Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima (Portuguese pronunciation: [ʁoˈnawdu luˈiz naˈzaɾiu dʒi ˈlimɐ]; born 22 September 1976), commonly known as Ronaldo, is a Brazilian footballer who currently plays for Corinthians and was one of the most prolific scorers in the 1990s and in the early 21st century. Ronaldo won his first Ballon d'Or as the European Footballer of the Year . Senior career: 1993 - in activity
Diego Armando Maradona (born 30 October 1960 in Lanús, Buenos Aires) is an Argentine former football player and the current manager of the Argentine national team. He is widely regarded as the best football player of all time. He finished first in an internet vote for the FIFA Player of the Century award, and he shared the award with Pelé. Senior career: 1976 - 1997
Paulo Roberto Falcão (born October 16, 1953) is a retired Brazilian footballer. He is widely considered one of the best players in Sport Club Internacional and A.S. Roma history, and one of the most talented midfielders of all time. Senior career: 1972-1986
Enrique Omar Sívori (2 October 1935 – 17 February 2005) was an Argentine football striker and manager. He is known for his time with the successful Juventus side during the late 1950s and early 1960s. At club level he also played for River Plate and Napoli. Senior career: 1954 - 1969
Arthur Antunes Coimbra (Portuguese pronunciation: [axˈtux ɐ̃ˈtũnis koˈĩbrɐ]; born 3 March 1953 in Rio de Janeiro), better known as Zico ([ˈziku]), is a Brazilian coach and former footballer. Often called the "White Pelé", he is commonly considered one of the most skilled dribblers and finishers ever and possibly the world's best player of the early 80's. Senior career: 1971-1994
Total genius at tricking opponents with splendid body fakes and feint shots. Played for Manchester United.
Franz Anton Beckenbauer (born 11 September 1945) is a legendary German football coach, manager, and former player, nicknamed Der Kaiser ("The Emperor") because of his elegant style, his leadership, his first name "Franz" (reminiscent of the Austrian emperors), and his dominance on the football pitch. He is generally regarded as the greatest German footballer of all time and one of the greatest footballers in the history of the game. Senior career: 1964 -1983
Alfredo di Stéfano Laulhé (born 4 July 1926 in Barracas, Buenos Aires), born into a family of Italian immigrants from Capri, is an Argentine - Spanish former footballer and coach, widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Senior career: 1943 - 1966
Cruyff (born on 25 April 1947 in Amsterdam, Netherlands), was the most famous exponent of the football philosophy known as Total Football explored by Rinus Michels, and is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. He is typically dubbed as one of the four football "Legends" along with Diego Maradona, Alfredo di Stéfano and Pelé. Senior carreer:1964-1984.
Giuseppe "Peppino" Meazza (23 August 1910 – 21 August 1979) also known as il "Balilla", Peppin in the Milanese dialect, and sometimes just Pepp, was an Italian footballer playing mainly for Inter in the 1930s, scoring 243 goals in 361 games for the club. He is still considered by many to be one of the greatest - if not the greatest - Italian players of all-time, as well as the greatest Italian forward of all time. Senior career : 1927 - 1947
Marcel "Marco" van Basten (31 October 1964) is regarded as one of the greatest forwards of all time and scored 277 goals in a career cut short by injury. Senior career: 1982.1993
Edison Arantes do Nascimento, (born 23 October 1940), best known by his nickname Pelé (Brazilian Portuguese pronunciation: [peˈlɛ], usual English pronunciation: /ˈpɛleɪ/) is a retired Brazilian football player. While his birth certificate shows his first name as Edison, it is as Pelé that he has become a sporting legend. He is widely regarded by polls among football experts, former players and fans as the greatest footballer of all time. He played since 1956 till 1977.
Michel François Platini (born 21 June 1955) is a French former football player, manager and current president of UEFA. He is also widely regarded as one of the best passers in football history as well as one of history's greatest free kick specialists and finishers. Senior career:1972-1987.
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