Five of the best wingers in the history

Five of the best wingers in the history

The extreme, this endangered species. Gone are in football today, Ferrous trapped by tactical systems and gurus who have discovered the game without bands, those players with something special that stuck to the sidelines and which was almost impossible to steal the ball. Colgados as we are romantics, We remind you five of the best wingers in the history (not the five best ever) football, those players capable of overflowing in many ways rival.

Mane Garrincha

The joy of living. They say that life as lived in the soccer field. Considered the best dribbler in history, the ball seemed to stick his foot with glue that made him face all challengers to be present ahead. Despite suffering several losses and a delay, It is considered one of the best players of all time. If you want to know more about Garrincha you can continue reading here.

Stop Garrincha was no easy task as seen in the photo.
Stop Garrincha was no easy task as seen in the photo.

Ryan Giggs

Named interim coach of Manchester United at the end of April 2014, He is the most capped player in the history of the Red Devils. It has gone from the band to the bench with the same speed with which it has developed lime stuck in 24 seasons. He made his debut with Manchester United in 1990 and he has since won 13 English leagues, 4 FA Cup y 2 Champions. Apart holds the record of having scored for 23 consecutive seasons in the Premier. Almost nothing.

George Best

Genial, eccentric, different…These would be some of the attributes that could define George Best, one of the best players that has given football. With a very similar life to that of Garrincha, Britain was pure spectacle on the pitch. Another player who marked an era in the band Old Trafford as Ryan Giggs. To read more about George Best you can follow here.

George Best, different inside and outside the field.
George Best, different inside and outside the field.

Luis Figo

Luis Figo gave a real lesson in overflow and dribble from half the 90 half of the first decade of the century. He played for Sporting Lisbon, Barcelona, Real Madrid e Inter. Precisely his pass from Barcelona to Madrid filled rivers of ink during the summer 2000 and it caused no little controversy as pig flying from the stands of Camp Nou. With its overflowing, skill and goalscoring ability was the delight of football fans in general. His only blur, action that cost him the injury to the player Zaragoza, Cesar Jimenez, and it costs the player then maño subsidiary, the withdrawal of professional football. If you want to read more you can follow Luis Figo here.

Paco Gento

The Cantabrian Galerna as it was nicknamed the great left-winger, He was one of the players concerning the Madrid Ye-Ye who dominated Europe back in the early 60. He passed 18 seasons at Real Madrid where he arrived from Racing Santander. Won 12 leagues and 6 European Cups fact that makes record holder being the player with more European Cups in his possession. Spanish international, He played two World Cups with the Spanish selection of the Franco regime of the time and participated in the first European Championship winning Spain in 1964. He is a legend in the white club and is considered by the Federation of Football History and Statistics one of the best players of the twentieth century.

Paco Gento, one of the best wingers in the history. Source:
Paco Gento, one of the best wingers in the history. Source:


Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol


One thought on “Five of the best wingers in the history

  1. Gento is definitely the best end of the story and one d elos best juagdores history, at the top 10, then after he would Garrincha, another large

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