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Footballing Icons: RONALDO R9

Legendary Brazilian striker R9 is regarded as one of the best footballers to ever grace the game. The powerful forward had pace in abundance and quick feet that left many a defender in his wake, combined with his clinical and deadly finishing in front of goal he earned himself the nickname ‘O Fenômeno‘ which translates […]

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Footballing Icons: George BEST

The Manchester United and Northern Ireland wingman was a maverick on and off the pitch during the 60’s and 70’s. The talented two footed Best would glide past defenders like they didn’t exist with his unique balance, pace and skill. He’s regarded as one of the greatest footballers to ever play the game and has […]

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Footballing Icons: Duncan EDWARDS

Manchester United and England international Duncan Edwards was tragically taken too soon aged just 21 when he sadly passed away shortly after the Munich air disaster in 1958. In his five years as a professional footballer at Old Trafford he helped the Reds win two league titles and amassed 177 appearances, scoring 21 goals from midfield. Whilst […]

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Footballing Icons: Johan CRUYFF

The Dutch attacking midfield maestro was born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1947. He made his debut for his hometown club Ajax in 1964 and turned around their fortunes, becoming a dominant force domestically and on the continent with three consecutive European Cup titles between 1971-1973. On a individual level Johan was awarded the Ballon […]

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Footballing Icons: Paolo MALDINI

Paolo Maldini is a one club man that spent his entire playing career in the Serie A with AC Milan. During that time he won 25 trophies with the Rossoneri: the European Cup five times, seven Serie A titles, one Coppa Italia, five Supercoppa Italiana titles, four European Super Cups, two Intercontinental Cups and one FIFA Club World Cup. Following his retirement at the age of 41, Milan retired his number […]

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Footballing Icons: Paul GASCOIGNE

The English midfield maverick grew up in Gateshead and it wasn’t long before his unique talents we’re spotted by his local team Newcastle United. Paul Gascoigne signed schoolboy terms with the team he supported as a boy in 1980 and by 1985 he was captaining the youth team to FA Youth Cup success which led […]

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Footballing Icons: Bobby MOORE

Regarded by Pele as the greatest defender he’d ever played against. Bobby Moore was a captain and a leader of men, a composed and elegant defender who was equally adept at bringing the ball out of defence as he was at stopping attackers in their tracks. Moore’s career started at West Ham United and at […]

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Footballing Icons: PELE

The Brazilian forward amassed an incredible 1,279 goals in 1,363 games (including friendlies) during his career. At club level, Pele only played for two clubs during his 21 years as a professional footballer, Santos in Brazil and New York Cosmos in the USA where he won a combined 27 honours. At international level, Pelé still […]

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Footballing Icons: Jurgen KLINSMANN

In Germany, his nickname was ‘flipper’ which is translated in deutsch is pinball machine due to his quick feet and boundless energy on the pitch. When he arrived in England, the tabloid newspapers labelled him ‘Der Dive Bomber’ for his reputation for being theatrical under a challenge but it wasn’t long before he won over […]

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Footballing Icons: Jimmy GREAVES

Jimmy GREAVES The England 1966 World Cup winner was goal machine for club and country racking up an incredible 439 goals. He also broke a few records along the way and still holds the title as Spurs all time leading goal scorer. He fully deserves his place in the English Football Hall of Fame.

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