The 50 Greatest Footballers Ever Apparently!

Yep, It’s the Daily Mail Again!

Sports - November 24, 2007

(Titus Bramble surprisingly just missed the cut!)

50 Michael Laudrup (Denmark)
49 Francisco Gento (Spain)
48 Enzo Francescoli (Uruguay)
47 Andriy Shevchenko (Ukraine)
46 George Weah (Liberia)
45 Gabriel Batistuta (Argentina)
44 Kenny Dalglish (Scotland)
43 Zbigniew Boniek (Poland)
42 Emilio Butragueno (Spain)
41 Mario Kempes (Argentina)
40. Hristo Stoichkov (Bulgaria)
39 Sir Stanley Matthews (England)
38 Kaka (Brazil)
37 Romario (Brazil)
36 Gheorghe Hagi (Romania)
35 Ronaldinho (Brazil)
34 Franco Baresi (Italy)
33 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
32 Sandro Mazzola (Italy)
31 Johan Neeskens (Holland)
30 Roberto Baggio (Italy)
29 Jurgen Klinsmann (Germany)
28 Paolo Rossi (Italy)
27 Lothar Matthaus (Germany)
26 Rivelino (Brazil)
25 Thierry Henry (France)
24 Gerd Muller (Germany)
23 Dennis Bergkamp (Holland)
22 Lionel Messi (Argentina)
21 Ruud Gullit (Holland)
20 Peter Schmeichel (Denmark)
19 John Charles (Wales)
18 Lev Yashin (USSR)
17 Marco van Basten (Holland)
16 Eusebio (Portugal)
15 Garrincha (Brazil)
14 Ronaldo (Brazil)
13 Paolo Maldini (Italy)
12 Bobby Moore (England)
11 Zico (Brazil)
10 Franz Beckenbauer (Germany)
9 Alfredo Di Stefano (Argentina)
8 Sir Bobby Charlton (England)
7 Michel Platini (France)
6 Ferenc Puskas (Hungary)
5 Zinedine Zidane (France)
4 George Best (Northern Ireland)
3 Johan Cruyff (Holland)
2 Diego Maradona (Argentina)
1 Pele (Brazil)

(Daily Mail)

Whilst Liverpool fans may not agree with the fact that Cristiano Ronaldo manages to find himself higher up on this list than Kenny Dalglish, even Anfield supporters must wonder how Eric Cantona was somehow missed off the list entirely?

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