The Best Soccer Player of All Time
Pele is the greatest soccer players to ever play the game. He was born in Tres Coracoes, Brazil on October 23, 1940 as Edson Arantes do Nascimento. Currently, the world knows him as "Pele". He began his career at the age of 15 with Santos, a premiere club in Brazil. A year later, 16 years of age, he began his career with the national team of Brazil. Scoring over 1280 goals in his whole career, he is hailed to be the greatest goal scorer of all time! Pele is also the only player to have won a total of three world cups. His goal scoring ability is out of this world, along with his lion like attitude on the ball. No other soccer player has touched the heights he has been.
Diego Maradona was born October 30, 1960 in Lanus, Argentina. He is one of the greatest to ever play the game! His early career began with the Argentino Juniors when he was only 15. After scoring over a hundred goals with the team he was offered a transfer deal worth one million euros to Boca Juniors, one of the premiere leagues in Argentina. Maradonas most glorious moments occured when he was on the ball, taking on five to six defenders to lead his team to victory. Many believe Maradona is not human, because they have never seen sucha great talent on the field.
Roberto Carlos is known for his out of the world techniques on the field. Many believe Carlos could score from any spot on the field. Carlos was born April 10, 1973 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His professional career began with Uniao Saulo Joao, which led him to a call up for the Brazil National Team at the age of 19. In 1996, Carlos joined one of the greatest soccer clubs of the century, Real Madrid. He accomplished so much with the club, including, four La Liga titles and three UEFA Champions League titles. The world saw his fantastic abilities on the ball, and his cat like speed and illusiveness. Everyone knows him as the greatest freekicker of all time.
Ronaldo of Brazil is one of the most astounding to ever step foot on a soccer field. His abilities on the ball were super human, he would take on defender after defender before putting the ball in the back of the net. Ronaldo was born September 18, 1976 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 1993 he began playing for Cruzeiro, a popular soccer club in Brazil. At Cruzeiro he illustrated his abilities as a world class player, earning him a spot on the Barcelona team. Ronaldo knew it was his time to show he was the best of his time by winning the world cup with Brazil and many championships with his club. He will always be a phenomenon!
Ronaldinho is one of the greatest magicians of our time. He has done so many manificant things with the ball to illude his competition throughout his career. Everyone wanted to go against Ronaldinho, so they could test their abilities. However, no one was capable of stopping the magician, he was untouchable. Ronaldinho was born March 21, 1980 in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Nationally, Ronaldinho has won the World Cup and has been named best World Cup Player twice. No one will ever forget the day he scored three goals versus one of the best soccer club on the planet Real Madrid. Many refer to the soccer match as the best match ever seen.
Lionel Messi is arguablly one of the greatest soccer players of our time. He has scored the most goals than any other player in Barcelona's Club history. Messi also has the most hat-tricks scored in UEFA Champions League history. He was born June 24, 1987 in Santa Fe, Argentina. At the age of eleven Messi was offered a contract to play for Barcelona on the youth team. He and his parents moved to Spain and he began one of the climaxes of his life. Many have seen Lionel Messi's amazing speed and dribbling ability on the ball. They say, "It reminds me of Diego Maradona's".
Cristiano Ronaldo was born in Funchal Madeira, Portugal on February 5, 1985. At the age of 10 he signed with local club Nacional, which led him to signing with Sporting Cp. The game that helped Ronaldo's life was against Manchester United. Ronaldo led his team to victory versus one of the most astounding clubs of England. Not long later, the coached offered him a transfer offer of 12.4 million euros. Ronaldo became the first Portuguese player to play for Manchester United. His quickness on the ball and his scoring techniques quickly were being watched world wide. He opened so many doors for his country and soccer club. Everyone knows Ronaldo as CR7!
Fernando Torres is one of the greatest goal scorers to ever play the game. He was born March 20, 1984 in Fuenlabrada, Spain. His early professional career began as a youth with Atletico Madrid, a popular club in spain. Toress's skills quickly brought him to the starting team. After showing his pure talent on the field he was offered a record transfer amount to Liver Pool. He became the most expensive Spanish soccer player in history when he signed with Chelsea for 50 million Euros. Torress's goal scoring ability has brought him much sucess in his career, such as winning the Champions League with Chelsea. Torress also lead Spain to a World Cup victory.
Luis Suarez is one of the greatest soccer players to ever step foot on the soccer field. He was born January 24, 1987 in Salto, Uruguay. Currently, Suarez is the third most expensive player in football history. Suarez has one the Premier Leagues Golden Boot, in honor of his goal scoring abilities on the field and his dribbling techniques. Many beleive he completely deludes the other players for fun. He is recordly the top goal scorer for the Premier League, and top scorer in Ajax club history. Suarez recently signed with Barcelona for a record 75 million Euros at the age of 27.