FUTRE
Jul02

FUTRE

Name: Paulo Jorge dos Santos FUTRE Born: February 28th 1966, Montijo, Portugal Height: 1,75 m 5ft 9in Position: Left Winger Top Skills: Powerful dribble and pace; amazing left foot ball technique and shooting accuracy; Best Achievements: 1987 – European Champions Cup (FC Porto) 1985 and 1986 – Portugal League Winner (FC Porto) 1991 and 1992 – Spain Cup Winner (Atl. Madrid) 1993 – Portugal Cup Winner (SL Benfica) Analysis Paulo Futre...

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MARADONA
Jul01

MARADONA

Name: Diego Armando MARADONA Franco Born: October 30th 1960, Lanús, Argentina Height: 1,65 m 5tf 5in Position: Central Attacking Midfielder  Top Skills: Left foot technique, he could pass, shoot and dribble with amazing perfection and accuracy; despite his low size, he had the strength to hold the ball and sustain contact and at the same time, keeping his head high and be able to produce the goods with his fantastic vision to see his...

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MALDINI
Jun02

MALDINI

Name: Paolo Cesare MALDINI Born: June 26th 1968, Milan, Italy Height: 1,86 m 6ft 1in Position: Defender (left/central) Top Skills: He was excellent in all the main skills a defender should be skillful: speed, positioning, focus, precise and sliding tackles, heading, passing, marking. And he could play well with both feet, despite naturally right footed. Best Achievements: 1989/1990/1994/2003/2007 – European Cup/Champions League Winner...

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MILLA
Jun02

MILLA

Name: Albert Roger Mooh Miller (MILLA) Born: May 20th 1952, Yaoundé, Cameroon Height: 1,73 m 5ft 8in Position: Striker Top Skills: He was not a genius player, despite a good pace and finishing technique, but his persistency, charisma and belief made of him a legend. His top skill was probably to create a chance to score out of nothing. Best Achievements: 1984 and 1988 – African Cup of Nations Winner (Cameroon) 1981 – French Cup...

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VAN BASTEN
Jun02

VAN BASTEN

Name: Marcel VAN BASTEN Born: October 31st 1964, Utrecht, Netherlands Height: 1,88 m 6ft 2in Position: Striker Top Skills: Quickness to react and intelligence to read and to decide the best options; powerful and accuracy shooting and heading; brilliant technique according to his size Best Achievements: 1988 – 1st place – European Championship (Netherlands) 1989 and 1990 – European Champions Cup (AC Milan) 1987 – Uefa Cup Winners Cup...

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ROMÁRIO
Jun02

ROMÁRIO

Name: ROMÁRIO de Souza Faria Born: January 29th 1966, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Height: 1,69 m 5tf 6 1/2in Position: Striker Top Skills: Sublime technique on his right foot, which gave him the power to control the ball and shoot with extreme efficiency; pace and off the ball moves to get free from marking. Best Achievements: 1994 – 1st place – World Cup 1989 and 1997 1st place – Copa América 1994 –  Spanish League Winner...

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MATTHAUS
Jun02

MATTHAUS

Name: Lothar Herbert Matthaus Born: March 21st 1961, Erlangen, West Germany Height: 1,74 m 5tf 8 1/2in Position: Central Midfielder Top Skills: It´s difficult to choose the top skills of Matthaus because what made him so special was that he had so many qualities in the defensive and attacking aspects of the game, he was so complete and versatile, that I can only highlight his middle distance shooting ability, the leadership and...

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GASCOIGNE
Jun02

GASCOIGNE

Name: Paul John GASCOIGNE Born: May 27th 1967, Gateshead, England Height: 1,75 m 5ft 9in Position: Central Midfielder Top Skills: Unpredictable moves, he could go all the way in a strong dribble run or move off the ball to finish with a header, so his biggest asset was probably the surprise effect due to his genuine and unique personality. Best Achievements: 1990 – World Cup 4th place (England) 1996 – European Championship 3rd place...

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DASAYEV
Jun02

DASAYEV

Name: Rinat Fayzrakhmanovich DASAYEV Born: June 13th 1957, Astrakhan, Russia Height: 1,88 m 6ft 2in Position: Goalkeeper Top Skills: He was top in all the skills that a goalkeeper should be good: reflexes, handling, commanding the defenders, agility, intercepting crosses. But I can add two skills that he was also excellent and are harder to find: positioning and launching the attack. Best Achievements: 1988 – European Championship...

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BAGGIO
Jun02

BAGGIO

Name: Roberto BAGGIO Born: February 18th 1967, Caldogno, Italy Height: 1,74 m 5tf 8 1/2in Position: Second Striker Top Skills: Magnificent right foot, with an extreme shot accuracy, that made him a big threat at free kicks; Dribble and pace, sublime technique and amazing ball control; Best Achievements: 1994 – 2nd place – World Cup 1990 – 3rd place – World Cup 1995 and 1996 –  Italian Serie A Winner (Juventus and AC Milan)...

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