No Dutchmen have been elected to the perfect group of all time by the French journal France Soccer. The Brazilian Ronaldo obtained extra votes from the 140 journalists than soccer legend Johan Cruijff within the election for the perfect heart ahead ever.
In midfield place for Maradona
Dennis Bergkamp and Marco van Basten additionally needed to acknowledge their superior in Ronaldo. The previous PSV participant, who shot Brazil to the world title in 2002, was additionally most well-liked over Portuguese legend Eusébio and German Gerd Müller.
A complete of twelve Dutch individuals had been nominated: Edwin van der Sar, Wim Suurbier, Ronald Koeman, Ruud Krol, Johan Neeskens, Frank Rijkaard, Clarence Seedorf, Ruud Gullit, Arjen Robben and thus Cruijff, Van Basten and Bergkamp.
Within the group, Ronaldo is flanked by Lionel Messi (proper winger) and Cristiano Ronaldo (left winger). The 2 soccer icons of FC Barcelona and Juventus are the one energetic footballers included within the group.
Diego Maradona, who died of cardiac arrest final month, bought a spot in midfield within the best group of all time. (Picture: ANP)
In midfield there’s room for Xavi, Lothar Matthäus, Pelé and Diego Maradona. The latter died final month on the age of 60 after a cardiac arrest at his dwelling in Tigre, a suburb of Buenos Aires. Argentina introduced three days of nationwide mourning to commemorate the dribbler.
The protection consists of Cafu, Franz Beckenbauer and Paolo Maldini. The goalkeeper is the legendary Lev Yashin, who created a stir within the fifties and sixties because the goalkeeper of the Soviet Union. The annual prize for greatest goalkeeper can be named after Yashin.
The election of the perfect group ever is a substitute for the Golden Ball election, that France Soccer usually organizes. The French journal is of the opinion that because of the corona disaster, no consultant image of the perfect soccer gamers of 2020 will be sketched and subsequently determined to not award a Golden Ball this yr.