Dream teams of France Football

Math1990

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Well in 2020 France Football the most respected football magazine in the world, Make the Three Best teams Squads of all time with the best players of all time that were chosen by a vote of 170 experts (There was online voting by fans, but it did not influence the dream teams released by France football), as I didn't see any thread about it, I decided to make a.

first team

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This is the first and the best team, Composed of 7 whites(cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, lothar matthaus, Xavi , Maldini, beckenbauer and Lev yashin),
1 mestizo (Maradona),
1 mulatto (Ronaldo) and 2 blacks (Cafu and pele).

Second Team


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Composed of 5 whites ( Johan Cruyff, Alfredo di Stefano, Andrea Pirlo, Franco Baresi and Gianluigi Buffon),
1 mixed (Garrincha),
1 arab (Zidane), and 4 blacks (Ronaldinho, Carlos Alberto Torres, Frank Rijkaard and Roberto Carlos).

Third Team
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Composed of 9 whites (Marco Van basten, George Best, Andrés iniesta, Johan Neeskens , Michel Platini, Paul Breitner, Sérgio Ramos, Philip Lahm and Manuel Neuer) and 2 Blacks ( Didi and Thierry Henry).

Out of the total of 33 players that were selected for the 3 best teams of all time.

21 are White(cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, lothar matthaus, Xavi , Paolo Maldini,Franz beckenbauer, Lev yashin, Johan Cruyff, Alfredo di Stefano, Andrea Pirlo, Franco Baresi, Gianluigi Buffon, Marco Van basten, George Best, Andrés iniesta, Johan Neeskens , Michel Platini, Paul Breitner, Sérgio Ramos, Philip Lahm and Manuel Neuer)

8 Blacks ( Pele , Cafu , Ronaldinho , Carlos Alberto Torres, Frank Rijkaard,Didi and Henry, if count the mulatto Ronaldo rises to 9, if also count Garrincha rises to 10)

1 Arab (Zidane)

1 Mestizo (Maradona)

being very recent I don't see how the list can change maybe Neuer going to the second team while Buffon going to the third.
 
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clement

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i definitely don't agree with the inclusion of thierry henry
and i think puyol should be in sergio ramos' place

interesting how there are no non-white defenders except some full backs that were mostly known for their offensive contributions
 

SneakyQuick

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Maradona was half Italian, one quarter basque, and one quarter native (Guarani). In my mind he is a white guy , but I guess your mileage may vary.


I think Henry was overrated. Surprised Ribery didn’t make the list. Guy was all over the field. Henry always needed the ball right in perfect position. Honestly Giroud is better in my view
 

clement

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Maradona was half Italian, one quarter basque, and one quarter native (Guarani). In my mind he is a white guy , but I guess your mileage may vary.


I think Henry was overrated. Surprised Ribery didn’t make the list. Guy was all over the field. Henry always needed the ball right in perfect position. Honestly Giroud is better in my view

according to arsene wenger who had access to inside sources, ribery was the most athletic player amongst top leagues, ranking first in physical tests
i think that was his main strenght

i think it would be easy to find a better forward than henry
shevchenko for example i think it's pretty obvious
 

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Klinsmann was a better forward as well. Don’t get me wrong, Henry was good but he doesn’t merit inclusion with these others.

I didn’t like Zidane much but the guy had a magical touch on the ball and he definitely belongs.
 

clement

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Klinsmann was a better forward as well. Don’t get me wrong, Henry was good but he doesn’t merit inclusion with these others.

I didn’t like Zidane much but the guy had a magical touch on the ball and he definitely belongs.

it's difficult to consider henry a good striker when he was one of the worst when it comes to headers, in modern football a striker can't be considered elite if he isn't a threat in this department

that and arsenal wasn't a very good club
at henry's peak you had to play in italy or spain in the later years to be considered for ballon d'or award
that's why schevchenko got the award and is undoubtedly superior
 
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Well in 2020 France Football the most respected football magazine in the world, Make the Three Best teams Squads of all time with the best players of all time that were chosen by a vote of 170 experts (There was online voting by fans, but it did not influence the dream teams released by France football), as I didn't see any thread about it, I decided to make a.

first team

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This is the first and the best team, Composed of 7 whites(cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, lothar matthaus, Xavi , Maldini, beckenbauer and Lev yashin),
1 mestizo (Maradona),
1 mulatto (Ronaldo) and 2 blacks (Cafu and pele).

Second Team


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Composed of 5 whites ( Johan Cruyff, Alfredo di Stefano, Andrea Pirlo, Franco Baresi and Gianluigi Buffon),
1 mixed (Garrincha),
1 arab (Zidane), and 4 blacks (Ronaldinho, Carlos Alberto Torres, Frank Rijkaard and Roberto Carlos).

Third Team
View attachment 3483

Composed of 9 whites (Marco Van basten, George Best, Andrés iniesta, Johan Neeskens , Michel Platini, Paul Breitner, Sérgio Ramos, Philip Lahm and Manuel Neuer) and 2 Blacks ( Didi and Thierry Henry).

Out of the total of 33 players that were selected for the 3 best teams of all time.

21 are White(cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, lothar matthaus, Xavi , Paolo Maldini,Franz beckenbauer, Lev yashin, Johan Cruyff, Alfredo di Stefano, Andrea Pirlo, Franco Baresi, Gianluigi Buffon, Marco Van basten, George Best, Andrés iniesta, Johan Neeskens , Michel Platini, Paul Breitner, Sérgio Ramos, Philip Lahm and Manuel Neuer)

8 Blacks ( Pele , Cafu , Ronaldinho , Carlos Alberto Torres, Frank Rijkaard,Didi and Henry, if count the mulatto Ronaldo rises to 9, if also count Garrincha rises to 10)

1 Arab (Zidane)

1 Mestizo (Maradona)

being very recent I don't see how the list can change maybe Neuer going to the second team while Buffon going to the third.

Zidane is white all day long and is always referred to as white regardless of his Arab heritage. His heritage is linked to the white Arabs in particular actually.


How could any all-time best team not gave Zidane on first team ? Bs list.

And where is the greatest European scorer of all-time, Gerd Mueller? Did I miss that ?
 
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