Famous Soccer Players
The game soccer is one of the world’s most popular sports. It has produced some famous soccer players over the past few years. Here are some of the world’s famous and greatest soccer players ever.
“Edson Arantes do Nascimento” or also more popularly known as “Pelé” was the first soccer player ever to achieve three World Cup medals and several other soccer records. He is known as “The King of Football”. He is regarded as the most famous, if not, one of the most famous soccer players. He amazed the world with his unbelievable ball handling ability. Pelé is a household name among soccer players and soccer fans all over the world. Pelé is known for his pace and strong shot. He has these uncanny abilities for a short man. Pelé rose out of poverty through the sport soccer. He is an inspiration to all young soccer players all over the world.
Ronaldo Luiz Nazario de Lima, or more popularly known among soccer enthusiasts as “Ronaldo”, was named one of the famous soccer players of all time. He has great speed, ball dribbling ability and excellent goal scoring instinct. Ronaldo was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Like most famous soccer players, he learned to play soccer on the streets of his hometown neighborhood. Ronaldo is considered one of the best strikers in soccer. He can outplay almost every defender. He plays for Brazil and is considered one of the best soccer players of today.
David Robert Joseph Beckham is one of the most famous soccer players of today. He is one of the few who made 100 appearances or more in the UEFA (United European Football Association) Champions League. And he is the only English soccer player to ever score on three different World Cups. David Beckham is considered to be one of the best midfielders to ever play for the British team. David Beckham played for the Manchester United at the young age of sixteen.
Zinedine Yazid Zidane is currently one of the most famous soccer players in the world. Zidane is regarded as one of the best soccer players in this generation. He has great dribbling, passing abilities and balance and to top all that he has excellent shot capabilities. His playing styles are not showy. He has this simple and elegant soccer playing styles, which made him a famous and great soccer player. He can make some difficult moves look easy. He recently gave France a “1-0” victory over Portugal, to secure a slot in the World Cup 2006 Finals. France will meet Italy. However, he officially announced that he would retire after the 2006 FIFA World Cup.