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7 Best footballers To Wear The Number '9' Shirt In Football History (Photos)

1. Ronald Luiz

Ronaldo Luís is first on this list, he is a retired Brazilian footballer, he played as a Striker, and is one of the best footballers to wear the Number 9 shirt in history.

Ronaldo made appearances in prominent clubs like; Barcelona, AC Milan, and Real Madrid. He also played for the Brazilian national team. He scored over 240 club goals, and 62 others for this country.

Known to be one of the greatest Brazilian players of all time, he won 2 Ballon d'Or awards, 5 International club trophies, and above 13 league titles.

2. Gabriel Batistuta

Gabriel Batistuta is next on this list, he is a former Argentine footballer, he played as a striker with the Number 9 shirt, and was one of the best.

He made appearances for prominent clubs like; Roma, Florentina, and Inter Milan. He was also a part of the Argentine National team from 1991 to 2002.

Gabriel was known for his dynamic pace and excellent finish, he scored over 248 club goals, and 54 international goals for his country.

He also won 3 international Trophies and many other league titles.

3. Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski is a polish player, he currently performs for the German side; Bayern Munich, and also the Polish national team.

Lewandowski is presently one of the best active players, wearing the Number 9 shirt. He has more than 200 goals for his present club and over 70 international goals.

He is a 7 time Bundesliga winner and a current Ballon d'Or nominee. Though he has not won any international trophies, he is still one of the best strikers right now.

4. Marco Van Basten

Marco Van Basten is next on this list, he is a former Dutch footballer and a club manager.

Throughout his entire career, he played for just 2 clubs Ajax and AC Milan. In 280 appearances, he scored over 200 goals, and 24 others for the Netherlands national team.

He won one international trophy, over 17 league titles. Marco is no doubt one of the best players to wear the Number 9 shirt in history.

5. Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema is next on this list, he is a French striker, he currently plays for the La Liga club; Real Madrid, and also the French national team.

Benzema is considered as one of the best players in the world right now, he has scored over 200 goals for his present club, and 33 for the French senior team.

He has 2 major International trophies and over 18 league titles.

6. Fernando Torre

Fernando Torre is next on this list, he is a retired Spanish player and a current club manager.

Torre is no doubt one of the best Spanish players of all time, and also one of the best to wear the Number 9 shirt.

In his 18 years career, he scored above 200 club goals and 38 for the Spanish national team.

He also made appearances for prominent clubs like; Chelsea, Liverpool, Milan, and Atlético Madrid.

Torre won 3 major International trophies, 2 others for the Junior Spanish team, and over 5 league titles.

7. Gerd Müller

Gerd Müller is last on this list, he is a former German footballer and was one of the best players to wear the Number 9 shirt.

Regarded as one of the highest goal scorers in football history, Müller scored over 480 club goals in 556 appearances and 68 others for the German national team.

He won 2 major international Trophies, 1 Ballon d'Or award, and more than 12 league titles.

Source: SportMob, Sport Records, Wikipedia

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