100 Greatest Footballers

We pay tribute to Péle, Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi, George Best, Cristiano Ronaldo, Johan Cruyff, Zinedine Zidane and many more.

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Responsible for leading a modern Real Madrid revival, Cristiano Ronaldo has hit over 400 goals in his career, and is often regarded as the greatest footballer of all time.

Kevin Keegan

Kevin Keegan

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Although he was not necessarily gifted with speed or talent, Kevin Keegan worked hard to win the Ballon d’Or twice, making him the best English footballer of his time.

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Johan Cruyff

Johan Cruyff

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Johan Cruyff’s versatility highlighted how beautiful football could be, and ultimately led him to win 20 major trophies and three Ballon d’Or throughout his career at Ajex and Barcelona.

Alfredo di Stefano

Alfredo di Stefano

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Known as the _Blond Arrow_ , Alfredo di Stefano was one of Madrid’s most dominant scorers, scoring over 308 goals and making the team the best in the world during his time there.

Kenny Dalglish

Kenny Dalglish

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Winning 20 domestic trophies and three Championship League titles, Kenny Dalglish proved that Scots bring charm and skill to an English game.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Scoring 91 goals in a single year, there is no debate that Lionel Messi is one of the greatest players of all-time. Considered as the greatest of all-time

George Best

George Best

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Debuting at the prime age of 17, George Best is remembered for his successful career as a winger for Manchester United.

Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Responsible for keeping Brazil at the top of the football world, Ronaldhino is regarded as the best playmaker on the planet.

Ferenc Puskas

Ferenc Puskas

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Gifted with a power-laden left foot, Ferenc Puskas was the leader of Hungary’s football revolution.

Franz Beckenbauer

Franz Beckenbauer

A look at the greatest footballers ever to grace the game, and what made them great … This is 100 Greatest Footballers ... Beckenbauer’s authority and confidence over his 21 season career earned him the nickname of _Der Kaiser_.