Ambidextrous Best Soccer Players in History

Ambidextrous Best Soccer Players in History
Brehme penalty launched the World Cup final 90 with his bad leg, the right.

Hanging by the Football speech on this occasion a "rara avis" in the world of football, ambidextrous players. This endangered species able to hit the ball left or right with equal effectiveness. Some, the best even confuse viewers about what is his good leg for handling the ball is marked with both feet. Recall the ten most notorious cases of ambidextrous players:

1- Andreas Brehme: a myth of the German team that won the World Cup 1990 thanks to a penalty released him with his leg "bad", the right. Left side, its versatility with both legs was such that it was difficult to know which of them would release those long-distance missiles that made him so dangerous to opposing goalkeepers. Strong, seasoned, It is considered the best player in history ambidextrous.

2- Pedro Rodriguez: the canary was one of the innovations that Guardiola joined his team in the season 2008-09. Arrival and end with a lot of great sacrifice in defense, one of its main features in their ability to finish with both legs despite being theoretically right-handed.

3- Marc Overmars: Who does not remember that extreme legendary Dutch Ajax, Arsenal and Barcelona? Zurdo full overflow rápidismo, as soon as he could see haggle down the left wing or the right. Its only drawback, the lack of scoring.

Overmars is one of the best ambidextrous history.
Overmars is one of the best ambidextrous history.

4- Anderson Hernanes: Lazio this midfielder has played only two matches with Brazil, but nevertheless irreproachable quality, especially because it has a glove on both legs that allows you to score goals with either foot fault. The Prophet is one of those who at 27 years is not explained how it has not reached higher.

5- Diego Forlan: Uruguay is a "killer" in every sense of the word. Left, right, ball that is loose, ball ending. This has led him to be top scorer in the league, World and be a star of almost all computers that has been.

6- Wesley Sneijder : His specialty is free kicks with the right leg. But, However, short game, the first touch and orientation changes as soon as the left can do that with the right hand. Something lacking in fitness, if I did would have become one of the great football.

7- Carlos Salcido: their 33 years, its history is that not leave anyone indifferent. life factory worker earned, Carpenter and sought unsuccessfully cross the US border illegally. After, he devoted himself to football and embroidered, especially because the left side can act as mediocentro, central or interior thanks to an excellent right leg.

8- Luis García: the playmaker who had his moments of glory in Liverpool was a specialist in scoring important goals, partly because he had the gift of opportunity because of its excellent ability to kill off left or right with similar efficiency.

Maldini was over 20 years in the discipline of AC Milan.
Maldini was over 20 years in the discipline of AC Milan.

9- Paolo Maldini: service excellence football. 20 year career with many races left wing, right up to the central. Elegance personified knew the ball played out on both sides with similar success.

10- Paul Nevdev: Prague Lion won the Ballon d'Or 2003 ease thanks to handle the leather with both legs. Elegant, technical and quarrelsome when the occasion demanded their football is considered high voltage in a country traditionally given to give good players. He was a finalist for the Euro 1996 and key player in the successful Juventus in the new millennium.

other ambidextrous: Adriano, Cristiano Ronaldo, Farinós, Santi Cazorla…

Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982


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  1. Totally agree with this ranking. There are other rankings currently put quye players like Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo as ambidextrous, but actually an ambidextrous is not who hits it with both feet and ready, He is the player who has ball control with both, you can drag the ball with both over long distances, the fact that others do not know whether you're right or left is what characterizes most ambidextrous, because you hit and drive the same way both legs, Brehme remember as spectacular defense and Overmars was also remarkable handling.

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