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Stating the history to find the century’s best out of greatest footballers

Stating the history to find the century’s best out of greatest footballers

A look back in selecting the greatest football squad to have played in FIFA World Cups.

Found in 1930, FIFA World Cup is the centre stage where the acrobats, free kick specialists, tacticians, poachers, and clinical finishers showcase their skills and attributes.

As the journey continued many countries joined in and currently competition take place once in four years with 32 countries . History tells us many tales from the FIFA World Cups such as the ‘Hand of God’ incident of Diego Maradona which assisted Argentina in qualifying for quarter finals over England.

He scored two of the most amazing goals ever in the history . We shall continue to elaborate on them later , as of World Cups there are number of heroes who consistently prove that they can make a difference , and that their uniqueness is unmatched .

We selected the best lot out of greatest footballers in each category and developed a squad of 23 players.

FIFA World Cup All Time Team – Selected by Sportsinfo.lk

Starting XI

Goalkeeper

Lev Yashin – “Black Panther” (Soviet Union)

Defenders

LB – Roberto Carlos – “El Hombre Bala, the Bullet Man” (Brazil)
LCB – Fabio Cannavaro – “Muro di Berlino, the Berlin Wall” (Italy)
RCB – Franz Anton Beckenbauer – “Der Kaisr, the Emperor” (Germany)
RB – Gaetano Scirea (Italy)

Midfielders

LDM – Andrea Pirlo – “L’architetto, the Architect” “IL Professore, the Professor” (Italy)
RDM – Lothar Herbert Matthhaus (Germany)
LAM – Luis Filipe Madeira Caeiro Figo (Portugal)
CAM – Zinedine Yazid Zidane – “Zizou” (France)
RAM – Michael Ballack (Germany)

Striker

ST – Roberto Baggio – “IL Divine Codin, the Divine Ponytail” (Italy)

Substitutes

Goalkeepers

Gianluigi Buffon – “Gigi” (Italy)
Jose Rene Higuita Zapata – “El Loco, the Madman” (Colombia)

Defenders

Philip Lahm – “Magic Dwarf” (Germany)
Paolo Cesare Maldini – “IL Capitano, the Captain” (Italy)
Franco Baresi – “Piscinin, little one” (Italy)

Midfielders

Xavier Hernandez I Creus – “Xavi” (Spain)
David Robert Joseph Beckam (England)
Michel Platini (France)

Strikers

Diego Armando Maradona Franco
Thierry Daniel Henry
Ronaldo Luis Nazario de Lima
Miroslav Josef Klose

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