Video: Brazil legend names his all-time top five; picks himself & Real Madrid hero, snubs Messi, Ronaldo

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Brazilian legend Romario has named his all-time five greatest players of all time, and overlooked both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Speaking in a video released by Esporte Ponto Final on their You Tube channel, the forward has revealed the five players who he believes are greater than all of the rest.

The striker picked Pele, as his all-time top player, named himself as the second-best (unsurprisingly for a player who has never shirked the limelight), and completed the top fight with Diego Maradona, former Real Madrid and Barcelona striker Ronaldo, and current Merengues coach and France legend Zinedine Zidane.

Intriguingly, the legendary hitman has overlooked both Barcelona great Lionel Messi—who has won more Ballon d’Ors than anyone else—and Cristiano Ronaldo, two players who could feel somewhat heard done by to miss out considering their recent goalscoring feats and awesome honours lists.

50-year-old Romario featured for the likes of PSV Eindhoven, Barcelona, Valencia as well as numerous Brazilian giants including the likes of Vasco da Gama, Flamengo and Fluminense.

He scored 55 goals in 70 Brazil appearances, and won the World Cup in 1994, the Confederations Cup in 1997 and two Copa America titles.

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