Football is one of the most popular games in the world. To choose among the best football players in the world and make a list of 10 best footballers of all time is a difficult job. On 100th anniversary of FIFA, a list of top 125 footballers was presented. Pele, a Brazilian Football Player, made the list but critics did not approve it. So, it is really hard to select 10 Football players. Here is the list of top 10 best Football players of all time.
10. Edwin Van Der Sar
While ranking Football players goalkeepers are often ignored. People like those guys who run fast and score goals. The role of a goalkeeper can not be undermined so he should be treated properly. Edwin Van Der Sar represents Netherlands at international level with gloves. He made 130 appearances for Netherlands in Football ground with gloves. In the World Cup of 2006, he was not defeated by any attacker in nine consecutive games. He holds 10th position in the list of top 10 football players ever.
Brazil has produced fantastic Football players and Ronaldinho is one of the them. It would be a nightmare for any defender to come in front of him when he is on his way. He played for Brazil at Under 17, 20 and 23. He has scored 33 goals for Brazil. He is at 9th rank in all time best football players.
8. David Beckham
David Beckham is a highly professional player. He has an honor to be the world’s highest paid Football player. He has not earned the award of FIFA Player of the Year but has been runner-up for the award twice. He is placed at number 8 in world’s best football players.
7. Raul Gonzalez
Raul Gonzalez plays as a striker for Spain at international level. He played for Real Madrid till 2010. He scored 323 goals for Real Madrid and he is all time top goal scorer for the club. He also played for Spain in 102 matches where he managed to score 44 goals which is an achievement for him. He is at 7th number in the list of best football players of history.
6. Zinedine Zidane
With three times FIFA Player of the Year award, Zinedine Zidane stands at 6th rank in greatest footballers of all time. He played for Real Madrid from 2001 to 2006. In this period, he managed to score 37 goals for his club. He has been awarded many times for his performance. He represented France at international level.
5. Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi represents Argentina at international level where as he plays for Barcelona at club level. His achievements are massive. He has earned a lot of money and fame through his game. He is said to be one of the most rich Football players of the world. He owns 6th rank in the list of top 10 best football players of the world.
4. Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney plays for England at international level where as his club is Manchester United. He has represented England at different levels. He played at Under 15, 17 and 19. He holds the record to be the youngest Football player to represent English team. He has scored 111 goals for Manchester United. He holds 4th position in the list.
Ronaldo is a Brazilian striker. He scored 62 goals in 98 matches he played for his country. He hols the record to score most goals in World Cup. He has also earned the award of FIFA Player of the Year three time in his career. He is placed on 3rd position of list of all time best football players.
2. Cristiano Ronaldo
A young but promising Football player is Cristiano Ronaldo who plays for Portugal at international level where as he plays for Real Madrid at club level. He has scored 83 goals for his club in only 77 appearances. He is only 26 years and many more things can be expected from him. So, he is next to Pele at 2nd number in top soccer players.
Pele is no doubt the best Football player ever. He played for Brazil at international level and scored 77 goals in 92 matches. At club level, his record is almost unbelievable. He has scored 626 goals in 669 matches which makes him the world’s best Football player of all time.