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magglis
11-24-2012, 07:11 AM
I think we never had a thread like that and we need one.Here you can talk about for the Legends of football why you like them,why you don't like them,their best match, goal or videos of them.Interviews or anything else you guys want.You can also talk about good old managers.But the only rule is that we only talk about retired football players and managers

magglis
11-24-2012, 07:30 AM
Let me start please.

Paolo Maldini:One of the best Italian left/central defenders ever IMO.He played football for 24 years.And even when he was 39-40 years old he was playing with the same passion of an 18 year old.He has two sons currently playing for Milan in the youth teams,surprised?647 appearances and 29 goals with Milan in Serie A.902 games in all competitions.In international level 126 apps and 7 goals.He won the best defender trophy from UEFA at the age of 39 and he almost win the Player of the year award in 1995.A true captain of the team lead Milan to win with them 26 trophies :)

Pumpkinhead
11-24-2012, 03:11 PM
Let me start please.

Paolo Maldini:One of the best Italian left/central defenders ever IMO.He played football for 24 years.And even when he was 39-40 years old he was playing with the same passion of an 18 year old.He has two sons currently playing for Milan in the youth teams,surprised?647 appearances and 29 goals with Milan in Serie A.902 games in all competitions.In international level 126 apps and 7 goals.He won the best defender trophy from UEFA at the age of 39 and he almost win the Player of the year award in 1995.A true captain of the team lead Milan to win with them 26 trophies :)

An outstanding defender, truly a legend, he won 5 UCL with Milan and made it to the 1994's World cup in USA with Italy



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYXgsxpMlA0

Tommy Thunder
11-24-2012, 03:14 PM
Let me start please.

Paolo Maldini:One of the best Italian left/central defenders ever IMO.He played football for 24 years.And even when he was 39-40 years old he was playing with the same passion of an 18 year old.He has two sons currently playing for Milan in the youth teams,surprised?647 appearances and 29 goals with Milan in Serie A.902 games in all competitions.In international level 126 apps and 7 goals.He won the best defender trophy from UEFA at the age of 39 and he almost win the Player of the year award in 1995.A true captain of the team lead Milan to win with them 26 trophies :)

One of my idols. A true great.

Karsten Langenfeld
11-24-2012, 07:57 PM
I would go with Jürgen 'Kokser' Kohler. Former german national defender. World champion 1990, Champions league winner 1997 with Borussia Dortmund. i loved the man.

in the champions league semi finals 1997 against manchester united he stopped the whole utd offense singlehandedly, becoming 'fussballgott' in the process.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GpU9QBnTv8

magglis
11-24-2012, 08:00 PM
An outstanding defender, truly a legend, he won 5 UCL with Milan and made it to the 1994's World cup in USA with Italy





One of my idols. A true great.
Feel free to post something about more football legends

Wrestling_Diva
11-24-2012, 08:13 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vshViMKjIfw

Madrid Legend

Shining Light
11-24-2012, 08:16 PM
Zinidine Zidane... May not have ended his career in the greatest of ways but boy was it memorable! Possibly the greatest midfielder in the history of football, and a true hero for both club and country.

magglis
11-24-2012, 08:35 PM
Pavel Nedved: Juve fans used to call him "Furia Cieca"."The Czech Fury".After 5 excellent seasons with Lazio, Juve spend 41m(a lot of money at that point of time,still are a lot)to buy him and to replace the all time great Zidane who left for Real.664 apps and 146 goals in his career.In his career he won 17 titles.One of them was UEFA cup with Lazio 1998-99 and one European super Cup again with Lazio 1999.He's also an UEFA cup finalist with Lazio 1997-98 and and CL finalist 2002-03 with Juve.With his national team was the leader for many years and he was a finalist in Euro 1996 and semi finalist in Euro 2004(Dellas;)).At his last match of his career he played as captain vs his old team Lazio.The won that game 2-0 and he had one assist.He was substituted before the final whistle he received a standing ovation from both team supporters.After the match all the Juve players formed a guard of honer and Pavel did a lap of honor to thank the fans.He was one of the big 3 of the old Juve(Del Piero,Trezeguet,Nedved) and one of the best Czech players ever:)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=eo-bPDLWng0#t=39s

magglis
11-24-2012, 08:36 PM
Zinidine Zidane... May not have ended his career in the greatest of ways but boy was it memorable! Possibly the greatest midfielder in the history of football, and a true hero for both club and country.
Possibly the greatest football player in the history of football

Darkside Ron Garvin
11-24-2012, 11:13 PM
I have to remember the following football players.

Barry Sanders... Perhaps one of the all time greatest running backs

http://cdn.bleacherreport.net/images_root/slides/photos/000/293/288/Barry-Sanders_display_image.jpg?1278829875


A Coach and highly respected man, Tom Landry

http://www.biography.com/imported/images/Biography/Images/Profiles/L/Tom-Landry-9372692-1-402.jpg


Joe Montana - In my opinion, the greatest Quartback to have played the game


http://ryanaustindean.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/joe-montana-greatest-qb.jpg


Offensive Linemen were in fear of Reggie White's Bitch slap


http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m9yaowtPms1r83y3do1_500.jpg



Offenses would game plan against this one man... Deion Sanders


http://newspaper.li/static/567a014a354cc431e3bb1af02496d2cf.gif

Shining Light
11-25-2012, 12:55 AM
Think you've got the wrong sport mate :)

By football he means soccer, but I can see where you mis-interpreted it

Darkside Ron Garvin
11-25-2012, 01:03 AM
Think you've got the wrong sport mate :)

By football he means soccer, but I can see where you mis-interpreted it

No, I did it on purpose as a way to fuck with mags... No misconception of the direction this thread was intended to go; just me being the ass that I am :cool:

Steve Austin
11-25-2012, 05:30 AM
Zidane = The greatest player ever.

Going with Ronaldo, certainly one of the best strikers ever and he used to score with ease.

Shining Light
11-25-2012, 07:08 AM
No, I did it on purpose as a way to fuck with mags... No misconception of the direction this thread was intended to go; just me being the ass that I am :cool:

Ahh... Good lad! ;)

VanHooliganX
11-25-2012, 07:22 AM
A few people I would of said have been said so I'll exclude those.

Ronaldo: First person to take my breathe away was Brazilian Ronaldo.

World Cup 1998 was my first tournament for any sport and he fucking destroyed that tournament. Didn't play in the final but boy did he own back then.

Paul Dickov: To you. He's just an average player that was just constant enough to be called a good/decent striker. To me, he was the first player I absolutely loved to watch. His goal vs Gillingham helped shape football today so he didn't do that badly ;). He even did pretty well when he came back to play for us.

Now the Oldham manager I believe.

Shearer: What a guy! Lord knows England could use a guy like him right now up front! Don't really need to say much about him since you'll all know how he did for Blackburn and Newcastle.



I'll so a few others later.

magglis
11-25-2012, 08:11 AM
Oliver Kahn: Possibly the best goal keeper in the history of football.He won 25 title 23 of them with Bayern and 1 Euro with his national team Germany.He was always amazing to watch sometimes it was very annoying how much good he was.He is the only keeper who won the golden boot at the 2002 World Club,where he took his team to the final.With Bayern 3 of the titles he won are Cl 2001 UEFA cup 1996 and Intercontinental cup 2001In his last match he played in a friendly match vs one Indian team during Bayern's tour in India.120 000 people turned up for the match.Bayern won 0-3 and Kahn was substituted in 55th min.

This is a pic from at his testimonial match

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8f/Oliver_Kahn_of_Munich%2C_September_2%2C_2008.jpg/320px-Oliver_Kahn_of_Munich%2C_September_2%2C_2008.jpg


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=SonL3UzDYFk#t=12 s

Karsten Langenfeld
11-25-2012, 08:26 AM
Oliver Kahn: Possibly the best goal keeper in the history of football.He won 25 title 23 of them with Bayern and 1 Euro with his national team Germany.He was always amazing to watch sometimes it was very annoying how much good he was.He is the only keeper who won the golden boot at the 2002 World Club,where he took his team to the final.With Bayern 3 of the titles he won are Cl 2001 UEFA cup 1996 and Intercontinental cup 2001In his last match he played in a friendly match vs one Indian team during Bayern's tour in India.120 000 people turned up for the match.Bayern won 0-3 and Kahn was substituted in 55th min.

This is a pic from at his testimonial match

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8f/Oliver_Kahn_of_Munich%2C_September_2%2C_2008.jpg/320px-Oliver_Kahn_of_Munich%2C_September_2%2C_2008.jpg


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=SonL3UzDYFk#t=12 s



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajsNJtnUb7c

Y2Jryder
11-25-2012, 04:49 PM
Jari Litmanen, one of the best footballers I ever saw with my own eyes.
Unfortunately he was so injury prone.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgZtEHALvW4

one the last CL for Ajax

Shining Light
11-27-2012, 12:24 PM
Cantona. If only players these days were allowed to kung-fu kick any fan who wanted to act like a twat and be racist :rolleyes:

Tommy Thunder
11-27-2012, 12:37 PM
Jari Litmanen, one of the best footballers I ever saw with my own eyes.
Unfortunately he was so injury prone.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgZtEHALvW4

one the last CL for Ajax

Hear hear. One of the best of his generation no doubt. I loved watching him play.
I recall a fairly recent game when he played for Finland against Wales (I think it was one of Toshack's last games in charge *shudders*). Litmanen was 38, or possibly even 39 at the time, but he quite literally ripped the whole Welsh team to shreds on his own and won the game single handedly. I know it didn't exactly take much to beat Wales during the Toshack years, but still, it was an amazing display for a guy his age against a team 10 years and more younger than him.


Cantona. If only players these days were allowed to kung-fu kick any fan who wanted to act like a twat and be racist :rolleyes:

Luis Suarez' teeth might be back in place if Cantona would be around these days :p

But King Eric is one of the best foreign players to play in the PL #fact

Pumpkinhead
11-27-2012, 01:12 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bk7AVEd_OrQ

Tommy Thunder
11-27-2012, 01:15 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bk7AVEd_OrQ

IMO, United's best ever striker. I was really gutted when he left :(

Pumpkinhead
11-27-2012, 01:21 PM
IMO, United's best ever striker. I was really gutted when he left :(
One of my idols and my favorite player as a kid, Ruud is truly a legend!!!

Y2Jryder
11-27-2012, 03:52 PM
Would you guys pick Van Nistelrooy over RVP or Rooney?

Pumpkinhead
11-28-2012, 02:29 PM
Would you guys pick Van Nistelrooy over RVP or Rooney?
I would pick him over RVP, not sure about Rooney