Football fans from across the world have come together to vote for football players they consider to be the greatest Free-Kick taker of all time. From the selections made, only one African player made the list of the top 30 best Free-Kick takers.
The list was compiled after a vote was put up by a popular site specialised in ranking. What they do is pick a topic and ask people to vote and pick a choice. They are known as the top ten dot com.
The list which featured players form different countries and clubs, featured only one African player. African and Nigeria legendary footballer, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, is the only player who appeared in the list of the top 30 Greatest Free-Kick takers. He thanked no 26 on the list just ahead of Manchester United legend, Wayne Rooney.
Below is the full list of the top 30 greatest Free-Kick takers of all time all listed in a descending order.
Last on the list, we have Leighton Baines at no 30.
29. Gareth Bale, Real Madrid star follows closely
28. Miralem Pjanic, is next on the list
27. Wayne Rooney, Manchester United legend follows next on the list.
26. Jay Jay Okocha, the only African and Nigeria legend spots ahead
25. Juan Roman Riquelme
23. Diego Forlan comes in just before Thierry Henry
22. Thierry Henry, the arsenal and Barcelona star is considered as the number 22nd in the list
20. Robin van Persie, the former arsenal man, comes in after rivaldo.
19. Memphis Depay
18. Ryan Giggs
17. Wesley Sneijder
16. Juan Arango
14. Shunsuke Nakamura
13. Gheorghe Hagi
12. Pierre van Hooijdonk
11. Steven Gerrard, the former Liverpool man also made the list.
10. Alessandro del Piero
9. Sinisa Mihajlovic
8. Lionel Messi the world best comes in as the number 8th Free-Kick taker so all time
7. Andrea Pirlo
6. Ronaldinho, former Barcelona legend, comes in as the 6th Free-Kick taker of all time
5. Diego Maradona
4. Roberto Carlos
3. Cristiano Ronaldo comes in as the 3rs best Free-Kick taker of all time
2. David Beckham
1. Juninho Pernambucano wins the list for the best Free-Kick taker of all time in the world. He currently holds the record for the highest Free-Kick goals in the world.
Well there you have the list, what do you think?
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