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England Player Honours -
International All-Time Teams Selected by International Panels

EuroCard/MasterCard All-Time European Championship Team
Selected in 1992

Bobby Charlton was the sole England player named to the EuroCard/MasterCard All-Time European Championship Team selected by journalists and announced on 24 June 1992, the eve of the final match of the European Championship tournament in Sweden.  The full team in 4-4-2 formation: 

Marco van Basten
Netherlands
Johan Cruyff
Netherlands
Günter Netzer
Germany
Michel Platini
France
Bobby Charlton
England
Lothar Mathäus
Germany
Giacinto Facchetti
Italy
Franco Baresi
Italy
Franz Beckenbauer
Germany
Berti Vogts
Germany
Lev Yashin
U.S.S.R.

MasterCard European, South American and World Football Teams of the 20th Century
Selected in 1998

Eleven England internationals were among 61 players nominated for the MasterCard European Football Team of the Twentieth Century.  The 11 were Gordon Banks, Bobby Charlton, Duncan Edwards, Tom Finney, Jimmy Greaves, Eddie Hapgood, Tommy Lawton, Stanley Matthews, Bobby Moore, Frank Swift and Billy Wright.  

The Twentieth Century European team was chosen by some 130 journalists from across the continent and announced on 7 May 1978.  It included two England players, Bobby Moore and Bobby Charlton.

The full European team in 4-3-3 formation: 

Marco van Basten
Netherlands
Ferenc Puskas
Hungary
Eusebio
Portugal
Bobby Charlton
England
Michel Platini
France
Johan Cruyff
Netherlands
Franco Baresi
Italy
Paolo Maldini
Italy
Bobby Moore
England
Franz Beckenbauer
West Germany
Lev Yashin
U.S.S.R.

The Twentieth Century South American team, announced the same day and also chosen by journalists in 4-3-3 formation, consisted of:  

Diego Maradona
Argentina
Pele
Brazil
Garrincha
Brazil
Rivelino
Brazil
Alfredo Di Stefano
Argentina
Didi
Brazil
Nilton Santos
Brazil
Daniel Passarella
Argentina
Elias Figueroa
Chile
Carlos Alberto
Brazil
Ubaldo Fillol
Argentina

Players chosen for the five Twentieth Century regional teams (Europe, South America, North America/Central America/Caribbean Islands, Africa and Asia/Oceania) became the nominees for the MasterCard World Football Team of the Twentieth Century.  That team was chosen by 250 journalists from around the world and an international panel of experts and announced on 9 June 1998, the eve of the World Cup final tournament in France.  It included one England player, Bobby Moore, and consisted entirely of players from the European and South American teams.

The full world team in 4-3-3 formation:  

Diego Maradona
Argentina
Pele
Brazil
Garrincha
Brazil
Johan Cruyff
Holland
Alfredo Di Stefano
Argentina
Michel Platini
France
Nilton Santos
Brazil
Bobby Moore
England
Franz Beckenbauer
West Germany
Carlos Alberto
Brazil
Lev Yashin
U.S.S.R.

 

[More all-time teams to come]

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