Full name Edson Aranch do Nasimentu (Pele) Born on 23 October 1940 in Grace Coraques, Brazil, Pele is considered the best footballer of all time. Pele, who is 5 feet 8 inches tall. On July 7,1957, Edson Aranch do Nasimentu (Pele) played his first match against Argentina. Despite losing the first match by 1-2 goals, Pele became the youngest goal scorer that day. Brazilian forward attacking midfielder Hiseba played 92 matches for the national team and scored 77 goals. Which is the highest scoring record for Brazil. Pele played a total of 1363 matches in his career and scored 1281 goals.
Pele's number of goals in the World Cup
A total of 14 matches were played in 4 World Cup events. Scored a total of 12 goals in these 14 matches. Pele is the only player in the history of football to have tasted 3 World Cup wins alone.
Maradona's full name is Diego Armando Maradona. Argentina's greatest footballer of all time was born on October 30, 1960 in Lanus, Buenos Aires, Argentina. This footballer with a height of 5 feet 5 inches is called the little wizard of football. Made his international debut on 27 February 1977 in an age group match against Hungary. From 1977 to 1994, he scored 34 goals in 91 matches in the Argentine jersey, which is the fifth highest for Argentina. Moreover, Diego Maradona played a total of 491 matches for the club in various seasons and scored 259 goals.
Maradona's number of goals in the World Cup
Diego Maradona played his first World Cup for Argentina in 1982. In the first World Cup, Maradona played 5 matches and scored 2 goals. Maradona scored 5 goals in 7 matches in Mexico World Cup in 1986. This Argentine superstar played the biggest role in Argentina winning the World Cup in 1986. Diego Maradona won only one World Cup for Argentina, but his artistic football skills impressed millions of football lovers around the world.
Messi has scored 791 goals in 1002 matches so far in his football career (club and national team). Messi started his football journey with European club Barcelona. While in Barcelona (2005-2020), Messi played 778 matches and scored 672 goals. Messi has won the Ballon d'Or 7 times in his football career (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019, 2021). Lionel Messi has been placed in the list of the best footballers of all time because of all these football skills.
Messi's number of goals in the World Cup
Lionel Messi played in the first World Cup in 2006. He scored 1 goal in the first World Cup match. Seber managed to finish 6th in the Argentina World Cup. After that, in the 2010 World Cup, Lionel Messi played 5 matches and could not score a single goal. Even after that the team managed to come in 5th position.That's why the team is able to take the highest place. That is, the team is the runner-up.
In 2018, Russia played 4 matches and scored 1 team and was 16th. Qatar World Cup 2022 played 7 matches and scored 7 goals. Makes the team proud to be the champion of the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Because of which Lionel Messi is called the best footballer of all time.
He played a total of 200 matches and scored 84 goals in a long 6-year career in the Manchester United jersey. Cristiano Ronaldo achieved the highest success in his football career while at Real Madrid. He played in Real Madrid until 2018 and scored 311 goals in 292 matches. He scored 81 goals in 98 matches for Juventus. Currently, Cristiano Ronaldo has re-signed to Manchester United.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored 118 goals in 193 matches for the national team of Portugal. Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Ballon d'Or 5 times (2008, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017). Cristiano Ronaldo is the highest Ballon d'Or winner after Lionel Messi. All these football prowess are the reasons why Cristiano Ronaldo is considered in the short list of the best footballers of all time.
Ronaldo's number of goals in the World Cup
Cristiano Ronaldo played his first World Cup for Portugal in 2006. He played a total of 6 matches in the first World Cup and scored 1 goal. Portugal qualified for the semi-final final in that World Cup (highest achievement).
Zinedine Zidane's full name is Zinedine Yazid Zidane. The greatest midfielder of all time was born on 23 June 1972 in Marseille, France. Born in a Muslim family in France, this midfielder has been controversial at various times, but the football world considers him one of the best footballers of all time for his outstanding skills in football. Zidane started his football career in 1982 when he was only 10 years old by signing a contract with the French football club Forestara.
Zinedine Zidane scored 95 goals in 506 matches as a midfielder in his club career. He also scored 31 goals in 108 matches for the French national team. Zinedine Zidane won the Ballon d'Or in 1998. Zinedine Zidane is one of the best footballers of all time due to his achievements as a fielder.