10. George Best.
George Best was a professional footballer from Northern Ireland who played as a winger for Manchester United for the majority of his career. George is a tremendously skilled dribbler who is widely recognized as one of the best players in the sport's history. In 1968, he was crowned European Footballer of the Year, and he was voted FIFA Player of the Century for the sixth time. Best was praised for his ability to blend speed, skill, balance, feints, two-footedness, goalscoring, and the ability to get past opponents in his playing style.
9. Johan Cruyff
He was a professional football player, and he won the Ballon d'Or three times as a player, in 1971, 1973, and 1974. Cruyff is widely considered as one of the finest and most prolific players in the history of the sport and was a proponent of the football concept known as Total Football, which was pioneered by Rinus Michels.
8. Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Yazid Zidane, also known as "Zizou," is a former French professional football player who played as an attacking midfielder. He was born on June 23, 1972. As a player, he collected numerous awards, including FIFA World Player of the Year in 1998, 2000, and 2003, as well as the 1998 Ballon d'Or.
Ronaldo Luis Nazário de Lima, better known by his nickname "Ronaldo," is a Brazilian businessman, the president of La Liga club Real Valladolid, and a former professional football striker. He is widely regarded as one of the best players of all time and is known in Portuguese as "O Fenômeno," meaning "The Phenomenon." Ronaldo has influenced a generation of strikers who have followed him as a multi-functional striker who added a new dimension to the position. His achievements include three FIFA World Player of the Year honors and two Ballon d'Or medals.
6. Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro (born 5 February 1985) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays forward for Manchester United in the Premier League and captains the Portugal national team.
5. Diego Maradona
He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. He was noted for the "Hand of God" goal and the "Goal of the Century."
At the age of 60, he died of a heart attack on November 25, 2020.
Pelé is a former Brazilian professional football forward.
In 1999, the International Olympic Committee honored him as Athlete of the Century, and he was selected for Time's list of the 100 most influential people of the twentieth century. Pelé was named World Player of the Century by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) in 2000, and he was also named one of two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the Century award.
Neymar da Silva Santos Junior, also known as Neymar or Neymar Jr., is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward or winger for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and the Brazil national team. He is also the national team's captain.
Neymar was born on February 5, 1992, in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. At the age of 17, he began playing international matches.
2. Lionel Messi
Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi (born June 24, 1987) is an Argentine footballer who currently plays as a forward for the Italian club PSG. He is also regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was born on June 24, 1987, in Rosario, Argentina.
Ronaldo de Assis Moreira (born March 21, 1980), also known as Ronaldinho Gacho or just Ronaldinho, is a former professional footballer from Brazil who is now a Barcelona ambassador. Ronaldinho was a Brazilian footballer who won two FIFA World Player of the Year awards and the Ballon d'Or. He was widely regarded as one of the best players of his generation and is widely regarded as one of the greatest of all time. He was a global sports legend known for his technical prowess, ingenuity, and dribbling ability, as well as his use of trickery, feints, overhead kicks, no-look passes, and free-kick accuracy.