The Greatest Footballer of All Time

The Greatest Footballer of All Time, Lionel Messi is the captain of Argentina national football team. He was born on 1 June 1986 in Rosario. Messi started playing football in a youth academy of Rosario. He joined his first club, Newell’s Old Boys at the age of seven. At the age of 13, he began to play for the Argentina national under-17 football team.

1. Lionel Messi

Age :  (age 34 years)

Date Of Birth : June 24, 1987, Rosario, Argentina

Height : {  5.7 feet }

Instagram : leomessi

Country : Argentine, Spanish

Salary Package : 71 million EUR In (2021) 

In 2003, he made his first appearance for the Argentina national team at the age of 17. He moved to Barcelona in 2005 and made his debut for the club in November of that year. Messi won the Ballon d’Or five times in his career. He is the only player to have won the award five times. He was also part of the La Liga Golden Ball award five times and is the only player to have won it twice.

The Greatest Footballer of All Time

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

Age : (age 36 years)

Date Of Birth : February 5, 1985, Portugal

Height : {  6.2 feet }

Instagram : cristiano

Country : Portugal

Salary Package : 31 million EUR In (2021)

The Greatest Football Legends Arguably the greatest player of his generation, with the achievement of winning five Ballon d’Or in five years, Cristiano Ronaldo is the clear leader in this field. A wizard with both feet, he scores with breathtaking regularity and is a joy to watch on the field.

His goal record is truly staggering, he has scored over 450 times for club and country over the course of the last 11 seasons. His dominance of world football has been ever present over the last five years, as he has raked in almost 40 trophies. His goal drought in the World Cup was a factor in Portugal’s early exit, however he remained a top performer for his nation.

The four-time Ballon d’Or winner won five Champions League titles during his time at Real Madrid and also won the Uefa, UEFA, FIFA and European Golden Shoe during his time at the Santiago Bernabéu. He spent six seasons in Madrid between 2007-17 before joining Juventus in a 100-million-euro deal, and now plays for the Serie A side.

Messi The former Barcelona striker has led La Liga in scoring for nine consecutive seasons and broke the scoring record in 2012, the same year he won his first Ballon d’Or and Barcelona lifted their first European Cup. Since leaving the club he has lifted four more Champions Leagues with his new side, Barcelona.

Cristiano Ronaldo

3. Neymar

Age : (age 29 years)

Date Of Birth : February 5, 1992, State of São Paulo, Brazil

Height : {  5.9 feet }

Instagram : neymarjr

Country : State of São Paulo,  Brazil

Salary Package : 36.8 million EUR, 2021

Allegedly, Neymar caused a storm in Barcelona after a move to PSG. He wanted to quit Barcelona because he felt like the club was no longer ‘his’ and he was treated differently. A potential fee of 105 million euros was being discussed, which had Lionel Messi himself talking against it.

Also, Barcelona manager, Ernesto Valverde gave a press conference stating that “I think it’s out of the question that Neymar can leave.” Neymar indeed ended up leaving Barcelona for PSG for 222 million euros, and played 15 matches for PSG in the 2017/18 season before his injury.

For the second time, Brazilian forward Neymar Jr. has made it to the list. The 29-year-old was also listed in the World’s 100 Greatest Players of all time by FIFPro. His compatriot Ronaldo is the only other player from Brazil to make it to the list. The former Barcelona and Santos star Neymar is recognised as the world’s best player.

The diminutive forward began his footballing career playing for Santos. He won the Copa Libertadores and won the Brazilian championship in 2009. The footballer’s on-field skills have garnered recognition from the football world and some world leaders. He has won the Ballon d’Or twice (in 2014 and 2016), and is the most expensive footballer of all time.

Neymar

4. Robert Lewandowski

Age :  (age 32 years)

Date Of Birth : August 21, 1988, Warsaw, Poland

Height : {  5.11 feet }

Instagram : _rl9

Country : Poland, Polish

Salary Package : 20 million EUR (2020)

Getty Robert Lewandowski was born in Poland, but is now a German citizen. He first became famous for his performance against Real Madrid in the 2013 Champions League semi-final. In the game, Lewandowski scored twice including the crucial away goal. He scored in the next leg of the Champions League semi-final, again against Real Madrid in 2013.

This game was referred to as the Wozentdren the Polish. It was his performance in this game that made him a name in German football. He is now the best striker in Germany and has won the Bundesliga six times. He was the top scorer for both the Champions League and the Bundesliga, 2013-2015, scoring 65 and 54 goals respectively.

Robert Lewandowski

5. Kylian Mbappé

Age :  (age 22 years)

Date Of Birth : December 20, 1998, Paris, France

Height : {  5.10 feet }

Instagram : k.mbappe

Country : France

Salary Package : 18 million EUR (2021)

A product of the French team Monaco, Mbappé joined the Ligue 1 club from AS Bondy in 2013. In four seasons with Monaco, Mbappé made 128 appearances for the club, scoring 80 goals and notching 27 assists. During the 2016-17 season, Mbappé scored 30 goals in all competitions, including a league-leading 18 in Ligue

1. Mbappé became the youngest player to score in a World Cup game and a European Championship game when he did so against Argentina. His 18 goals in his first 31 games as a teenager is also a World Cup record and a European Championship record. Mbappé was also the youngest player in France’s World Cup squad, making him the first player to win the Ligue 1, French Cup, and a World Cup at such a young age.

Kylian Mbappé

6. Kevin De Bruyne

Age :  (age 30 years)

Date Of Birth : June 28, 1991, Drongen, Belgium

Height : {  5.11 feet }

Instagram : kevindebruyne

Country : Belgium

Salary Package : £ 18.2 million, Pound 

Not every footballer is the world’s best in every aspect. The world of football has never seen or thought of any one man playing in all three phases. But, in 2014 Kevin De Bruyne, then of Genk, was spotted and described as a potential superstar. The West-Vlaams-Blondes, after a journey to play in the Europa League. A coach called Jos Van Meirberghe was attracted by his football skills. With Genk, he played every match, scoring 15 goals in 64 appearances.

The 23-year-old then joined the Manchester City team under then coach Manuel Pellegrini. Playing alongside David Silva and Yaya Toure, the Belgian was given the opportunity to shine in the Premier League. The midfielder gave the Premier League stars a run for their money as he impressed, scoring 23 goals and assisting 32 goals.

Kevin De Bruyne

7. Virgil van Dijk

Age :  (age 29 years)

Date Of Birth : July 8, 1991, Breda, Netherlands

Height : {  6.4 feet }

Instagram : virgilvandijk

Country : Netherlands , Dutch

Salary Package : Annual: $12,888,211.00

This week the Premier League announced that Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk is the most expensive defender of all time. In 2015, Liverpool paid Southampton £75 million (75 million euros) to sign Van Dijk, a world-record transfer fee for a defender at the time. The Dutchman has become one of the best defenders in the world since his move to Anfield.

Virgil van Dijk

8. Sadio Mané

Age :  (age 29 years)

Date Of Birth : April 10, 1992, Sedhiou, Senegal

Height : {  5.8 feet }

Instagram : sadiomaneofficiel

Country : Senegal

Salary Package : £5,200,000. In 2021

Sadio Mane, an African Footballer of the year, is a fast paced winger from Senegal and Liverpool. He started his football career with Metfone, the National Team of Senegal, in 2010. In 2012, he signed a professional contract with Red Bull Salzburg, the Austria based soccer team. After playing for Red Bull Salzburg, he signed a contract with VFL Wolfsburg in January 2014.

The next season, he signed a contract with Liverpool on June 2014. Sadio has won four Championship titles, one League Cup title, and one FA Cup trophy with Liverpool. He has played 124 games with the Reds, scoring 41 goals.

Sadio Mané

Conclusion

We would now begin the closing analysis. The “Highlights” for the 20 nominated nominees will now be published. To start with, we have chosen the 30 most rated goals scored during the 2020/21 UEFA Champions League.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo vs  Tottenham Hotspur. Last-minute goal vs Tottenham 2. Cristiano Ronaldo vs Juventus. Amazing solo goal vs Juventus 3. Edin Džeko vs Liverpool. TKO vs Liverpool 4. Edinson Cavani vs Liverpool. Last-minute goal vs Liverpool

5. Real Madrid vs Liverpool. Hat trick vs Liverpool 6. Cristiano Ronaldo vs Juventus. Career hat trick vs Juventus 7. Gareth Bale vs Liverpool. First goalscorer vs Liverpool 8. Mohamed Salah vs Tottenham. Last-minute goal vs Tottenham 9. Paulo Dybala vs Tottenham. TKO vs Tottenham 10. Cristiano Ronaldo vs Tottenham.

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