John in Louisiana wrote:Don't know that he was the best player of all time, but my favorite player ever (apart from Bremner, of course) was Sócrates Brasileiro Sampaio de Souza Vieira de Oliveira. A positively brilliant attacking midfielder; his passing and vision on the field were unrivaled. He could read and dominate a game from the midfield as well as Zidane at his best.
Don't penalize Pele because the players around him were great. Pele was amazing. He revolutionized the game.
Socrates and the '82 Brazilian side of Zico , Eder and Falcao . What a team they were
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