Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Video – Football’s 10 best midfielders

OK, this week’s top ten is likely to be a little more contentious. I made my original list of greats and I had twenty-one players just off the top of my head. Any one of those twenty-one, as well as many others I’m sure that I haven’t thought about, would be perfectly at home in this list of the top ten.

Here goes my subjective list for starters. I don’t for a second suggest that this list is the definitive one and that I’ve got it right. The ten I have come up with aren’t bad though!

  • 10. Zico
  • Born 3rd March 1953
    Clubs Flamengo, Udinese
    88 caps for Brazil

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARpEnjZIWko

  • 9. Edgar Davids
  • Born 13th March 1973
    Clubs Ajax, Milan, Juventus, Tottenham
    74 caps for Holland

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwLEqJu2n4Y

  • 8. Gheorghe Hagi
  • Born 5th February 1965
    Clubs Sportul Studenţesc, Steaua Bucureşti, Real Madrid, Brescia Calcio, FC Barcelona, Galatasaray
    125 caps for Romania

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0bBKYAw7shs

  • 7. Lothar Matthäus
  • Born 21st March 1961
    Clubs Borussia Munchengladbach, Bayern Munich, Inter
    150 caps for Germany

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOpz8vrU19o

  • 6. Kaka
  • Born 22nd April 1982
    Clubs Sao Paulo, Milan
    61 caps for Brazil

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DNJQwHN9lyw

  • 5. Roberto Baggio
  • Born 18th February 1967
    Clubs Vicenza, Fiorentina, Juventus, Milan, Bologna, Inter, Brescia
    56 caps for Italy

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjj1PksMOco

  • 4. Ruud Gullit
  • Born 1st September 1962
    Clubs HFC Haarlem, Feyenoord, PSV, Milan, Sampdoria, Chelsea
    66 caps for Holland

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=701XpfoBd7s

  • 3. Michel Platini
  • Born 21st June 1955
    Clubs Nancy, St Etienne, Juventus
    72 caps for France

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GfAxRE7PJ14

  • 2. Johan Cruijff
  • Born 25th April 1947
    Clubs Ajax, Barcelona
    48 caps for Holland

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CK8M23dsMKY

  • 1. Zinedine Zidane
  • Born 23rd June 1972
    Clubs Bordeaux, Juventus, Real Madrid
    108 caps for France

    httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QP2N3qopARI

    Over to you.

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    Graham Fisher


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    Obeto
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    Obeto

    i love those selection about the ten best midfieder. the life of zidane and zeco will see good football the pass which they make where agurate.

    Devin Rodgers
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    Devin Rodgers

    who were the other eleven on the list? Ballack, Becks, Ronaldinho, Keane, Figo? Any of those

    aviral
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    this list is a waste of paper ronaldo(christiano)is 100 times betterthan all these 10

    DenisG2000
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    DenisG2000

    Aviral, I agree that Ronaldo is good. But, how many World Cups has he won? How many European Championships has he won? Does he make every team he is on a champion? That is the sign of a GREAT midfielder……..that is why these ten were chosen. Not just for their dribbling abilities.

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