Soccer is the most famous sport in the whole world. Being said, this has made soccer players famous too. These players have a huge number of followers not only in their hometown but as well as all throughout the world. Either they want it or not, fame is already attached to each and every of them. Here are some of the greatest soccer players that almost everybody knows:
- Lionel Messi. Born on June 24, 1987, this Argentine player plays as a forward for the team of La Liga Club FC Barcelona, which is the national team of football players in Argentina. He is as well the captain of his team. Most players, soccer guru and commentators consider him as the best football striker all over the history of football. Messi is the 1st player in the history of football to win 4 Ballons d’Or/FIFA in consecutive wins. Additionally, he is the sole player to be the top scorer in 4 consecutive campaigns of Champions League. Revealing one of his winning secrets, his football shoes are imported from his trusted brand that he got through an international parcel delivery that involves services like sending parcel to Netherlands.
- Pele. Born on October 21, 1940, Pele is now a retired Brazilian football player. Various football ex-players, experts and critics consider him as the best football player of all time. While Pele was still enjoying his football career, he was known to be the highest paid athlete all over the world. He was nominated by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics as the World Player of the Century.
- Diego Maradona. Diego Maradona is a football coach, manager as well as an ex-player. He was born on October 30, 1960. He holds the record for being the mere one who has twice set the transfer fees record. During his football career, Maradona have outshined and played in various tournaments. He was also regarded for his legendary goal known as the “hand of god” which was actually included in the list of the largest sport scandals in the history. On the 20th century, he became a FIFA Player together with Pele.
- Cristiano Ronaldo. This famous soccer player of today is the forward player of Spanish La Liga Club Real Madrid. Additionally, he was the captain of the Portuguese’s national football team. Born on February 5, 1985, he was regarded as the most costly player in 2009 when he transferred from the team Manchester United to his current team. However, in 2013, this record was changed when Gareth bale was transferred to Real Madrid with €100.
- Zinedine Zidane. This brilliant man is known as one of the best Muslim athletes ever. Born on June 23, 1972, he is a famous retired football player who used to play for France’s football team, as a midfielder. This man reined as the finest European football player of all time. At the same time, he won for 3 times as being the FIFA World Player of the Year.