28 Aug Sports Soccer Argentina
Sports Soccer Argentina
10. Ubaldo Fillol
Date of Birth: July 21, 1950
9. Javier Zanetti
Date of Birth: August 10, 1973
8. Carlos Tevez
Date of Birth: February 5, 1984
Carlos Tevez won the Argentine Player of the Year Award in 2003 and 2004. In fact, Mr. Energy is a Maradona clone with wonders on the field especially when he’s not thinking about his wife in Argentina. Actually, Carlos Tevez is one of the best Argentine players ever.
Date of Birth: June 24, 1978
Juan Roman Riquelme was four-time Argentine Footballer of the year [2000, 2001, 2008 & 2011]. As a matter of fact, Juan Roman Riquelme is one of the most creative Argentine players ever.
6. Gabriel Batistuta
Date of Birth: February 1, 1969
Gabriel Batistuta aka Batigol is Argentina’s all-time top scorer with 56 goals in 78 caps. Consequently, Batigol was named the 1998 Argentine Footballer of the Year and the 3rd FIFA Player of the Year in 1999. Also, Gabriel Batistuta is probably the most complete striker of his generation.
5. Mario Kempes
Date of Birth: July 15, 1954
Mario Kempes was the highest goalscorer at the 1978 World Cup with six goals and also the Argentine Player of the year in 1978. Actually, Mr. Strongman is one of the best Argentine strikers ever.
4. Daniel Passarella
Date of Birth: May 25, 1953
Daniel Passarella won the Argentine Footballer of the year award in 1976 and was the captain of their 1978 World Cup team. He is the only Argentine to play in their two World Cup triumphs in 1978 and 1986. Thus, Daniel Passarella is one of the best Center Back/Defensive Midfielders ever.
3. Alfredo Di Stefano
Date of Birth: July 4, 1926
Date of Birth: June 24, 1987
Lionel Messi is Barcelona’s all-time top scorer and has been named Argentine Player of the Year five times [2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, & 2010]. Considering his age and achievements, it is obvious he’s going to break all records possible in the game. Even though many believe he’s the greatest player ever already, Pele and Maradona are still rated than him on this blog at the moment.
1. Diego Maradona
Date of Birth: October 30, 1960
Diego Maradona single-handedly delivered the 1986 World Cup to Argentina, a feat he repeated with Napoli in the Serie A in 1987 with a double win. Consequently, he was named Argentine Footballer of the Year four times [1979, 1980, 1981 and 1986]. In addition, Diego Maradona is currently the best player in the history of the game [before Messi retires].