In the entire history of football, the ratings of the best players have been compiled more than once. One of the widest lists of the best players was compiled by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics in 2000. FIFA has its own rating of the best players among those who played at the world championships. All these lists are subjective in one way or another, but they all agree that the best player is Pele. And if you are the same football as us, make sure to visit to check the matches predictions. 

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo, a Portuguese midfielder, gained fame playing for Manchester United. There he was three times recognized as the champion of England and the winner of the Champions League. In the summer of 2009, a player moved to Real Madrid. Ronaldo is distinguished by a bright personality, perfect technique, speed, and a nice hit, equally strong from both legs. He is the leader of the team on the field and in the locker room and often is able to decide the outcome of the match. Cristiano Ronaldo is a winner of various personal awards and records, including the Golden Ball. As part of the Portuguese national team, Cristiano became the champion of Europe and his personal contribution to this championship is hard to overestimate.

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is a striker of Barcelona and Argentina. He is an Eight-time champion of Spain and a four-time winner of the Champions League. He is the owner of a huge number of personal awards, including the 5-time winner of the famous Golden Ball. Messi is called the genius of football. This is a player without weaknesses. He is notable for his creative style of play, perfect ball control, an excellent vision of the field, non-standard actions, and he can play in any position.

Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane is the footballer of the French national team, who gained the greatest fame playing for the Juventus and Real Madrid clubs. As part of these clubs, Zidane was twice recognized as the champion of Italy. Also, he became the winner of the Champions League. Zidane is the champion of the world and Europe, as well as a two-time winner of the Golden Ball prize. He was distinguished by an excellent technique, an unsurpassed reading of the game and an excellent pass ability. He is also the author of a technical element of the game, which is currently widely used by all football players in the world.


Pele is a striker of Santos, New York Cosmos, and Brazil national team. He is the 3-time world football champion. Pele possessed excellent technique, outstanding speed, an excellent vision of the field, grandmaster pass, etc. According to many football experts, Pele is the player who had practically no shortcomings. His way of playing became a kind of innovation, and his goal in the match against Fluminense was one of the best in the history of this sport.


Published by Matthew Piggot