December 2, 2022
Magazine makes controversial ranking the best ever

Magazine makes controversial ranking the best ever

FourFourTwo magazine placed the current Argentine 10th on Maradona. Pele behind Cristiano Ronaldo


Who is the best player in the history of world football? English magazine Four for two Released on Monday (10), the 2022 edition of the list with 100 improvements from athletes in the sport, and of course, The result was controversial.

At the top of the list Lionel Messi, Shirt 10 of Argentina. right behind the show Diego MaradonaIn second place, followed by Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldoranked third.

Already King PeleThree-time World Cup winner and over 1,000 career goals, comes fourth place.

The ranking is a kind of update of the list published by the same magazine in 2017. At that time Maradona was the best ever, while Messi was in second place, and Pele in third.

In the top 10 of the current version, The Ronaldo phenomenon ranked tenth, The same position he held five years ago.

Zico He appears in 14th place, being the third best Brazilian in the English election. Soon it comes Garrincha, in the fifteenth. Also Prasuka Romario In eighteenth place.

Six other Brazilians are in the top 50: Carlos Alberto Torres (25), Ronaldinho Gaucho (26), Socrates (29), Didi (46), Rivelino (47) and Nilton Santos (50).

Among the top 100 teams are Jairzinho (53rd), Daniel Alves (73rd), Cafu (76th), Roberto Carlos (90th), Djalma Santos (95th) and Kaka (98th).

Check out the top 10 in history for FourFourTwo:

  1. Lionel Messi (Argentina)

  2. Diego Maradona (Argentina)

  3. Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)

  4. Pele (Brazil)

  5. Zinedine Zidane (France)

  6. Johan Cruyff (Netherlands)

  7. George Best (Northern Ireland)

  8. Franz Beckenbauer (Germany)

  9. Ferenc Puskas (Hungary)

  10. Ronaldo (Brazil)