Best 10 Midfielders In History: Man United Duo Lagging Guiding Real Madrid Hero

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CaughtOffside counts down the ten best midfielders in background, with two former Manchester United stars lagging powering Real Madrid’s cult hero, who has been dubbed by several as the best at any time. Tell us your prime ten in the remarks!

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ten) Luis Figo

Luis Figo Real Madrid

Played for Barcelona, Genuine Madrid and Inter Milan in a glittering job that saw him earn 8 league titles and the Champions League. Renowned for his creativity and an unwavering capacity to get previous defenders at simplicity.

nine) Bobby Charlton

Soccer - Edwin van der Sar Testimonial - Amsterdam ArenA

Bobby Charlton is broadly regarded as one of England’s finest gamers ever. As one particular of the few survivors of the Munich air tragedy Charlton went on to aid Manchester United get the European Cup ten several years afterwards in 1968. He received the Entire world Cup with England in 1966 and the golden ball for very best player of the match.

8) Francisco Gento

Francisco Paco Gento Real Madrid

Gento was one particular of the players of the Actual Madrid facet that dominated the 1950s and 60s. He is the only player that received the European Cup six occasions and 1 of the two gamers that performed eight European Cup finals (Paolo Maldini is the other).

7) Zico

Soccer - World Cup Spain 82 - Group Six - Brazil v New Zealand

Zico played in 3 Entire world Cups with Brazil (1978, 1982, 1986), but never received the match. He did however score sixty six objectives in 88 matches for his region, causing him to frequently be referred to as “The white Pelé”. He was a great cost-free kick taker and a excellent dribbler.

6) George Very best

Soccer - Football League Division One - Manchester United v Fulham

United legend George Greatest was one particular of the finest wingers of all time. Greatest was a outstanding dribbler, and had wonderful acceleration which aided him get previous defenders with ease. He scored 138 objectives in 361 appearances for the Manchester club, supporting them earn the European Cup in 1968.

five) Michel Platini

Michel Platini 1984

Platini assisted France win the 1984 European Championship. He was a excellent playmaker with an amazing cost-free kick. He is 1 of the midfielders in the Globe Team of the 20th Century as effectively as the recent president of UEFA.

four) Garrincha

Soccer World Cup England 1966

Garrincha is broadly noticed as 1 of the finest dribblers of all time. He gained the Globe Cup with Brazil in 1958 and 1962. His still left leg was six centimeters shorter than his right. But regardless of the problem he was still renowned for getting incredibly quick.

three) Zinedine Zidane


Zidane was a true playmaker. His vision authorized him to set up targets as effectively as rating them, and it was his inspirational functionality that motivated France to victory in the 1998 Globe Cup. He also loved a lot of accomplishment with Genuine Madrid, before his job arrived to an unfortunately sour stop in 2006.

2) Johan Cruyff

Cruyff Turn

Cruyff was a overall footballer, he could perform everywhere on the pitch but was mainly employed as an attacking midfielder. He arranged the attack, experienced fantastic eyesight and remarkable dribbling abilities. He missing the final of the 1974 Globe Cup with Holland, who turned recognized as 1 of the ideal groups never to get the tournament.

one) Alfredo Di Stéfano

Antonio Di Stefano Real Madrid

1 of the biggest players of all time, capable of actively playing anyplace across the ahead line, but utilized predominately as a winger and an attacking midfielder by the True Madrid side he helped inspire to five European Cup victories.

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