Ultimate Football Collection
RONALDO Dubbed The Phenomenon , Ronaldo is considered by many to be one of the most complete strikers of the past 30 years. Ronaldo made 98 appearances for Brazil s international team scoring 62 goals, making him Brazils second top goal scorer after Pele. At the 2002 World Cup he won the Golden Boot award for top goal scorer, Brazil won the World Cup. At the 2006 World Cup he beat Gerd Mullers record of 14 World Cup goals. Includes bonus Rivaldo programme.
PELE Regarded by experts, retired players, current players and football fans alike as the greatest footballer of all times, this headline says it all: How do you spell Pele? G-O-D THE TIMES, 22/06/1970. With 1000 goals under his belt, being the youngest player to win the World Cup and being the only player to win the World Cup three times, it is hard to dispute that! BEST When the name George Best is heard, everyone knows who he is – whether for his footballing talent and charisma or his controversial lifestyle off the pitch. A common description of his place in football history is summed up by the quote Maradona good, Pele better; George Best . Best was a hit at Manchester United scoring 179 goals from 470 appearances over 11 years until he unexpectedly quit Manchester United in 1974 aged 27.
MARADONA Maradona is regarded by many as the best football player of all time and was named joint FIFA player of the 20th Century with Pele. He then went on to play in four World Cup tournaments 1982, 86, 90 & 94. In Mexico 1986 Maradona became a World Cup legend. Captaining the team, he played every single minute scoring five goals and making five assists on route to lifting the trophy. CRUYFF Johan Cruyff, is a former Dutch footballer. Cruyff was the team orchestrator, a playmaker, ammunition provider and marksman with a gift for timing passes.
He won the Ballon d Or three times, in 1971, 1973 and 1974, which was a record jointly held with Michel Platini, Marco van Basten and Lionel Messi until Messi won his 4th award in 2012. With an international career spanning over 10 years as a Dutch international, Cruyff played 48 matches, scoring 33 goals. The national team never lost a match in which Cruyff scored.