Traditionally the most exciting Brazillian footballers have been their forwards, but in the last decade their has been one that was not one of them. Roberto Carlos, he took attacking from full back to another level, whether overlapping the midfielders, cutting in with the ball to unleash one of his thunderous kicks, Carlos commited himself wholehartedly to the attack, himself and Cafu were an exciting combination at the World Cups in 98 02 . 49 more words
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Joe Hart, Fraser Forster, Ben Foster,
John Stones,Phil Jagielka, Leighton Baines, Chris Smalling,Danny Rose,Ryan Bertrand,Kyle Walker.
Jack Wilshire,Ross Barkley, Delle Alli, Eric Dier, Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana, James Milner, Raheem Sterling, Fabien Deplh, Danny Drinkwater… 12 more words
Ivor John Allchurch, Welsh association football (soccer) player who was the “Golden Boy” of Welsh soccer from 1949 to 1968. Allchurch, an inside forward known for his superb ball control, scored 251 goals in 694 league matches, mainly for Swansea Town, Newcastle United, and Cardiff City, made a then-record 23 goals in 68 appearances for Wales, and was instrumental in guiding Wales in 1958 to its only appearance in a World Cup final, where it narrowly lost to Brazil in a semifinal match (b. Dec. 16, 1929–d. July 9, 1997).