top 10 greatest football players of all time [includes video]

10 November 2011 09:04
As the famous saying goes 'Form is temporary, class is permanent' and this top ten list honours the greatest football players of all time.

The only criteria to our selections is you must be retired from playing (Messi for example does not feature) and have left a lasting legacy to the evolution of the modern game.

Admittedly comparing players of different generations is imperfect by its nature as the game has evolved in its very science, technology and rules from one generation to the next and thus comparisons are relative.

With each player is a video compilation and yes we have been tempted to shift a few players positions after review but will leave that to you!

What you can expect are reminders of the genius of past masters, amazing goals and sublime skill.

Lets begin.

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Source: DSG