Interested in football betting? Sure, you could get started with Betway on Betway88 anytime you want, but if you are looking to predict right, you need to know the game. And there is nothing like knowing about the sport’s greats.
Football is the most popular sport in the world. The four billion players who get to enjoy the game each has a football player whom they admire. It could be the legends such as Pele and Maradona or the new age of players such as Messi and Christiano Ronaldo. Here is a look at some of the greatest players of all time (G.O.A.T) so that you can better your luck on Betway.
Pele has always topped the list as the greatest player of all time. He scored 1282 goals in 1366 appearances. He led Brazil to win the World Cup thrice; 1958, 1962 and 1970. He out his currently on the map when it comes to football.
2. Diego Maradona
Diego Maradona is arguably the greatest striker of all time. His dribbling skills and assists earned him a total of 345 goals in 680 appearances. He led Argentina to win the World Cup in 1986. He also has some other championships under his belt such as leading Napoli to win the UEFA Cup.
3. Johann Cruyff
Johann Cruyff is best described as a mixture of Zidane and George Best. He scored a total of 410 goals in 710 games throughout his career. The prolific player never gained any international recognition, but he won three UEFA Championships and ten league titles.
On most lists, you will never come across Zico. But the Brazilian player had a great ball play that earned him 527 goals in 79 matches. He stole the show during the 1981 Intercontinental Championship against Liverpool. He led his country to win the Copa Cup and four more league titles.
5. Michael Platini
Michael Platini is one of the greatest players in France football history. He led France to become a force to reckon with in the football world. His style was to score the most crucial goals during frustrating circumstances. He scored 353 goals in 652 goals. Also, he won the Ballon d’Or in three consecutive years; 1983, 1984 and 1985. He led his team Juventus to win the European Cup.
6. Ronaldo Nazario
Ronaldo Nazario, better known as O’ Fenameno, was a fantastic player who played for big clubs such as AC Milan, Inter Milan, Barcelona, PSG, and Real Madrid. Although it is clear that he made a legacy while playing for Barcelona. He won the Gallon d’Or in 1997 and 2002. Also, he gained international recognition after appearing in the World Cup after scoring four goals and three assists for Brazil.
7. Alfredo Di Stefano
Alfredo Di Stefano was the best player for Real Madrid in the 1950s. He scored 307 goals in 396 matches. If he got to play in the World Cup, he could have better international recognition than even Maradona. Some claim that he is the best Argentine player of all time.