The Greatest Football Legends 2022

The Greatest Football Legends If you are a fan of football, then this blog post is for you. This article will talk about the best players in the world and why they are the best player in their position.

There have been many great players throughout history that have changed how we play soccer to what it is today. I hope you enjoy reading this article on who some of your favorite football legends were and why they were so good!   

Who do you think is the greatest footballer of all time? I think it’s Pele, but what about Maradona or Zidane? The list goes on and on. What makes one footballer better than another? Is it their style of play, skill level, accolades they have won in their career, or maybe just because they are your favorite player. Most people would say that the best footballers are those who can score goals and win games for their teams.

In this blog post we will explore which players were some of the most skilled to ever step foot onto a pitch with a ball at their feet. It was difficult narrowing down our list to only 10 greats so if we left someone off please let us know.

Lionel Messi

Instagram :  leomessi

Country : Argentine, Spanish

Salary Package : 71 million EUR In (2021)

Lionel Messi is one of the best football player in the world. He has been playing for Barcelona and Argentina National Football Team. What makes this guy so famous?Well, he’s won a lot of awards and he’s considered to be one of the best players ever. His favorite skills are dribbling, shooting, passing and scoring goals.

Lionel Messi is a world-renowned soccer player and captain of the Argentinian national team. He has won numerous awards, including FIFA World Player of the Year five times, four European Golden Shoes, three times named FIFA’s best male player, and became part of an exclusive group to win three consecutive Ballon d’Ors.

As if these accolades weren’t enough for Lionel Messi’s resume.. he also holds a record as the only person to be ranked by The Guardian as both number one in their list of “The 100 Greatest Living Players” and in their list on “The 50 Greatest Footballers In History”. He was born into poverty in Rosario Argentina.

The Greatest Football Legends

Cristiano Ronaldo

Instagram : cristiano

Country : Portugal

Salary Package : 31 million EUR In (2021)

“It is a common misconception that Cristiano Ronaldo’s favorite sport is soccer.  In fact, the Portuguese footballer has been quoted as saying he prefers to play basketball instead! ” -Cristiano Ronaldo. If you are looking for some of the best footballers in the world, look no further than this list compiled by Sports Illustrated.”  -Sports Illustrated.

Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid. He also captains the Portugal national team. His playing style and ability have made him one of the best players in the world, and he is regarded by many as one of the greatest footballers ever.

In 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013 he was named FIFA World Player of the Year and won the Ballon d’Or each time; to date, only three other players have achieved this feat. In 2010 he won UEFA Club Footballer of the Year with Real Madrid (which included winning La Liga), being named to both UEFA’s Team of The Year and FIFA’s FIFPro World XI teams. Ronaldo holds multiple records in his career.

Cristiano Ronaldo


Instagram : neymarjr

Country : State of São Paulo,  Brazil

Salary Package : 36.8 million EUR, 2021

Neymar, the Brazilian footballer who plays for Paris Saint Germain and the Brazil national football team is also known as “Ney” or “Dinho”. He was signed by Barcelona in 2013 and became their second-most expensive signing ever.

Neymar quickly established himself at Barcelona with his dribbling skills, pace, finishing ability, technical skill and creativity; he won two La Liga titles during his career with them. In 2017 Neymaar’s joined PSG for a record-breaking transfer fee of €222 million which made him the world’s most expensive player.

This blog post will discuss some of Neymar’s on field achievements. 

Neymar is a world-famous football player who has won many awards such as the Bronze Ball at the 2012 Olympics and two La Liga titles. He was also named one of Time Magazine’s most influential people in 2016. This blog post will provide you with more information about Neymar, including where he was born and how tall he is.


Robert Lewandowski

Instagram : _rl9

Country : Poland, Polish

Salary Package : 20 million EUR (2020)

Robert Lewandowski is known as one of the best strikers in football. He’s won many championships, including titles with Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund. Recently he was on a break from playing soccer while recovering from an injury, but now he’s back! So if you want to see him play live, there are some games coming up that you can purchase tickets for:

-Dortmund v Bayern at Signal Iduna Park (Oct 1)   -Bayern v Dusseldorf at Allianz Arena (Oct 15)  -Bayer Leverkusen v Bayern at BayArena (Nov)

Robert Lewandowski is a Polish footballer for Bayern Munich. He has won the Bundesliga, German Cup and UEFA Champions League titles. His current contract with Bayern runs until 2021.

Robert Lewandowski was born on September 18th 1988 in Warsaw Poland. When he was just 4 years old his parents enrolled him into football training sessions at Znicz Jarosławiec club that had been founded by their father Stanisław Lewandowski who was a professional player himself back in the day before retiring to become a coach.

Robert quickly showed great potential as a player and soon enough he progressed to playing for one of the best teams in Poland.

Robert Lewandowski

Kylian Mbappé

Instagram : k.mbappe

Country : France

Salary Package : 18 million EUR (2021)

Kylian Mbappé is one of the youngest and most talented footballers in the world. He has been playing for Monaco since 2013, but last year he decided to leave his club because they were not going to be able to afford him as a player when he became an adult.

Now that he’s 18-years-old, it will cost more money for clubs like Manchester United or Real Madrid to buy him from Paris Saint-Germain. Kylian made this decision even though PSG had already signed him until 2022 with a contract worth €12 million per season.

Kylian could have stayed at Monaco, but instead he chose PSG because of their ambition and determination to win every competition they enter next season.

Kylian Mbappé is a French professional footballer who plays for Paris Saint-Germain. He became the youngest player to score in a World Cup final at 19 years old, after netting France’s fourth goal against Croatia on July 15th, 2018.

Kylian was born and raised in Bondy, Seine-Saint-Denis outside of Paris by his father Wilfried Mbappé (a former international soccer player) and mother Fayza Lamari (a handball player).

Kylian credits his parents with teaching him “everything about life” and instilling in him an understanding of how lucky he was to be able to play football professionally. Kylian started playing football when he was 3 years old and scored.

Kylian Mbappé

Kevin De Bruyne

Instagram : kevindebruyne

Country : Belgium

Salary Package : £ 18.2 million, Pound

Kevin De Bruyne is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Belgium national team. He helped City win their first ever Premier League title in 2012, then became one of Europe’s top players during his time at Wolfsburg, before returning to England to play for Manchester City again in 2015. 

In 2017, he was named both the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year as well as being shortlisted for FIFA Men’s Player of the Year; he also won BBC Sports Personality Award for 2018. 

Kevin is currently playing football with his international teammates on behalf of Belgium in Russia during Euro 2020 qualifying matches.

De Bruyne is a Belgian footballer who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Manchester City and the Belgium national team. After coming through at Genk, De Bruyne was acquired by Chelsea in 2012.

He spent two years with Chelsea before being sold to Wolfsburg in 2014 where he won the Bundesliga Player of the Year award during his only season there. In 2015, he was transferred to Manchester City for £54 million which made him one of the most expensive players in British football history.

De Bruyne has been described as one of Europe’s best midfielders and is considered among the world’s leading playmakers, possessing excellent vision, close control and passing ability.

Kevin De Bruyne

Virgil van Dijk

Instagram : virgilvandijk

Country : Netherlands , Dutch

Salary Package : Annual: $12,888,211.00

Ever since he started playing football at age 6, Virgil van Dijk has worked hard to become one of the best defenders in the world. He played for Groningen and Celtic before joining Southampton in 2015. This is where his career really took off with some impressive performances which led him to be signed by Liverpool FC in 2018 for a fee of £75 million making him the most expensive defender ever.

He is currently on loan from Liverpool FC till January 2019 while completing rehabilitation after suffering an ankle injury during their match against Leicester City. Van Dijk was born and raised in Holland but has been living it up as a footballer in England and Scotland over the past few years. His next stop? The World Cup finals this summer.

Virgil van Dijk is a Dutch footballer who plays as a centre back for Premier League club Liverpool and the Netherlands national team. He was signed by Liverpool on 1 January 2018, after playing in all 3 games at the World Cup for his country.

He has been described as “arguably the best defender in world football” by BBC pundit Phil Neville, and has been named to UEFA’s Best XI of the 2017–18 Champions League season. In May 2018, he won both PFA Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year awards following an outstanding season with Liverpool that saw him help them reach their first European Cup final since 2007.

Van Dijk joined Southampton from Scottish Premiership club Celtic in September 2015.

Virgil van Dijk

Sadio Mané

Instagram : sadiomaneofficiel

Country : Senegal

Salary Package : £5,200,000. In 2021

When Sadio Mané was a young boy, he dreamed of becoming a professional footballer. In 2010, that dream came true when he signed his first professional contract with Metz in France and then later moved to Red Bull Salzburg in Austria. He retired from the Senegal National team after their World Cup campaign ended.

Sadio Mané is now playing for Liverpool FC and is one of their best players on the team! You can read more about him here

Sadio Mané is a Senegalese footballer who currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Liverpool. He was born in Dakar, Senegal on February 12th, 1992 and has been playing professional football since 2010.  At the age of 18, he joined Metz (Ligue 2) from his hometown club AS Dakar Université Club where he played for the first team at just 17 years old.

In 2015 he signed with Southampton FC (Premier League), then transferred to Liverpool in 2016. His most recent accomplishment was being named African Footballer of the Year in 2017 when he won the CAF award for best player in Africa.

Manuel Neuer

“The German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is the captain of both Bayern Munich and the German national team. He was born in March 27th, 1985 and has been playing football since he was six years old.”

“He is known for his excellent reflexes, speed, communication skills as well as his ability to read the game.” “Neuer has won many awards including UEFA Club Goalkeeper of the Year a record four times and FIFA’s World Best Goalkeeper award three times.”

“In 2014 he became world champion with Germany for a fourth time in Brazil. In 2015 he achieved his fifth league title with Bayern Munich after winning 2–0 against Hertha Berlin at Olympiastadion on May 17th.” “It is estimated.

“Manuel Neuer, the German national team’s goalkeeper and captain, has been playing for Bayern Munich since 2011. In addition to becoming a two-time FIFA World Cup champion with Germany in 2014 and 2018, he was named as UEFA Club Footballer of the Year in 2013-14.”

“Neuer is also known for his quick reflexes which have resulted in many saves from shots taken near or at the goal. He is considered one of the best goalkeepers in football today.”

Diego Maradona

Maradona is one of the most famous football players in the world. He was a player for Argentina’s national team and also played for Barcelona, Napoli, and Sevilla. His career as a footballer spanned from 1976-1997 where he retired at age 38 years old.

He has been called “The King of Football” by FIFA and many other people who love the game. Maradona made his debut with Argentinos Juniors in 1976 before moving to Boca Junior’s senior side two years later. In 1981 during an international match against Brazil, Maradona scored both goals in 2-1 victory that secured qualification for 1982 World Cup which was held on home soil in Buenos Aires.

The world of football has had its fair share of greats. One man that many people would agree belongs on this list is Diego Maradona, the Argentinean footballer who was a part of Argentina’s World Cup winning team in 1986 and FIFA Player of the 20th Century.

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