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England Player Honours -
International Federation of Football History and Statistics
Players of the Century

 

 

International Federation of Football History and Statistics Players of the Century
[England Players Highlighted]
No. Player Pts. National Team[s] Apps/Gls
1 Pelé [Edson Arantes do Nascimento] 1705 Brazil  
2 Johan Cruyff 1303 Netherlands  
3 Franz Beckenbauer 1228 West Germany  
4 Alfredo Di Stéfano 1215 Argentina; Spain  
5 Diego Armando Maradona 1214 Argentina  
6 Ferenc Puskás 810 Hungary  
7 Michel Platini 722 France  
8 Garrincha [Manoel Francisco dos Santos] 624 Brazil  
9 Eusébio Ferreira da Silva 544 Portugal  
10. Bobby Charlton 508 England  
No. Player Pts. National Team[s] Apps/Gls
11 Stanley Matthews 368 England  
12 Marco van Basten 315 Netherlands  
13 Gerhard Müller 265 West Germany  
14 Zico [Artur Antunes Coimbra] 207 Brazil  
15 Lothar Matthäus 202 West Germany/Germany  
16 George Best 187 Northern Ireland  
17 Juan Alberto Schiaffino 158 Uruguay  
18 Ruud Gullit Dil 119 Netherlands  
19 Giovanni Rivera 116 Italy  
Didi  [Waldyr Pereira] Brazil  
No. Player Pts. National Team[s] Apps/Gls
21 Giuseppe Meazza 108 Italy  
22 Matthias Sindelar 106 Austria  
23 Fritz Walter 103 West Germany  
24 Bobby Moore 98 England  
25 José Manuel Moreno 96 Argentina  
26 Hugo Sánchez 85 Mexico  
27 George Weah 79 Liberia  
28 Roger Milla 78 Cameroon  
29 José Leandro Andrade 74 Uruguay  
30 Francisco Gento 73 Spain  
Player National Team[s] Apps/Gls
Just Fontaine France  
32 Ladislao Kubala 71 Spain  
33 Franco Baresi 70 Italy  
34 Josef Bican 63 Czechoslovakia  
35 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 59 West Germany  
36 Enrique Omar Sivori 56 Argentina  
37 Elías Ricardo Figueroa 55 Chile  
38 Kevin Keegan 53 England  
39 Sándor Kocsis 52 Hungary  
40 Héctor Scarone 51 Uruguay  
No. Player Pts. National Team[s] Apps/Gls
41 Josef Masopust 46 Czechoslovakia  
42 Giacinto Facchetti 44 Italy  
43 Alessandro Mazzola 41 Italy  
Raymond Kopa France  
45 Uwe Seeler 40 West Germany  
46 Gunnar Nordahl 36 Sweden  
47 Zizinho []Thomaz Soăres da Silva] 35 Brazil  
48 Teófilo Cubillas 34 Peru  
49 Arsenio Pastor Erico 30 Paraguay  
50 Denis Law 29 Scotland  
No. Player Pts. National Team[s] Apps/Gls
51 Silvio Piola 28 Italy  
52 Adolfo Pedernera 27 Argentina  
53 Obdulio Jacinto Varela 24 Uruguay  
54 Arthur Friedenreich 23 Brazil  
55 Michael Laudrup 22 Denmark  
56 Alberto Spencer 21 Ecuador  
József Bozsik Hungary  
58 Tostăo [Eduardo Gonçalves de Andrade] 19 Brazil  
59 Ernst Ocwirk 18 Austria  
60 Bum-Kun Cha 11 Korea Republic  
Player National Team[s] Apps/Gls
Paul van Himst Belgium  
62 Lakhdar Belloumi 10 Algeria  
Rabah Madjer Algeria  
64 Abdullah Majed 9 Saudi Arabia  
Luis Alberto Cubilla Uruguay  
Oleg Blokhin U.S.S.R.  

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