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The Top 250 Players of All-Time: 120-111

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In February 2013 up in the attic bedroom of our student house, Gareth ThomasBen Jones and Ollie Jackson after another prolonged football debate decided it was time we did something about the question, 'Who is the best player in the World?'. Housemate Liam suggested setting out to find the greatest 50 players of all time, this swiftly grew to 100, 150 and 200 before we settled on 250. Our original website www.top250.webs.com is still there to answer the debate but we furthered our work to blogging about the beautiful game starting up www.thefootballhistoryboys.blogspot.com.

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120. Freddie LJUNGBERG

POSITION: Midfielder; 

NATION: Sweden (75/14);

CLUB(s): Halmstads BK (SWE), Arsenal (ENG), West Ham United (ENG), Seattle Sounders FC (USA), Chicago Fire (USA), Celtic (SCO), Shimizu S-Pulse (JAP)

CLUB HONOURS: 1x Allsvenskan, 1x Svenska Cupen, 2x Premier League, 3x FA Cup, 3x FA Community Shield, 1x Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup

"How do you e…

The Top 250 Players of All-Time: 130-121

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In February 2013 up in the attic bedroom of our student house, Gareth ThomasBen Jones and Ollie Jackson after another prolonged football debate decided it was time we did something about the question, 'Who is the best player in the World?'. Housemate Liam suggested setting out to find the greatest 50 players of all time, this swiftly grew to 100, 150 and 200 before we settled on 250. Our original website www.top250.webs.com is still there to answer the debate but we furthered our work to blogging about the beautiful game starting up www.thefootballhistoryboys.blogspot.com.

Missed the last installment? What are you waiting for?

120-111


130. Brian LAUDRUP

POSITION: Forward;

NATION: Denmark (82/21); 
CLUB(s): Brondby (DEN), Bayer Uerdingen (GER), Bayern Munich (GER), Fiorentina (ITA), Milan (ITA), Rangers (SCO), Chelsea (ENG), Copenhagen (DEN), Ajax (NED); 
CLUB HONOURS: 2x Danish 1st Division, 1x DFL-Supercup, 1x Serie A, 1x UEFA Champions League, 3x Scottish Premier League, 1x Scott…

The Top 250 Players of All-Time: 140-131

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In February 2013 up in the attic bedroom of our student house, Gareth ThomasBen Jones and Ollie Jackson after another prolonged football debate decided it was time we did something about the question, 'Who is the best player in the World?'. Housemate Liam suggested setting out to find the greatest 50 players of all time, this swiftly grew to 100, 150 and 200 before we settled on 250. Our original website www.top250.webs.com is still there to answer the debate but we furthered our work to blogging about the beautiful game starting up www.thefootballhistoryboys.blogspot.com.

Missed the last installment? Find it here!

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140. RUI COSTA


POSITION: Midfielder;
NATION: Portugal (94/26);
CLUB(s): Benfica (POR), Fafe (POR), Fiorentina (ITA), Milan (ITA)
CLUB HONOURS: 1x Taça de Portugal, 1x Primeira Liga, 3x Coppa Italia, 2x Supercoppa Italiana, 1x Serie A, 1x UEFA Champions League, 1x UEFA Super Cup
"Rui Costa wasn’t just an immensely talented playmaker whose sublime skills graced…

The Top 250 Players of All-Time: 150-141

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In February 2013 up in the attic bedroom of our student house, Gareth Thomas, Ben Jones and Ollie Jackson after another prolonged football debate decided it was time we did something about the question, 'Who is the best player in the World?'. Housemate Liam suggested setting out to find the greatest 50 players of all time, this swiftly grew to 100, 150 and 200 before we settled on 250. Our original website www.top250.webs.com is still there to answer the debate but we furthered our work to blogging about the beautiful game starting up www.thefootballhistoryboys.blogspot.com.

Missed the last installment? Find it here!


150. TOSTÁO
POSITION: Forward


NATION: Brazil (54/32)

CLUB(s): America, Cruzeiro, Vasco da Gama (All BRA)

CLUB HONOURS: 1x Brazilian League, 5x Mineiro State Championships

INTERNATIONAL HONOURS: 1x FIFA World Cup

"Fate works in mysterious ways. The fact that Tostao was forced to hang up his boots early not because of a broken knee or a hurt ankle, but because of an ey…