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Messi leads the legends ranking of 'FourFourTwo': "The best of the last 25 years"

Published:24/04/2020 - 09:53h

Updated:24/04/2020 - 12:46h

The magazine 'FourFourTwo' has drawn up a historical ranking of legends, and has looked at several Barça players. The table is led by a Leo Messi who is considered "the best in the last 25 years"

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The crisis of the coronavirus has given opportunity to elaborate numerous historical classifications, and Leo Messi leads many of them. Near to fulfil 33 years, the one of Rosario admits that it is more near of the end that of the principle of his career, but does not renounce to be followed struggling by the titles and this will give to the fans several seasons more than good football. For the moment, all what has done is being recognised.

The magazine 'FourFourTwo' has elaborated a ranking of legends, and the Argentinian is the one who situates in the highest. The prestigious English publication has taken into account to the footballers to which his experts could observe from his first number, that saw the light in 1994, and in addition to centring in which today it carries the bracelet of captain, also has devoted praises to several stars that went through the changing room of the FC Barcelona.

In the 'Top10' there is a total of six players of the Barcelona family, and are ten in the 'Top25' global. In the fourth position mentions to Ronaldo Nazario doing reference to his stage in the Camp Nou, and after him appear, in this same order, Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry, Xavi Hernández and Andrés Iniesta. Besides, also it applauds in no uncertain terms to figures like Rivaldo, Luis Figo, Sergio Busquets and Romario.

The Real Madrid explains equally with several cracks in the list, and closes the podium with Cristiano Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane. In the last weeks, to the Portuguese had rained him 'darts' by his usual comparisons with Messi, to the one who a lot of consider above the luso, but this time, the analysis has centred only in the positive part. It will be necessary to see if this is sufficient to satisfy to the of Madeira.

The 'Top25' of legends of 'FourFourtwo'

1. Leo Messi

"What more is necessary to say? The best player of the 25 years of 'FourFourTwo' also has so good reputation like any another in the crown of all time, since it has combined the shine with the consistency in a degree that rare time have seen before. Messi has marked 603 goals in 687 parties for the Barcelona, ​​but these statistics always perceive a bit reductoras when it treats of resumir his influence. No only it is a scorer of goals, no only a creator of opportunities and no only a pasador and regateador of world-wide class, Messi is all the previous and more. Simply, the best".

2. Cristiano Ronaldo

"The observers thought that the career of Cristiano Ronaldo is about to to finish. Instead, the international of Portugal follows confusing the expectations, and keeps on being one of the best of the world to the age advanced of 34 years".

3. Zinedine Zidane

"An elegant offensive midfield player that could create and convert".

4. Ronaldo Nazario.

"I peeled it is probably the only man that with reason can affirm have had a so big impact in the game to a so young age. Ronaldo did in Barcelona 47 goals in 49 parties. Never it was the same after suffering a series of injuries".

5. Ronaldinho

"It blamed to the chucho. 'When it was boy, perfected my dribbling with my dog', said in 2012. This dog callejero helped to create possibly the most technical player in the history of the football in Brazil. Brazil! It is the cliché Brazilian: play with a big smile".

6. Thierry Henry

"The best player of the Arsenal of all time and the best player in the history of the Premier League. Skillful and charismatic".

7. Xavi Hernández

"Few players define an era like Xavi, the heart palpitante of the teams of Barcelona and Spain that dominated the world-wide football. A metronome that rare time gave the ball, Xavi was the man that marked the rhythm of the hypnotic game".

8. Andrés Iniesta

"Manager of the radical change bigger of the sport from the start of 'FourFourTwo': A doctrine to receive-happen-offer-happen that it conquered everything. A pioneer in the possession, totally: perfect long Balls, short passes guided by laser, dirbbling aggressive and always tácticamente intelligent".

9. Paolo Maldini

"World-wide class. Phenomenal so much in the left side as in the centre and a bet Italian".

10. Roberto Baggio

"One of the midfield players of attack more blessed technically of the history: A grandmaster".

11. Rivaldo

"The balance of a dancer with the instinct of a murderous. The best except stops Go Gaal".

12. Fabio Cannavaro

"An able defence to win the Balloon of Gold to the monsters".

13. Ryan Giggs

"His record of parties with the United surely never will break ".

14. Kaká

"A playmaker of Rolls Royce".

15. Wayne Rooney

"It was to the height of the promise? This matters? Definitively no".

16. Luis Figo

"It did a transfer sensacional".

17. Gabriel Batistuta

"It kicked like a ray to the impossible angle".

18. Eric Cantona

"Any player has had more transformative effect that he in the Premier".

19. Luka Modric

"During a time, there was not anybody better to dictate the game".

20. Sergio Busquets

"Gravely subestimado, now is rare to find to somebody that do not appreciate his talent".

21. Raúl González

"The first player in marking 50 goals in the Champions".

22. Paul Scholes

"Fantastic in all the roles".

23. Romario

"Simply, one of the forwards with more talent for this".

24. Sergio Bouquets

"A man for the big occasion. It marked numerous vital goals for Madrid".

25. Gianluigi Buffon

"Possibly the best goalkeeper of all time, is definitively the best FourFourTwo that has seen in the last chamber of century".

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