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Dalglish was outstanding . Gerrard a force of nature.
Messi will be the greatest ever if he ever gets Argentina to a World cup final like maradona
My own preference is Cruyff . If for no other reason than I was privileged to see him play once at Wembley . It was breathtaking and I've never seen anything like it before or since . I managed to find an article about that game which I hope will be of interest.
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/footba ... mbley.html
mav wrote:As a Norn Iron type, I never understand why Best is included in this lists, he was very very good, but if he had been joe average off the pitch he would not still be mentioned on it.
I saw him play a few times, he was a great and if he were English we'd have won the 70 WC too. Incredible vision and balance, a natural I'm happy to rank alongside Pele and Cryuff. Eddie Gray and George Best were equally skillful but Best could do it much quicker. These guys also never had the benefitt of boot and football technology plus they had to deal with the likes of Hunter, Bremner, Smith and a whole division full of hard men who would last about 5 minutes in todays game before getting sent off
Messi v Hunter or Bremner
Chopper Harris..I'd forgotten Harris. He'd have marked most of todays over paid prima donnas out of the game too playing buy 1970's rules
Lonergan, Ayling, Beradi, Janssen, Pennington, Klich, Vierra, Gianni, Saiz, Hernandez, Roofe
O'Kane - Anita - Lassoga - Cooper - Weidwald - Dallas - Phillips