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Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 3:39pm On Jul 05, 2014
I am a sport lover generally and football lover in particular. Let's go down memory lane a bit. Are you with me on this?

Who in your opinion are the best players who have graced the field of play? They can come from any country.

You can activate your bias button, no problem but please tell me the reason you go for a particular player in a particular wing/position. smiley

I expect a 22player list, 2 for each wing/positon (one starting the other the understudy)

Tell also their country and the club they played/play for at their heyday.

If you can, also tell the year your started watching football. cheesy

Shall we? wink

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by farano(f): 3:43pm On Jul 05, 2014
Diego Maradona cheesy

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 3:47pm On Jul 05, 2014
@farano:
Diego Maradona cheesy

cool

Where are other 21players and the other information? tongue

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by thankyouJesus(m): 4:00pm On Jul 05, 2014
1. I, in my secondary school days. Hardly will a week go by without me scoring atleast 15 goals.
2. I, in play station 2 (edit), combine Messi etal, they ......... 50 Ballon winner in a year.
In Seun voice dem no reach

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 5:30pm On Jul 05, 2014
thankyouJesus: 1. I, in my secondary school days. Hardly will a week go by without me scoring atleast 15 goals.
2. I, in play station 2 (edit), combine Messi etal, they ......... 50 Ballon winner in a year.
In Seun voice dem no reach

What are you saying?

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by abatically(m): 5:58pm On Jul 05, 2014
Op, if u want people to take u seriously, u should list ur own line up first in the format u expect others to follow. U can't just ask people to name their best 22 man team when u did not name urs.

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 7:31pm On Jul 05, 2014
abatically: Op, if u want people to take u seriously, u should list ur own line up first in the format u expect others to follow. U can't just ask people to name their best 22 man team when u did not name urs.

Here it is

Goal Keepers

Peter Schimechel: Denmark and Man Utd
Santiago Canizares: Spain and Valencia

Defender (Centre half)

Paolo Maldini: Italy and AC Milan
Jaap Stam: Holland and Man Utd
Fabio Canavaro: Italy and Inter Milan
Marcel Desailly: France and AC Milan

Defender (fullbacks)

Roberto Carlos: Brazil and R.Madrid
Bixante Lizarazu: France and Bayern
Cafu: Brazil and AC Milan
Lilian Thuram: France and Juventus

Midfielder (Defensive/Central/Attacking/winger)

Roy Keane: Rep of Ireland and Man Utd
Patrick Vieira: France and Arsenal
Zvonimir Boban: Croatia and AC Milan
Zinadine Zidane: France and R.Madrid
Pavel Nedved: Czech Rep and Juventus
Finidi George: Nigeria and Ajax
Gaizka Mendietta: Spain and Valencia
Luis Figo: Portugal and R.Madrid

Striker

Ronaldo De Lima: Brazil and R.Madrid
Roberto Baggio: Italy and Juventus
Lionel Messi: Argentina and Barcelona
Dennis Bergkamp: Holland and Arsenal

Started watching football around 1990 smiley

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 9:29am On Jul 18, 2014
abatically, where thou art?
Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by cr7lomo: 10:37am On Jul 18, 2014
Gk
Casillas real Madrid Spain
Nuere bayern Munich Germany

Defenders
RB Zanetti inter Milan Argentina
RB Cafu ac Milan brazil
CD maldini ac Milan Italy
CD puyol barca Spain
CD canavaro juve Italy
CD Stam man u holland
LB Roberto Carlos real Madrid brazil
LB lizarazu bayern Munich france

Mid field

RM messi barca Argentina
RM Luis figo real Madrid Portugal
DM Claude makelele real Madrid France
DM viera arsenal France
OM zidane real Madrid France
OM Ronaldinho barca brazil
RM cristiano Ronaldo real Madrid Portugal
RM Rivaldo barca brazil

Forwards

Ronaldo de lima real Madrid brazil
Shevchenko ac Milan Ukraine
Raul real Madrid Spain
Henry arsenal France

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 11:36am On Jul 18, 2014
cr7lomo: Gk
Casillas real Madrid Spain
Nuere bayern Munich Germany

Defenders
RB Zanetti inter Milan Argentina
RB Cafu ac Milan brazil
CD maldini ac Milan Italy
CD puyol barca Spain
CD canavaro juve Italy
CD Stam man u holland
LB Roberto Carlos real Madrid brazil
LB lizarazu bayern Munich france

Mid field

RM messi barca Argentina
RM Luis figo real Madrid Portugal
DM Claude makelele real Madrid France
DM viera arsenal France
OM zidane real Madrid France
OM Ronaldinho barca brazil
RM cristiano Ronaldo real Madrid Portugal
RM Rivaldo barca brazil

Forwards

Ronaldo de lima real Madrid brazil
Shevchenko ac Milan Ukraine
Raul real Madrid Spain
Henry arsenal France

Strong!

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by Nobody: 2:54pm On Jul 18, 2014
GK
Buffon juventus and Italy
Cech chelsea and cech republic

DEFENCE
Puyol barce and spain
Maldini AC milan and Italy
Cannavaro Juventus and Italy
West Inter milan and Nigeria

R. Carlos Real madrid and Brazil
Gio Barce and Holland
Cafu AC milan and Brazil
Ramos Real madrid and spain

MIDFIELD
Viera Arsenal and france
Scholes Man utd and england
Zidane Real madrid and France
Xavi Barce and Spain

Figo Barce and portugal
Finidi Ajax and Nigeria
C. Ronaldo real madrid and Portugal
Ronaldinho Barce and Brazil

ATTACK
Ronaldo de lima Inter and Brazil
Zamorano Inter and Chile
Messi Barce and argentina
Yekini Nigeria

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 9:38pm On Jul 18, 2014
famousdee: GK
Buffon juventus and Italy
Cech chelsea and cech republic

DEFENCE
Puyol barce and spain
Maldini AC milan and Italy
Cannavaro Juventus and Italy
West Inter milan and Nigeria

R. Carlos Real madrid and Brazil
Gio Barce and Holland
Cafu AC milan and Brazil
Ramos Real madrid and spain

MIDFIELD
Viera Arsenal and france
Scholes Man utd and england
Zidane Real madrid and France
Xavi Barce and Spain

Figo Barce and portugal
Finidi Ajax and Nigeria
C. Ronaldo real madrid and Portugal
Ronaldinho Barce and Brazil

ATTACK
Ronaldo de lima Inter and Brazil
Zamorano Inter and Chile
Messi Barce and argentina
Yekini Nigeria

You have George Finidi too? Wow! cool

Ivan Zamorano, the great Chilean. What about Marcello Salas his strike partner? Deadly strikers.

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by woky: 3:46pm On Jul 24, 2014
Gk:

Oliver Kahn: Germany and Bayern Munich
Dida: Brasil and Ac Milan

Defence:

Paolo Maldini: Italy and Ac Milan
A. Nesta: Italy and Ac milan
Thiago Silva: Brazil and PSG
Taribo West: Nigeria, Auxerre/Intermilan
Rio Ferdinand: England and Man Utd

Mid field

Luis Figo: Portugal and Real madrid
Van Bommel: Netherland and PSV
Clarence Seedof: Netherlands and Ac Milan
shewstiger: Germany and bayern Munich
Okocha: Nigeria and Bolton Wanderers

Forward

Rivaldo: Brazil and Ac Milan
Ibrahimovic: sweden and PSG
Shevchenko: Ukraine and Ac Milan
Ronaldo delima: Brasil and RealMadrid.

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 6:33pm On Jul 24, 2014
woky: Gk:

Oliver Kahn: Germany and Bayern Munich
Dida: Brasil and Ac Milan

Defence:

Paolo Maldini: Italy and Ac Milan
A. Nesta: Italy and Ac milan
Thiago Silva: Brazil and PSG
Taribo West: Nigeria, Auxerre/Intermilan
Rio Ferdinand: England and Man Utd

Mid field

Luis Figo: Portugal and Real madrid
Van Bommel: Netherland and PSV
Clarence Seedof: Netherlands and Ac Milan
shewstiger: Germany and bayern Munich
Okocha: Nigeria and Bolton Wanderers

Forward

Rivaldo: Brazil and Ac Milan
Ibrahimovic: sweden and PSG
Shevchenko: Ukraine and Ac Milan
Ronaldo delima: Brasil and RealMadrid.

16 guys you've got and very strong squad they are nonetheless. cool
Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by tuffgongjo(m): 12:52pm On Jul 25, 2014
GK
Buffon (juventus$italy)
Oliver khan(Bayern$germany_
Defenders
(Cb)
Lucio(inter$brazil)
Alessandro nesta(ac milan$italy)
(Rb)
Cafu(roma$brazil)
Willy sagnol(bayern$france)
(Lb)
R.carlos(real$brazil)
Paolo maldini(ac milan$italy)

Midfielder
Makelele claude(chelsea$france)
Roy keane(man u$ireland)
Zidane(real$france)
Nedved(juventus$czech)
Micheal laudrup(barca$denmark)
Jay jay(bolton$nigeria)
Ronaldinho(barca$brazil)
Redondo(real$argentina)

Forward
De lima(real$brazil)
Drogba(chelsea$CIV)
Messi(barca$argentina)
CR7(real$portugal)
Dennis bergkamp(arsenal$holland).

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 1:34pm On Jul 25, 2014
tuffgongjo: GK
Buffon (juventus$italy)
Oliver khan(Bayern$germany_
Defenders
(Cb)
Lucio(inter$brazil)
Alessandro nesta(ac milan$italy)
(Rb)
Cafu(roma$brazil)
Willy sagnol(bayern$france)
(Lb)
R.carlos(real$brazil)
Paolo maldini(ac milan$italy)

Midfielder
Makelele claude(chelsea$france)
Roy keane(man u$ireland)
Zidane(real$france)
Nedved(juventus$czech)
Micheal laudrup(barca$denmark)
Jay jay(bolton$nigeria)
Ronaldinho(barca$brazil)
Redondo(real$argentina)

Forward
De lima(real$brazil)
Drogba(chelsea$CIV)
Messi(barca$argentina)
CR7(real$portugal)
Dennis bergkamp(arsenal$holland).

Strong!

Seeing this name "Redondo" made me feel nostalgic.

Great player.

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by tuffgongjo(m): 2:02pm On Jul 25, 2014
jnrbayano:

Strong!

Seeing this name "Redondo" made me feel nostalgic.

Great player.
a player hampered by Injuries,to me he was a better player than Zidane.
Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 2:06pm On Jul 25, 2014
tuffgongjo: a player hampered by Injuries,to me he was a better player than Zidane.

As at 1997 and 98 he was better than Zizuo.

I agree perfectly.
Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by tuffgongjo(m): 2:21pm On Jul 25, 2014
jnrbayano:

As at 1997 and 98 he was better than Zizuo.

I agree perfectly.
after 1997$1998 he wasn't d same anymore,even @ milan I don't think he played 10games.
Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by Debroslink: 3:36pm On Jul 25, 2014
tuffgongjo: after 1997$1998 he wasn't d same anymore,even @ milan I don't think he played 10games.

That Redondo made me love Real Madrid in 2000. The guy singlehandedly destroyed ManUtd @ old Trafford in CL match. That guy redefined the no 4 role in world football. Makelele was his understudy then.

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 3:42pm On Jul 25, 2014
Debroslink:

That Redondo made me love Real Madrid in 2000. The guy singlehandedly destroyed ManUtd @ old Trafford in CL match. That guy redefined the no 4 role in world football. Makelele was his understudy then.

Good memory.
Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by tuffgongjo(m): 3:42pm On Jul 25, 2014
Debroslink:

That Redondo made me love Real Madrid in 2000. The guy singlehandedly destroyed ManUtd @ old Trafford in CL match. That guy redefined the no 4 role in world football. Makelele was his understudy then.
I love his passing range,he decision making,even his stature everything about him on d field of play is ELEGANT.

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by seankay(m): 1:44pm On Jul 27, 2014
Gk - turnbull eng /chelsea
Gk- almunia/ spain
Dr-hoyte
Dr-abbey George
Dl-udeze
Dl-boularouz
Dc-titus bramble
Dc-senderous
Dc-Okoronkwo
Dc-Cygan
Mr-Ikedia
Mr-Ndiefi
Ml-Ekwueme
Ml-oduamadi
Om-Uchebo
Om-Obodo
Dm-Alfa
Dm-Olofinjana
Fw-Mercy Akide
Fw-Emile Heskey
Fw-Ayo Makinwa
Fw-Mbesuma

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 7:35am On Jul 28, 2014
seankay: Gk - turnbull eng /chelsea
Gk- almunia/ spain
Dr-hoyte
Dr-abbey George
Dl-udeze
Dl-boularouz
Dc-titus bramble
Dc-senderous
Dc-Okoronkwo
Dc-Cygan
Mr-Ikedia
Mr-Ndiefi
Ml-Ekwueme
Ml-oduamadi
Om-Uchebo
Om-Obodo
Dm-Alfa
Dm-Olofinjana
Fw-Mercy Akide
Fw-Emile Heskey
Fw-Ayo Makinwa
Fw-Mbesuma

You forgot to include, Willy Ogbanavbare, Seyi Olajemgbesi, Efetobere Sodje etc etc

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by tuffgongjo(m): 7:41am On Jul 28, 2014
seankay: Gk - turnbull eng /chelsea
Gk- almunia/ spain
Dr-hoyte
Dr-abbey George
Dl-udeze
Dl-boularouz
Dc-titus bramble
Dc-senderous
Dc-Okoronkwo
Dc-Cygan
Mr-Ikedia
Mr-Ndiefi
Ml-Ekwueme
Ml-oduamadi
Om-Uchebo
Om-Obodo
Dm-Alfa
Dm-Olofinjana
Fw-Mercy Akide
Fw-Emile Heskey
Fw-Ayo Makinwa
Fw-Mbesuma
this team will win the UCL$WC.

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by olasmith10(m): 8:15am On Jul 28, 2014
you guys simply forgot chilavert of Paraguay.. the goal keeper that scores free kicks

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by seankay(m): 8:17am On Jul 28, 2014
jnrbayano:

You forgot to include, Willy Ogbanavbare, Seyi Olajemgbesi, Efetobere Sodje etc etc
seriously speaking, I had Seyi Olajemgbesi in mind but I doubted if he was a known player grin
Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 8:18am On Jul 28, 2014
seankay: seriously speaking, I had Seyi Olajemgbesi in mind but I doubted if he was a known player grin

Howler and blooper masters cheesy

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by Dhelake: 8:25am On Jul 28, 2014
Goalkeepers ::
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Defenders ::
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Midfielders ::
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Strikers ::
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by seankay(m): 8:26am On Jul 28, 2014
jnrbayano:

Howler and blooper masters cheesy
Lol, those guys had no clue about defending. The worst CB should be Joseph Enakhaire
Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by onyeomaonyeoma(m): 1:50pm On Jul 28, 2014
grab d M I C clear throat ..................
gk van der saar.holland/man utd/kahn.bayern munchen/Germany. ..rb cafu r Madrid/brasil/willy sagnol bayern munchen/France lb.r Carlos r Madrid/brasil/Ashley Cole chelsea eng cb vidic man utd/Serbia/paulo Maldini ac Milan/Italy/Carlos puyol barca/spain/jaap stam man utd/Holland dm makalele r Madrid/France/roy Keane man utd/Ireland cm zizou France/juve/Jay Jay Bolton/Nigeria rw Beckham man utd/eng/finidi r betis/Nigeria lw robben bayern munchen/Holland/g Bale spurs/Wales f cr7 r Madrid/Portugal/Lionel Messi barca/Argentina/r dalima inter Milan/brasil/Samuel etoo fils barca/Cameroon.

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Re: Who Are Your Best Footballers Of All-time? (the Players You Watched Play) by jnrbayano(m): 1:59pm On Jul 28, 2014
onyeomaonyeoma: grab d M I C clear throat ..................
gk van der saar.holland/man utd/kahn.bayern munchen/Germany. ..rb cafu r Madrid/brasil/willy sagnol bayern munchen/France lb.r Carlos r Madrid/brasil/Ashley Cole chelsea eng cb vidic man utd/Serbia/paulo Maldini ac Milan/Italy/Carlos puyol barca/spain/jaap stam man utd/Holland dm makalele r Madrid/France/roy Keane man utd/Ireland cm zizou France/juve/Jay Jay Bolton/Nigeria rw Beckham man utd/eng/finidi r betis/Nigeria lw robben bayern munchen/Holland/g Bale spurs/Wales f cr7 r Madrid/Portugal/Lionel Messi barca/Argentina/r dalima inter Milan/brasil/Samuel etoo fils barca/Cameroon.

Cool. Paolo Maldini!! Almost all have got that name on their selection.

Such a servant of Italy and Milan.

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