Top 10 Football Players of All Time: Legends and Their Achievements

top 10 football players of all time

Football is the most famous and most watched sport around the world. Today in this article we’ll discuss the top 10 football players of all time. These players have made a name for themselves at such a level that they are like gods when it comes to football. Furthermore, these players are not only famous amongst football fans but also amongst sports enthusiasts all around the world. So let’s have a look at the greatest football players of all time.


1. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo was born on 5 February 1985. He is a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and is the captain of the Portugal national team. He is a professional footballer from Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo is the most famous in football history and is a notable goal scorer. In 2003, he joined Manchester United. He is considered the best football player in the world . He scored 450 goals in 438 matches According to reports, he was the club’s finest player in its entire history in Europe. The greatest goalscorer in men’s international football history was Cristiano Ronaldo. He has won three FIFA World Player of the Year awards, Three UEFA Player of the Year awards, Ronaldo is his country’s all-time leading scorer with 117 goals in 191 games.


2. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi , commonly known as Lionel Andrés, was born on 24 June 1987. He is a forward for Ligue 1 team Paris Saint-Germain and  is the captain of the Argentina national team. Messi is a professional football player from Argentina . He scored 672 goals in 778 matches. He received the 2009 FIFA World Player of the Year award, In addition to playing for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain, he captains the Argentina national team. Lionel Messi has many records in his account and has won the Ballon d’Or seven times. Messi’s first season with PSG wasn’t all that impressive considering the absurdly high standards he set at Barcelona A Ligue 1 championship, ten goals and fifteen assists, and leading his country through an undefeated World Cup qualification season. not bad at all.




Neymar , whose real name is Neymar da Silva Santos Jr. was born on 5 February 1992.

He is a forward for the Brazil national team and Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. He is a Brazilian professional footballer. His reputation as one of the world’s top players is well established. Based on his recent performances with PSG (15 goals and 12 assists in 19 games) Neymar could top this list.


4. Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski was born on August 21, 1988. He is the captain of the Poland national team and a professional football player . Who plays as a striker for Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. He left after moving to a new league in a different nation, In which he scored 18 goals and made 4 assists in only 19 games. He has played for the Poland U19, Poland U21 and Poland U19 teams. The Polish people will believe that they can earn second place in a group which includes Mexico, Saudi Arabia and Argentina. The goals and leadership under Lewandowski may be able to accomplish this.

Lewandowski played in all competitions for Bayern last season. Scored an astonishing 50 goals to help the German powerhouse win the title, Which earned him his second consecutive Golden Shoe and fifth consecutive Bundesliga top scorer award.


5. Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah

Mohammad Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghali was born on 15 June 1992 . He is a striker for Premier League club Liverpool and is the captain of the Egypt national team. He is an Egyptian professional football player and he is considered one of the best players in the world. Whose career has benefited from working with a successful club manager. Salah has been essential to Liverpool’s success in recent years. He started his career as a winger and introduced a three-man attack under Jurgen Klopp. Salah has scored 156 goals wearing the Liverpool jersey, Apart from this he has scored 63 goals for his teammates. Salah led Egypt to the Africa Cup of Nations final at the beginning of the year.


6. Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema was born on 19 December 1987. He is a French professional footballer who plays for the France national team and La Ligue. He plays as a striker for both clubs Real Madrid and Real Madrid. Karim Benzema is known for his excellent play, and is a creative player. He is considered one of the finest strikers of his generation. He  has played brilliantly over the past several seasons and is a game-changer. Currently Karim is a member of Real Madrid team.


7. Kevin De Bruyne

Kevin De Bruyne was born on 28 June 1991.

He is a Belgian professional football player who plays in the midfield position. Competes for both the Belgium national team and Premier League club Manchester City. De Bruyne was a regular player there when his career began when Genk won the Belgian Pro League in 2010–11. He plays as a midfielder for both the Belgium national team and Premier League team Manchester City.


8. Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe was born on 20 December 1998. He is a French professional footballer who plays for the France national team.

Mbappe plays as a striker for both Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain and Ligue 1 side Paris Saint-Germain. He is famous for his agility and finishing. Kylian Mbappe made a spectacular debut on the grandest stage at the age of 19,

Contributed to France’s victory at the 2018 World Cup with four goals and one assist.


9. Erling Haaland

Erling Haaland was born on 21 July 2000.

He is a striker for the Norway national team and German Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. He is a professional football player from Norway . Haaland is a prolific goalscorer known for his speed and agility. He is considered one of the top scorers in football .

A striker has a very important role inside the box which Holland plays brilliantly. He is the only player in Bundesliga history to score five goals in his first two matches. Throughout his  career, Haaland has broken numerous records and received numerous individual honours


10. Virgil Van Dijk

Virgil van Dijk was born on 8 July 1991. He is a Dutch professional football player who plays for the Netherlands national team. He plays as a centre-back for both Premier League and Premier League clubs Liverpool. Van Dijk, considered the best defender in the world, is famous for his tenacious strength. Virgil Dijk has made a name for himself since joining Liverpool in January 2018. He played crucial roles in securing a win for his team on various occasions.


So this was the list of Top 10 football players of all time. We hope you have found all the legends that you were looking for. Moreover as the new talent is regularly pouring in we might see some new addition to this list soon.


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