Top 10 Best Argentina Players Of All Time

Top 10 Best Argentina Players Of All Time

Argentina has developed amazing football players of all time. Diego Maradona is the best football sportsperson ever in world football history. Similarly, Lionel Messi is the best in the present era, with his good speed, agility, great impulses, and good dribbling capability. Continue reading this article to know more about the top 10 best Argentina players of all time. The Argentine footballers have won many awards in international football of all time.

1. Lionel Messi (One of the Top 10 Best Argentina Players Of All Time)

Top 10 Best Argentina Players Of All Time
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Lionel Messi was born on 24th June 1987. He is the top-ranked football player from Argentina, who is famous all over the world. Messi is presently playing for the PSG (Paris Saint-Germain) club. Of course, he was regarded as the best player at Copa America in 2021. Lionel Messi scored 38 goals and gave 14 assists in 47 appearances in all tournaments for the Catalans in the 2020-21 period. Indeed, he won 3 FIFA world player of the year awards continuously in 2009, 2010, and 2011. And, he also made significant contribution’s to Argentina’s gold medal win at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

2. Diego Armando Maradona (One of the Top 10 Best Argentina Players Of All Time)

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Diego Armando Maradona is a football player born in Argentina on 30th October 1960. People called him fondly, “El Pibe de Oro” (“The Golden Boy”). Maradona was a part of the clubs: Sevilla, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Argentinos Juniors, Napoli, and, Newell’s Old Boys. He took part in 4 FIFA World Cups, and then he won the 1986 FIFA World Cup. Indeed, his first goal in the game was called, “hand of God”, and his next goal was called, “Goal of the century”. He made his international debut at the age of 16, where he played against Hungary in 1977. He won the Golden Ball prize in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in 1979, and also in the FIFA World Cup in 1986.

3. Alfredo Di Stefano

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Alfredo Stéfano Di Stéfano Laulhé was born on 4th July, 1926. He was popularly known as “Saeta Rubia” (“Blond Arrow”). He received the Ballon d’Or prize for the European Footballer of the Year title in 1959 and 1957. Moreover, he won the European order of merit in 1994. He also got the FIFA order of merit in 1994. Indeed, Alfredo is the only player to have been awarded the Super Ballon d’Or.

4. Angel Di Maria

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Ángel Fabián Di María was born on 14th February, 1988 in Rosario, Argentina. He can play as a winger or also as an attacking midfielder. Maria plays presently with the club, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). Earlier, he started his professional career with Rosario Central. Di Maria joined the Spanish club, Real Madrid in 2010. Furthermore, he won the UEFA Champions League and the La Liga titles there. Also, he joined the PSG club in 2015. Maria is the PSG club’s all-time leader in assists and the ninth-highest goalscorer. Maria played in the 2021 Copa América which led Argentina to victory, with his only goal in the final.

5. Gabriel Omar Batistuta

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Gabriel Omar Batistuta was born on 1st February 1969. People consider him as one of the greatest strikers in football history. In 1999, he secured the third position for the FIFA world player of the year prize. One of the greatest international footballers of all time, Pele included his name in the list of the world’s greatest living sportspersons, FIFA 100. He was the winner of the Artemio Franchi Trophy in 1993, Copa América titles in 1991 and 1993, and FIFA Confederations Cup in 1992.

6. Mario Alberto Kempes

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Mario Alberto Kempes, also called El Matador was born on 15th July 1954 in Argentina. He helped Argentina win in the 1978 world cup. So, Kempes received the Golden Boot award as the highest scorer of that year.

The football fans called him fondly, El Matador and El Toro. Kempes won the awards of World Cup Golden Ball, Onze d’Or European footballer of the Year, and South American Footballer of the Year in 1978.

7. Juan Román Riquelme

Juan Román Riquelme
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Juan Román Riquelme was born on 24th June 1978 in Argentina. He spent most of his professional life in Soccer playing as a midfielder with the Boca Juniors. Indeed, he won the  1997 FIFA World Youth Championship in Malaysia and the 1997 South American U-20 Championship. Therefore, the title of Argentina’s footballer of the year was conferred upon Riquelme four times. He also got the title of the South American footballer of the year in 2001.

8. Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan)

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Lautaro Martinez (Inter Milan) was born on 22nd August 1997 in Argentina. He played for the Argentina national team in the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup and, the 2017 South American U-20 Championship. At the beginning of his career, he played as a central defender, and later on, he played as a forward. Besides, he was the nominee of the Ballon d’Or award in 2021.

9. Daniel Passarella

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Daniel Alberto Passarella took birth on 25th May 1953 in Chacabuco, Buenos Aires Province of Argentina. And, he played as a center-back. Alberto was the captain of the group of Argentina players who won the 1978 World Cup. Daniel is the greatest South American defender in football history. Therefore, for his leadership attributes, he was nicknamed as the “El Gran Capitán”, “El Kaiser”, and “El Caudillo” (the Chief).

10. Carlos Tevez

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Carlos Alberto Tevez was born on 5th February 1984 in Argentina. Earlier, he began his international professional career for his nation in 2004. Carlos got the prizes of the Footballer of the Year of Argentina twice, the South American Footballer of the Year three times, and the Argentine Sportsperson of the Year once.

You can also read this article to know the top 10 greatest dribblers in football history.

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