Top #10 European Footballers. Guess them?
10. Ferenc Puskás
Puskas Scoring 500+ goals for two clubs, including Real Madrid, he certainly can find the net. He is also no slouch on the international stage notching 84 goals in 85 games for Hungary. He is our #10 in our top European Footballers List.
9) Thierry Henry
Traversing clubs across Europe, and the United States, he brought home 280+ goals. He didn’t stop there as he found net for his beloved France 50+ times as well. He is our #9 in our top European Footballers List.
8) Michel Platini
A fellow Frenchman in the 8 slot. Platini played for 3 clubs in Europe slotting home 220+ goals. He too brought home plenty of scoring for France, notching 40+ goals for his country. These days he takes his skills to the board room of UEFA as president. He is our #8 in our top European Footballers List.
7) Sir Bobby Charlton
Representing 3 clubs across England Sir Bobby found net 205+ times in his club career, that included Manchester United. He continued his scoring ways for his country, slamming home 45+ goals for England in his time. He is regarded as one of the best midfielders ever. And he has a world cup winners medal to prove it. He is our #7 in our top European Footballers List.
6) George Best
George is ‘Best’ known for his time at Manchester United. He did however manage to score 235+ goals for numerous clubs across several continents and countries. He also netted 9 times for his home country of Northern Ireland. He is our #6 in our top European Footballers List.
5) Gerd Müller
From Germany to the United States, it seemed no defense could stop this scoring machine. He netted 485+ goals for several clubs over a 20+ year span. Mostly known for his time at Bayern Munich. He also scored 65+ time for his country – West Germany. He is our #5 in our top European Footballers List.
4) Cristiano Ronaldo
His goal count will not stop rising. This post will be out of date within a few days of his next goal! He has netted 300+ alone for Real Madrid, doing so in only 288 games. And he can also score for his country, Portugal as well. Slotting home some 50+ goals for his homeland. He is our #4 in our top European Footballers List.
3) Zinedine Zidane
Considered to be one of the best midfielders to walk the earth, this Frenchmen can pass on a dime, from a dime. He also found net 95+ times in his club career. The brilliance continued for France, as he helped them win a World Cup and scored 30+ times in his international career. He is our #3 in our top European Footballers List.
2) Franz Beckenbauer
Regarded as one of the best German footballers of all time Beckenbaur was dominant on the pitch. Playing multiple positions across the midfield and defense he still managed to net 80+ goals across several clubs in Germany and the United States. [i]Scoring 10+ times for West Germany, he is also one of two people on the planet to win the World Cup as a player and a manager.[/i] He is our #2 in our top European Footballers List.
1) Johan Cruyff
FIFA player of the year 3 times is nice. So is scoring 290+ club goals across a 20 year career in Europe and the United States. Cruyff also netted 30+ times for his beloved Orange of the Netherlands. He is our #1 in our top European Footballers List.
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