Football is one of the most played sports in the world. The popularity and the fan following of the game have given birth to many greats since the inception. The players have played for the national teams and clubs to enthrall the crowd. There were many legends played and many playing, but only a few live in the heart of the game. Here are the Top 10 most famous football players of all time.
The legendary Portuguese player is considered one of the finest forwards of the game. He has scored 53 goals in UEFA competitions and is still the 8th highest goal scorer of the championship.
9. Gerd Muller
He is the legendary football player of Germany who held a number of records. He scored 10 goals in 1970 FIFA world cup and is the third highest goal scorers of World Cup for all time. He is also the 11th highest goal scorers of all time playing fewer matches than others.
8. Franz Beckenbauer
One of the best football players of the world, the German player is known for his intellectual football. He was named European Footballer of the year twice in his life.
7. Alferdo Di Stefano
Regarded as one of the finest football players, Stefano has made plenty records. He has played five consecutive European Cup finals and scored in all of them. He played for three different teams, Spain, Argentina and Colombia.
6. Johan Cruyff
He is often regarded as the ‘Total Football’ and best European player of all time. He is included in the FIFA Dream Team and FIFA Team of the 20th Century. The Dutch Footballer has won 8 Dutch titles and 3 European titles.