There has been so many previous football legends, Diego Maradona of Argentine and king Pele of Brazil has been described as the all time greats. Even Nigeria international, Jay Jay Okocha was sensational during his playing days.
But now, football is dominated all around the world by two individuals who has reached unbelievable feats. Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi has a total of 12 Ballon d'Or awards between them. With Lionel Messi still aiming to steal another prestigious Ballon d'Or crown this year ahead of the likes of Erling Haaland, Robert Lewandowski, Kylian Mbappe and Victor Osimhen.
Leo Messi has conquered football with his quick dribble and unique set piece skill. Messi's number one rival, Cristiano Ronaldo, has also surprised the world with his insane goal scoring stats for both club and country. Ronaldo plays with both foot unlike Lionel Messi, who is blessed with just one foot.
Erling Haaland and Kylian Mbappe are tipped share the Ballon d'Or award between themselves when Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi retires but things could take a different turn before the current season comes to a close.
Now, with all that in mind, let's quickly move to the main focus of this article, below are the 3 Countries with the best players in the world.
The South American country is blessed with millions of quality players that has taken football by storm. Kaka, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho are 3 Brazilians, that were exceptional during their playing days. Now the likes of Neymar, Vinicius Junior, Casemiro, Allison, Raphinha, Thiago Silva are all Brazilians.
The European side was captained by Cristiano Ronaldo during the 2016 EUR0 and Portugal ended up winning the trophy. They are however, yet to win the World Cup but are blessed with quality players. Cristiano Ronaldo, Joao Felix, Rafa Leao, Bernardo Silva, Ruben Dias are South Americans from Portugal.
Argentina has produced two all time greats in Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi. And they are the current Champions of the World Cup.
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