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Brazil 70 is the best ever team, Tostao, Rivellino, Jairzinho, Carlos Alberto, Gerson, Felix, Pele, Everaldo. I used to be able to recite the whole team but some have been forgotten
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faaip wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:50 pm Brazil 70 is the best ever team, Tostao, Rivellino, Jairzinho, Carlos Alberto, Gerson, Felix, Pele, Everaldo. I used to be able to recite the whole team but some have been forgotten
Absolutely no doubt whatsoever !

The 1982 team can't be far off being 2nd best as well :duno:
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My GOAT - Pele
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Muppet the Cat wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:51 pm My GOAT - Pele
My goat - Billy
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hector wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:12 pm My goat - Billy

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A bit gruff ..
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liggy wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:07 pm Is that the Wayne dredsky fella john ?
It was indeed.

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The surname suggests that he was GOAT -- Best
Watched him turn the great dutch team inside out in Amsterdam back in the 70's .
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For the number of goals he has scored at the highest level of club football - MESSI
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Muppet the Cat wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:49 pm Absolutely no doubt whatsoever !

The 1982 team can't be far off being 2nd best as well :duno:
What a team that was , Zico , Socrates , Eder , Falcao . Utterly brilliant to watch.
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billie1 wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:22 pm What a team that was , Zico , Socrates , Eder , Falcao . Utterly brilliant to watch.
Indeed. Socrates is my favorite non-Leeds player ever. So calm and controlled on the ball. Tremendous vision.
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Quite an interesting article yesterday by Jeff Powell where Ronaldo and Messi only just scraped into his top 10 players of all time ( not sure I necessarily agree with that however ! ) . Pele was his GOAT and John Charles at 6 .

My GOAT would be Cruyff and I had the absolute good fortune to see him play for Holland in a friendly against England at Wembley in 1977 . He was absolutely sensational that night in one of his finest ever performances . Watching genius before my eyes was and remains , a real privilege .
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Johan Cruyff the greatest for me, and the Holland team of 74 and 78 World Cup. Total football at his best.
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faaip wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:50 pm Brazil 70 is the best ever team, Tostao, Rivellino, Jairzinho, Carlos Alberto, Gerson, Felix, Pele, Everaldo. I used to be able to recite the whole team but some have been forgotten
But you can never forget Pele 🤗
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leedsalex wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:39 pm Johan Cruyff the greatest for me, and the Holland team of 74 and 78 World Cup. Total football at his best.
Is it possible Bielsaball and Leeds is the modern day total football ? It is a joy to watch , win or lose .
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Anyway , for me it's Pele .
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John in Louisiana wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:27 pm Indeed. Socrates is my favorite non-Leeds player ever. So calm and controlled on the ball. Tremendous vision.
Indeed John and wasn’t he a 40 a day man at the same time :duno:
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billie1 wrote: Fri Nov 27, 2020 2:22 pm What a team that was , Zico , Socrates , Eder , Falcao . Utterly brilliant to watch.
There were a great watch billie and involved in some great games at the 82 World `Cup. Some of the games from that tournament really stick in the mind as classics (unlike some, if not most, of the recent tournaments which have been pretty poor for excitement IMO).
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hector » Thu Nov 26, 2020 4:12 pm

Muppet the Cat wrote: ↑Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:51 pm
My GOAT - Pele
My goat - Billy
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Only you :lol:
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hector wrote: Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:12 pm My goat - Billy

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Is he smiling for the picture Hector ? :roll: :)
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