It is usually great goalscorers that are mentioned in debates around the greatest player of all time, but make no mistake about it, Zinedine Zidane deserves to be in that conversation.
The France icon did score goals – and great ones at that – but he captured the imagination due to his all-round game. Zizou matched grace with power, subtlety with skills and humility with the odd reminder that he was the boss.
But rather than pay tribute to the former Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid ourselves, we’ve left it to the experts – the players and managers who got to witness his greatness firsthand.
There’s just 18 to get.
“You think Cristiano is good? Wait to see Fábio.”
There are some big names on this list.
Whatever happened to Amr Zaki?
Would you rather a team of Milners or Hazards?
There’s now 19 to get.
One club has bought 74 goals.
What can Liverpool expect this season?
Players getting hit in the b*llocks is always fun.
It didn’t take long for Pogba to make a statement.