Remembering seven times Kaka was one of the world’s best footballers

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Kaka’s star may have faded, but it is worth reminiscing over when the former AC Milan and Brazil star was one of the world’s greatest.

Having hung up his boots earlier this year following a swansong with Orlando City at the end of his career, today marks 10 years since Kaka was named FIFA World Player of the Year.

He may have lacked the longevity of the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to propel him into the bracket of one of the best players of all time, but Kaka at his best was as captivating as any player to take to the field.

We’ve looked back at seven of his best moments from an illustrious career…

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