The best Argentine players in history
Who are the best Argentine players in history? A list of these characteristics is obviously difficult to make. To extensive revised documentation, We have used the opinions of readers who wanted to collaborate with us through Facebook, Twitter and consulted other way. This is the result:
The best Argentine players in history
Diego Armando Maradona
For many, Maradona is the best player in the history of Argentina through the oak of a beast as it is Leo Messi. The fuzz marked an era with the Argentina shirt. The World Cup in Mexico 1986 He made history as the World. He carried her to Argentina to the world title with a football from another planet.
The goal against England, in which he dribbled half the opposing team, It is the best goal that has marked the history of the world. Fantasy, talent, goal and quality in abundance were his hallmarks. Lastima the end of his career punctuated by his addictions and his difficult character, the same one that exhibited as a coach. He passed away in November 2020 to the 60 years.
Leo Messi He has won everything at club level but only one title with Argentina. Messi, does not have a World Cup (if the Brazilian runner-up 2014). And this for many Argentines places him in the number two position, although very close to sharing position with number one. He has won the Ballon d'Or several times. The scorers records will remain small and until recently was the most difficult player to stop the world. But nevertheless, the lack of a World Cup leaves him second on this list for many. Messi won the first title with Argentina in the Copa América in 2021.
Alfredo Di Stéfano
Another of the best players in the history of football was born in Argentina. Don Alfredo Di Stéfano is the third most repeated name. Don Alfredo's must is that he practically did not participate with Argentina because he spent a large part of his life in Spain where he was nationalized and where he was international more times with the Spanish team.
Born in Buenos Aires, It was an icon at Real Madrid, While it is said that his arrival changed the history of the white club. He was the leader of Real Madrid that swept through Europe and the world.
As we have said before, Di Stéfano spent most of his life in Spain. He only played six games with Argentina, then he nationalized Spanish and played 31 matches with red jacket, where he marked 23 goals. Its largest mole was never play any World Cup neither with Argentina nor with Spain. Nevertheless, It is one of the best Argentine players ever and one of the best in the history of the sport. He is the only one who has a Golden Superbalón.
The matador blunted between the late 70's and early 80's. he had quality, speed and courage. I was always more attentive than the rest to win that second necessary to anticipate the defense apart from having a physical and athletic extraordinary conditions.
It reached its peak in the World 1978 held precisely in Argentina. That tournament was won by Argentine and thanks in part to the six goals scored by Kempes, which was also the tournament Golden Boot.
In Valencia they remember him as a myth because there is where he left his best moments as a footballer. This is one of the best strikers in the sport that has given throughout its history and one of the best in Argentina. Is one of the best Argentine players in the Spanish League.
The “duck” Fillol is arguably the best goalkeeper in the history of Argentine soccer. He was the keeper of the champion team in the world in 1978 and he noted for being an excellent parador penalty. Spectacular and decisive, had an extensive career that lasted until the 40 years.
He played three World Cups in a row from 1974 a 1982. In his own words, He was deprived of play 1986 for not having good relationship with coach Carlos Bilardo. It would have been his fourth consecutive World Cup and second in his palm after winning in 1978.
Gabriel Omar Batistuta
At the end of the 90's and the beginning of the 21st century, the Argentine goal had a name and that was none other than that of Gabriel Omar Batistuta. The shirt of the selection albiceleste marked 56 goals in 78 matches.
further, He is the player who scored the most goals with Argentina shirt in World, with 10 many, which he partitioned between three World (USA94, France 98 and Korea and Japan 2002). Copa America in marked 13 goals in 16 parties also divided into three shares. It is the top scorer in the history of Argentina selection so far.
Enrique Omar Sivori
Was one of the best players of the 20th century according to the IFFHS. His career was very similar to that of Alfredo Di Stefano, which it was contemporary but Sivori if he managed to play a World, that of 1962, though he did with the sheepskin from Italy, country where he made most of his career. With the Argentina national team played 19 matches and scored 9 goals. If both had not changed country, Argentina's national team might have won a World Cup before.
He started his career at River to emigrate to Italy and joining the ranks of Juventus, where he won many titles and finished his career in Naples. I won the golden ball.
It is the second scorer in the history of Argentine football with 293 goals. He was a member of the front of the famous River Plate team known as the machine and is the top scorer of the classic River-Boca 16 goals.
It was the longest-serving player in the history of Argentine soccer 28 years playing in First Division and took part in more than one official and friendly matches between. He played in the World 1958 with Argentina, with which he played 37 parties at the time.
Fernando Redondo he is one of the most elegant players that football has produced in the last decades. Argentine midfielder noted for distilling technique in each of their movements. At Old Trafford still remember that game of the year 2000, in which the T-Shirt Redondo Real Madrid was going to leave one of the plays for football history.
That Dodge heeled, was one of the best plays of that Champions League win after Real Madrid and the same Redondo was to be named player of the tournament. with Argentina, was only 29 International times because he refused to be summoned in various stages for various reasons which did not prevent him from being one of thethe best Argentine players in history.
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