Everyone has their favourite footballer and everyone's is different for personal reasons depending on which team you support.
For me i have too many favourite's so here's my top 5 !!
5. Zinedine Zidane
elegant and relaxed Zidane made football look easy like no other player.
4. Lionel Messi
Probably the best to watch in the world right now besides Cristiano Ronaldo Messi has it all, he's also an amazing example of a true professional , ever heard Messi partying or sleeping around true pro.
3. Fat Ronaldo
Watch his Barcelona season 95-96 enough said !!
So good to watch can't believe he's been forgotten since Cristiano and Messi have come along, when Barcelona won the Champions League in 2006 he had a massive part to play and i don't think there's been a better player in terms of invention on the pitch check this out.
1. Eric Cantona
Purely for personal reasons the ultimate player of the Premier League in the 90's showed Man United how to play football, if it wasn't for him i don't think United would be quite the force they are now , shame he retired at 29 but he prevented the great decline in his 30's, all we remember of Cantona is magic and genius.
Such a legend !!
Only know American Football but like British better. No armor to fall back on. What's up with the push huddle? Why do they do that?
4) Roberto Baggio
5) Christiano Ronaldo/David Villa - projected
Messi is overrated... he can't score when it matters i.e. World Cup.
couturepopcafe think you might be on about Rugby lol . Not completely sure that's what you meant but were talking about soccer.
Roti you could say the same about Cristiano Ronaldo.
No one can say Messi is overrated he's too good but i agree he had a poor world cup but so did a lot of stars i.e. Rooney, Ribery, Kaka, Ronaldo.
I think it was the ball , pretty much ruined a world cup lol
That ball was crazy... but I think Messi, more than anyone, just couldn't handle the pressure of being the star coming into the world cup. That's what separates him from guys like Maradona who did their best when all eyes were on them, that's what makes a "great." That's why I really liked what David Villa did... clutch.
yer i gotta agree David Villa was amazing in the world cup no doubt about it one of the best strikers in the world.
I think Messi will have his day he's too good , but it's crucial to remember you have to have a good team around you these days, David Villa had world class players all around him , whilst Messi had Jonas Guiterrez lol
Good point... the Spanish team overall was probably better... though I thought Argentina had some nice players too. I think Messi will do better next world cup, he's still very young... but will he become a world cup legend? Maradona loves him, so perhaps he will.
Based on players in my lifetime here's mine:
It's difficult getting it down to 5 names, but in the end i would go for
5 Mario Kempes
4 Michel Platini
3 Johan Cruyff
2 Diego Maradona
Top 5 that I have seen with my own eyes
1) Cristiano Ronaldo
3) Lionel Messi
4) Lothar Mattheus
I dont think I have ever seen anyone get close to how good Ronaldo is, a real pleasure to watch live.
5. Paolo Maldini
4. Zinedine Zidane
1. Ferenc Puskas
As they say in Manchester, Pele great, Maradona better, George Best!!
simply the best of the best at the same time in the same team.
1 - Paulo Maldini
2 - Dennis Bergkamp
3 - Zinedine Zidane
4 - Paul Scholes
5 - Paul Gascoigne
2)Austin 'Jay Jay' Okocha
I doubt if Maradona and Pele would be that great if they played today. Besides I don't really know them practically.Sorry
1) Lionel Messi
2) Diego Maradonna
4) Cristiano Ronaldo
5) Kenny Daglish
by Freegoldman5 years ago
whom shall you opt for???????
by Daniya Sheikh22 months ago
In your opinion who is currently the best football player: Cristiano Ronaldo or Leo Messi?Choose between the two!
by boberto7 years ago
Who is the Best midfielder around???I think it's safe to say the two midfielders stand out above the rest in the Premiership and Champions league in the last 2 seasons.You might like Ronaldo's flicks and dribbling or...
by jameshardley20026 years ago
Fifa is coming and so is it's fever. We have been see many new comers teams that were totall surprise packages. What you guys think about this worldcup. Is there going to be any new winner?
by pincang4 years ago
Great Man . always elegant and always play Good .How long you thing this man will be Good as now ?is real madrid will be the championship this year ?haha maybe , because he is still good .BIODATAName: Cristiano Ronaldo...
by scorpio7777 years ago
why cricket becomes most popular.most of the people in different countries are saying they only watch cricket than any other game .is it good for other sports
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