. He spent most of his career playing for a Spanish club named Real Madrid. In fact, he is the best scorer of all time of this club. Raúl has won the UEFA Champions League three times and he is the best scorer of this tournament. Besides, Raul won 6 La Liga titles,1 European Super Cup, 2 Intercontinental trophies and 4 Spanish Super Cups. In november 15, 2015. Raúl González officially retired from his football career.
Michael Ballack (German player)
Michael Ballack is a German footballer who has retired. Ballack was once the captain of the German team. It is true to say that he is a legend of Chelsea club. He was appointed captain of the German national team in 2004. Michael Ballack was named “Best Player of the Year” 3 times. Ballack contributes to help The Blues win the Premier League, 3 FA titles and 1 League cup. In 10/2012, he announced his retirement. Currently, he mainly spends his time participating in events and being a football commentator for ESPN.
Luis Figo (Portuguese player)
Luís Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo is a Portuguese football player. Figo won France Football’s European Player of the Year award in2000 and FIFA’s World Player of the Year award.in 2001. He is also on the list of the 100 greatest footballers of all time elected by Pelé. Luis Figo helped Portugal to win the European U16 and world U20 tournament many times. Figo joined Barcelona club in the summer of 1995 and in the summer of 2000, Luis Figo decided to join Real Madrid’s rival Real Madrid club.
Filippo Inzaghi (Italian player)
Filippo “Pippo” Inzaghi is a former Italian football player. Today, he is the head coach of the Bologna club. Inzaghi was once the famous striker of many clubs of Italian. He helped Juventus F.C. and A.C. Milan won 2 UEFA Champions League titles (2003 and 2007), 3 Serie A titles (1998, 2004 and 2011). He is one of the top scorers in Italian history with 313 goals in official matches. He is also Milan’s top scorer in the international tournament with 43 goals. Inzaghi also has the most hat-tricks in Serie A with 10 times.
Gabriel Batistuta (Argentina player)
Gabriel Batistuta is Argentina’s former professional football player. Especially, he is one of the best players in Argentine football history in particular and world football in general. Batistuta began his career in 1988 at the Newell’s Old Boys club of Argentina. A year later, he moved to the River Plate club and in 1990 he moved to the Boca Juniors club. Batistuta also helped Argentina’s national team win two Copa America titles in 1991 and 1993. In 2004, he was selected as one of the 125 legends of world football by Pelé. In 2005, he retired
Andriy Shevchenko (Ukrainian player.)
Andriy Mykolayovych Shevchenko is a former Ukrainian football player. He is the third-highest scorer in European Football Championship history with 48 goals. He won the European Golden Ball title in 2004. However, after that he played worse than before. On July 28, 2012, Shevchenko officially retired from international competition to pursue a political path, but he failed. Today, he is the coach of the Ukraine team.
Peter Schmeichel (Danish goalkeeper)
Peter Bolesław Schmeichel MBE is a former Danish goalkeeper. He was voted the best goalkeeper in the world in 1992 and 1993. Schmeichel is best known for his time with Manchester United. At that time, he helped Manchester United win the UEFA Champions League championship. He also helped the Danish national team win the European Championship in 1992. He played 30 football matches as the captain of the Danish national team.
Peter Schmeichel is one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time
Schmeichel is considered one of the best goalkeepers of all time. IFFHS once voted him one of the 10 great goalkeepers of the 20th century.
On this is the 10 greatest football players in the world of all time. There are also many other great players who are currently very successful in their careers like Ronaldo, Messi, Neymar.