are numerous football players who have made their countries proud of their
dedication and performance. However, there are some who have managed to
outshine the others through their hard work, determination, consistency, and
incredible talent. Here are some of the living legends of football.
David Beckham is a star in his own right. He has been an amazing soccer player and the entire football fraternity is proud of him. David’s empire has been estimated to be worth £175 million, and this is not the result of playing football exclusively. David Beckham is an international icon and has been idolized for over 15 years now.
has made use of his great looks and fame for breaching the market and selling
himself as a brand or business. He has clothing lines and perfume lines and
even runs charities. He is about to purchase an MLS franchise. David Beckham
has certainly made history in the International Football circuit.
Messi is a hot favorite footballer from Argentina. He has made history by
playing for Argentina’s national team and also for Barcelona. He has won
countless individual awards and established unparalleled records for the number
of goals scored. He has received worldwide fame and recognition as the best
soccer player currently. He has been appreciated and acclaimed for his great
contribution to football for his country and for world football in
The five-time Ballon d’Or champion had previously retired from the Argentinean national team but was called back within two months. Messi’s supporters have not been quite consistent but despite everything Messi had accomplished in Barcelona, he has always been under the shadow of Diego Maradona in Argentina, his home country. He has always been pressurized by expectations and often gets blamed unfairly.
Maradona is regarded as a rare breed of a football player, whom you could both
hate and love depending on the situation. In just about five minutes against
team England, when he was playing for his country Argentina in 1978, he
demonstrated unrivaled and immense talent and even the dark side which
transformed him into a controversial celebrity in recent years.
best is regarded as a genius on the football ground and has been one of the
finest and hugely-talented players. His silky skills resulted in Manchester
United winning a host of trophy hauls. He still remains the most talented and
finest technician for representing Northern Ireland internationally. He had
become a major football celebrity in his own right but soon he developed
certain critical alcohol-induced health issues. He is a role model for many
upcoming football players even today.
is known to be a phenomenal forward like no other. He led Brazil to three
prestigious World Cup victories and scored over 1,000 goals during his eventful
career. He was an important member of the 1970 Brazilian side which is still
regarded as one of the greatest teams in football history. He had scored the
opening goal against Italy in the final. He has been the ambassador of world
salute to all these great sporting personalities!